rooves vs roofs

rooves roofs

Definitions

  • 1) Plural form of roof.
  • 2) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of roof. (to install a roof).

Examples

  • 1) He was expelled after selling lead stolen from the roofs of school buildings.
  • 2) Video shot from a helicopter showed rescue workers digging holes in the roof of the collapsed building.
  • 3) The next door terrace suffered damage to the roof and one wall.
  • 4) Surely thatched roofs made a difference too?
  • 5) It has two bathrooms and a roof terrace.
  • 6) The programme follows a number of residents as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads.
  • 7) It won't put a roof over your head.
  • 8) But now she's pregnant by me and my boyfriend hit the roof when I told him.
  • 9) We climbed on to the roof of a building the other day.
  • 10) You have a roof over your head.
  • 11) My boyfriend hit the roof once we got home.
  • 12) Rescuers had to cut the roof off the car.
  • 13) We would be exposed on top of the roof because we were in a static position.
  • 14) This roof covers some eight acres of floor space and has no supporting columns.
  • 15) There was an armed guard on the roof and one at the end of the corridor.
  • 16) The only recent changes have been trees blowing down and the repair of thatched roofs.
  • 17) You must not let him touch your teeth or the roof of your mouth.
  • 18) From the church gardens there are views over the terraced roofs and chimneys of the city.
  • 19) Obviously keeping a roof over your head is your first priority.
  • 20) The cable roof structure will be lifted into place by the end of the year.
  • 21) They mention family members being on the roofs of different buildings and waving at each other.
  • 22) We were happy to have a roof over our heads.
  • 23) It hit the roof of the oven and just stuck.
  • 24) Mercy suffered minor injuries after clinging to the roof of the car.
  • 25) So here these two spies had been hidden on top of the roof.
  • 26) The laughing thug then torched the thatched roof with a cigarette lighter.
  • 27) The lightweight roof will provide extra insulation and reduce condensation, organisers said.
  • 28) Many of the houses are burnt, the tin roofs caved in over charred beams.
  • 29) Hanging upside down, I found the doors had been jammed by the partly collapsed roof.
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