How To Use Shelter In A Sentence

  • A sudden rain sent everyone scurrying for shelter.
  • The shelter was quite a long way away, and there wouldn't be time to come back to the steps.
  • The flat fourth story is crowned by an emphatic cornice, above which is a tall mansard roof sheltering two more stories.
  • There were shoals of grunt and goatfish sheltering in the shadow of our boat.
  • They lived for some days on the excellent flesh of the maskalonge, on clams from the beach -- enormous clams of delicious flavor -- on a new fruit with a pinkish meat, which grew abundantly in the thickets and somewhat resembled breadfruit; on wild asparagus-sprouts, and on the few squirrels that Stern was able to "pot" with his revolver from the shelter of the leafy little camping-place they had arranged near the river. Darkness and Dawn
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  • Free-range pigs have shelters shaped as triangles or half circles, but most porkers were lurking inside; pine trees had snow plastered on the north side of their trunks and the hot sun on the south side.
  • Let her shelter you as is her pleasure and as her kind heart will have her do.
  • Contact Shelter who advise anyone worried about being made homeless ( shelter. The Sun
  • Islanders on the frontline hid in bomb shelters. The Sun
  • Damien writhed in anger as he stood penned in the bus shelter like an animal, with this herd of obnoxious Cockneys.
  • To one side of the central playing area is another book with its spine in the air, forming a shelter for six unseen musicians. Times, Sunday Times
  • Shelters are constructed for officers, and depots for the storage and distribution of supplies are also erected.
  • For them there was no shelter from the cold, no shrewd crawling to leeward in snug nooks. THE SCORN OF WOMEN
  • I think of the work that goes on in our homeless shelters, hospitals and hospices. The Sun
  • A beggar woman and her child took shelter on the verandah at night and left behind disquieting odours.
  • A high percentage of their investmetns were tax shelters andthey are featured in the 2003 and 2005 Senate reports on abusive tax shelter promotion. Updates On The Clintons' Tax Returns
  • Others complained about the miserable conditions at the shelters.
  • Most villagers have cleaned out their bomb shelters and made sure to stock canned food and medical supplies. Times, Sunday Times
  • The region is an interior lowland sheltered from direct marine influences.
  • I'll be the first to admit that I've led a somewhat sheltered life since arriving in Bulgaria last January.
  • As the bambu, in the bambus safely sheltered, scorns the axe. ' Hindu literature : Comprising The Book of good counsels, Nala and Damayanti, The Ramayana, and Sakoontala
  • The coffin was palled with a square of rusty black velvet, whence all the pile had long been worn, and which the soaking rain now helped age to embrown and make flabby; a standard cross was borne by an ecclesiastical official, who had on a quadrangular cap surmounted by a centre tuft; two priests followed, sheltered by umbrellas, their sacerdotal garments dabbled and draggled with mud, and showing thick-shod feet beneath the dingy serge and lawn that flapped above them, as they came along at a smart pace, suggestive of anything but solemnity. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866
  • Why not leave churches open at night so homeless people have somewhere to shelter from the cold and rain? The Sun
  • She's been spotted at a homeless shelter and dragged kicking and screaming back to Walford. The Sun
  • He embarks on a semantics lecture, suggesting the term “shelter” sends the wrong meaning: “The word connotes impermanency. A Billion Lives
  • Not a mile off, and you'd blithen my day if you'd take shelter and dinner at my camp. Cold Mountain
  • Under apartheid she and her husband enjoyed vast protection and sheltered employment. Times, Sunday Times
  • Suitable shelters can be made from fine plastic mesh or netting stretched between stout wooden posts. Times, Sunday Times
  • A few pedestrians carrying their evening shopping sheltered from the rain in doorways.
  • The slaves were emancipated in 1834 but their living conditions were little better than they had been under slavery, since they had no way to get food and shelter.
  • The figure wearing dark suit, open-necked shirt and stubble, sheltering beneath an umbrella from the torrential rain outside a London cinema, could hardly look more glum.
  • This half-hardy perennial will overwinter in a sheltered spot in full sun. Times, Sunday Times
  • The bomb shelter has concrete walls that are three metres thick.
  • Young fish, young crabs and molting crabs have lost shelter and refuge from their predators.
  • In all the Archegoniate (including the majority of gymnosperms) fertilization and the first critical phases of embryogeny occur within the shelter provided by the archegonium and the adjacent gametophytic tissue.
  • Since the site is highly sheltered the top three terce could seem calm. the top 9 decile could be calm. Parker 2006: An Urban Myth? « Climate Audit
  • In spite of this, he rode on and on, till at last he reached a small white house that stood by itself on the top of a hill, unsheltered from the wind. Folk Tales From Many Lands
  • Starting with only a loincloth , you must explore the wilderness to find water, food and shelter.
  • I don't get your confusion if I mutter under my breath about the enormity of your shelter, or your look of dry indignation if I run and buddy up with you under your brolly - there's room enough for two, no?
  • It seems we would rather harbour war criminals than shelter innocent human beings from inhumane regimes.
  • A south wall provides shelter and supports roses, jasmine and honeysuckle. Planning the Organic Herb Garden
  • Sonia was getting chillier and chillier and knew that she needed a shelter. GWENDOLEN
  • We hug the coastline in a vain attempt to seek shelter from the wind. Times, Sunday Times
  • He was struggling so badly before that now, living in a shelter, he appears to be "blossoming," she said. The grinding reality of growing up poor
  • Light slanted through the canopy of trees that sheltered the abandoned field, causing Qiara to shield her face, and squint her eyes up at the sun.
  • But the uproar passed away in twenty minutes, leaving us all unharmed; excepting Cathy, who got thoroughly drenched for her obstinacy in refusing to take shelter, and standing bonnetless and shawlless to catch as much water as she could with her hair and clothes. Wuthering Heights
  • The area is sheltered from the south by an ivy-covered brick wall.
  • It occurs mostly on sheltered, well-watered cliff faces and damp coastal flats where there is local protection from wind and spray.
  • You meet when you shelter from the rain. The Sun
  • We will guard the portals between these two realms, and we will shelter your people if they return.
  • Taking on a pooch from an animal shelter brings traumas of many kinds.
  • Frank Debenham, T. Griffith T.ylor, T.yggve Gran and P.O. Robert Forde, the Second Western Party, set out from Cape Evans on December 14, 1911, to geologize in the area of Granite Harbour, and they built a rock shelter that they called Granite House, a name they took from a Jules Verne story. Terra Incognita
  • Apart from sheltering smaller wildlife like rabbits, gaur and jackal, a part of the estate forms an elephant trail which pachyderms from the Bannerghatta range frequent.
  • Why not leave churches open at night so homeless people have somewhere to shelter from the cold and rain? The Sun
  • One of their projects was to tidy up the area where once stood an air-raid shelter and brick shed, the removal of which would have cost about £1,000 to be done privately.
  • I love catching a glimpse of the unexpected flower growing through cracks in a sidewalk, or the furry and feathered critters dodging us humans in their quest for food and shelter.
  • Over each, now, a wooden shelter was in place, already bleached by the sun.
  • While the Irish are sheltering from icy sheets of rain and the Poles are freezing their tootsies off, the Italians are drinking wine and lounging on the southern beaches and the Spaniards are having siestas in the sun.
  • Several small fires were crackling away and shelters were slung between trees.
  • There were wood and game in abundance and shelter from the storms of the plains.
  • They spent their time running backwards and forwards around the vehicles and buildings carrying wounded victims to shelter. Broken Lives
  • If this is not possible, take shelter inside a windowless, interior room in the house.
  • To escape a drenching, I sheltered in a clump of trees.
  • Sheltering behind another wall, he could look out into a clear area where the people of the shanty town were gathered.
  • The traffic had started to move more freely now and he walked to the bus shelter at the roadside, and waited.
  • That big tree on the bank of the river might afford us shelter from the rain.
  • There were so many loopholes and shelters that only the chumps got that big of a bite taken out of their pockets - hench the alternative minimum tax was created. Matthew Yglesias » The Case for More Tax Brackets
  • On the homeless front, 71 percent of the cities surveyed reported increases in requests for emergency shelter.
  • He is still finding it hard to get a damage deposit together and notes that even if he had the money, many landlords don't want to rent from someone whose current address is a shelter.
  • But she also said that Michael and her American home were only temporary shelters because her real world is the home that she built with her husband in Hong Kong.
  • Barracks, tents and makeshift shelters sprang like undergrowth from the soil. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the early spring of 1762 Hazen joined the pioneers with a party of settlers who built a primitive sawmill and gristmill and constructed rude shelters.
  • The grounds around the house are a maze of shelters and sandbags. Times, Sunday Times
  • The occasional curtained litter or rickshaw sheltered its rich occupant from the sun as he or she ventured out on some errand.
  • So isn't that more of a reason to teach him how to handle the Press, rather than shelter him?
  • Every ounce saved was important and they didn't even take blankets or greatcoats and they slept as best they could in rough bamboo shelters with only a groundsheet to keep out the mountain cold.
  • So you'd think it would be sheltered from their rapaciousness.
  • We rigged up a simple and crude shelter for the children.
  • Most of the occupants were brewery workers who on account of their early rising resented bitterly being told to take shelter. Bomber
  • The government has also pledged to build more sheltered housing for women who are fleeing abusive relationships. Times, Sunday Times
  • We did dinghy drill in the harbour and this usually finished with us swimming around in the beautifully clear waters of this sheltered haven.
  • I peered outside at fishermen in green quilted waistcoats sat sheltered beneath big umbrellas beside a pond rippled by raindrops.
  • Half-hardy fuchsias and pelargoniums will need to be lifted, potted and sheltered for winter.
  • You can't shelter your brother from blame in the accident.
  • Using stable sea kayaks, we'll explore a remote corner of this region, search for wildlife in sheltered coves, and watch glaciers calve into ice-choked bays.
  • People were scurrying for shelter. Times, Sunday Times
  • Installed here and there along this remote two-lane blacktop are enormous, striking metal sculptures standing against the unsheltering sky.
  • It is only in the rock-shelter area, B, that we have classic lunates, here residuals in neolithic levels.
  • Ash could accumulate on rooftops, causing them to collapse on people seeking shelter in the vicinity of the volcano.
  • One of her positive convictions was, that you ought not to give them any thing they _ought_ to provide for themselves, such as food or clothing or shelter. The Vicar's Daughter
  • Researchers saw the traits while watching them find shelter and food. The Sun
  • All of a sudden the great sheltering limbs of the trees over Jasperwood look like ceiling beams in a quake-shaken house, ready to crash down.
  • Seek shelter in low-lying areas, such as dense stands of small trees.
  • But Papa had built a little section of roof over the door and there was a six-foot tall stack of cordwood against the wall of the house right next to the door, so that must have provided some kind of shelter from the cold.
  • Fear about Ireland's high debt burden left investors seeking shelter in German bunds, which also kept the euro weak against the dollar for a fourth straight day though it was well off the session low in volatile trading after a U.S. FOREX-Dollar climbs to 1-month high vs yen, euro | Reuters
  • I fancy it was delightless to the husband as to the wife - just turning her twenty-first year, and learning for the first time in her sheltered life the taste of privation. Marion Harland's autobiography : the story of a long life,
  • The family had given shelter to an old pedlar.
  • Mr Wood said aid had to be sent wherever people needed water, food and shelter but he warned there was no overall single answer to the problem of poverty.
  • He actually had a job pumping gas (with a pay rate that didn't nearly cover the cost of the average bachelor apartment) so he was staying at the homeless shelter.
  • The twins sheltered from the storms by learning the art of batik painting, colouring in the exotic fish between their wax outlines.
  • While the nymphs lie low, sucking roots in sheltering soil, you will steer a course from the eager springs of boyhood to the braided delta of manhood and majority.
  • Water sells for a high premium, electricity is a memory, and a transistor radio is the only contact to anyone else outside their temporary shelter.
  • ‘Fair enough,’ Troy answered and wandered outside the shelter to bathe in the river.
  • He fed us, clothed us, sheltered us, trained us and placed us in decent jobs.
  • Sow cabbages, broccoli and other brassicas in a sheltered seed bed or in trays in the cold greenhouse.
  • Dublin, in case we have forgotten, is built on the inlet of a large river and is surrounded by numerous bays and inlets and has a vast well-sheltered harbour.
  • Today senior governments limit their social housing to funding shelters for homeless people.
  • Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. Rabindranath Tagore 
  • The Turks forced the Anglo-Indian prisoners of war to march across the desert without adequate food, water, shelter, or medical attention and large numbers of POW's died under terrible conditions before reaching prison camps in Anatolia. Pursuit of an 'Unparalleled Opportunity': The American YMCA and Prisoner of War Diplomacy among the Central Power Nations during World War I
  • He'd been so kind, offering shelter and protection and a friendship that she wanted very, very badly.
  • The small plants can be put in a sheltered place by a house wall during winter and moved to a shed or outhouse if the weather gets really severe.
  • If she goes anywhere in what you call rendering criminal assistance, which is an accomplice after the fact -- money, food, shelter, anything that would allow him to keep on the run and away from the authorities would be rendering criminal assistance to him by the wife. CNN Transcript Apr 11, 2008
  • You can all hang out in the bus shelter together. Times, Sunday Times
  • They are now in the capital, Monrovia, seeking refuge and shelter, of which there is none.
  • As well as building an enclosure, the urban swineherd will need to provide shelter from the elements for his herd. Times, Sunday Times
  • We managed to rig up a shelter for the night.
  • And if there is an unfavourable wind or swell, there are plenty of worthwhile sheltered sites which are also suitable for novices.
  • More than 40 elderly residents living in sheltered accommodation schemes in Wickford benefited from a troop of volunteers who spruced up their homes.
  • Although they were soaked within a few moments, they took shelter from the wind in one of the wooded valleys. A Time of War
  • With many hundreds of school buses available, the city chose to provide safe shelter for those who did not or could not leave town in the Super Dome.
  • The village is sheltered by gentle hills and seems immune from much of the washout summer that has afflicted Britain. Times, Sunday Times
  • I think I was sort of sheltered.
  • Clouds have rolled on in, hiding the sun, and the insects slowly head for shelter under the leaves before the rain starts to fall and drenches them. Country diary: East Yorkshire
  • The long roots of Water Lettuce provide shelter for fish and fry.
  • In my segment of over-privileged middle-class London, countless respectable parents are sheltering a great lummox of a son whose only apparent plan is never to amount to anything.
  • Sports centres and army barracks have been commandeered as shelters. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some, however, climbed the low hill that sheltered the village slightly from a north wind.
  • So, assuming that you do have rental income to shelter, how can you go about choosing an investment property that will work for you?
  • Today was a very BAD day for my little dawg as we set up a 'playdate' at a shelter in Waterloo in hopes of finding him a playmate. undefined
  • The octagonal shelter, which is coloured purple and silver, has seats and roof.
  • The merchant Sebastian Vizcaino, sailing up the southern California coast, names Syuhtun and the area sheltered by the islands Santa Barbara, in honor of an unattested 3rd century martyr.
  • The ambassador sheltered in the building for two hours before returning to the embassy. Times, Sunday Times
  • It fails to provide the infrastructure for mothers' independence - shelter, childcare and jobs.
  • The shelter is built by lashing poles together to form a small dome.
  • Out of sympathy for the homeless children he gave them shelter for the night.
  • Their immediate need is for food, clothing and shelter.
  • It also absorbs potentially harmful pollutants in the air and provides food and shelter for birds and insects. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sending people to casualty and denying people access to shelters was and is and will always be the domain of the political directorate.
  • Laurin Dodd, an American engineer who is directing the new containment project, described the condition of the existing shelter, often called the sarcophagus. World Pledges $780 Million for New Shell for Chernobyl Nuclear Plant
  • But belike this duskiness will clear presently, and then at least we shall know whither we be going; and we may either turn back, or seek some other shelter, for I know the lake well; I know, I know. The Water of the Wondrous Isles
  • At its side is a sheltered cove, just made for relaxing and swimming.
  • Ash could accumulate on rooftops, causing them to collapse on people seeking shelter in the vicinity of the volcano.
  • Here the gangsman marked his victim, whose steps he dogged into the country when his business was done or his pleasure ended, never for a moment losing sight of him until he walked into the trap all ready set in some wayside spinny or beneath some sheltering bridge. The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore
  • Men will shelter her, and explain things to her, and cover up for her mistakes; in the worst cases — like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, which is a carnival of disaster on a gender front as well as a racial one — her every action will be upstaged by those of a half-grown boy, thus establishing that a male of any age will always be more useful than a woman. The problem of the Childlike Empress at SF Novelists
  • Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in an advanced age; and if we do not plant it when young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. 
  • By testing salmon during winter, when juveniles shelter inactively in streambed refuges, we tested whether individuals associate with or avoid their siblings at a time when the opportunity for kin-directed behaviors is restricted.
  • Critics have dismissed his visit to a shelter for the homeless as an obvious piece of electioneering.
  • Its sheltered atmosphere is a rest stop for crow-sized cattle egrets.
  • If it storms, we'll need shelter
  • The village is sheltered by stunning mountains, and lies on the eastern side of a headland away from westerly gales. Times, Sunday Times
  • There have even been reports of them hibernating successfully in this country in sheltered spots. Times, Sunday Times
  • The palm fronds can be made to give shelter. Times, Sunday Times
  • That's why they burned down their straw shelters and left no trace of their dwellings, only their sarcophagi and burial mounds.
  • Springbok shelter beneath trees and a lone hyena scurries across the open plain.
  • Choose a sheltered sunny position with well-drained and composted soil which is weed free.
  • The boulder sheltered them from the chilling wind.
  • A hypnotic repeating diamond structure called a lamella acts as both roof and wall motif for the shelter. Hale County Animal Shelter by (New) Rural Studio | Inhabitat
  • The anemone fish shelters within the waving fronds of the anemone host, enticing other small fishes into the anemone's trap.
  • Another squad is crouching next to a bridge, sheltering from the scorching sun and waiting to launch an ambush. Times, Sunday Times
  • My bed is something like the carpets in Queen Elizabeth's time, and this shelter-tent is not one which can be called commodious, but The Associate Hermits
  • To thrive and survive they will need to work together to build their shelter, grow their food and raise livestock. Times, Sunday Times
  • There were five homes here in quite a pleasing little cove on the sheltered side of a narrow cape. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic
  • On warm sunny days, employees can eat in a sheltered outdoor courtyard near an old-fashioned gazebo.
  • Deductions would be eliminated in most cases to close loopholes and discourage the use of tax shelters.
  • A year later, four out of five of the two million people displaced are still living in tents, temporary shelters or piled in with family and friends across the region.
  • Once during an air raid she noticed a young man sitting alone in the shelter reading a book. Times, Sunday Times
  • She admitted, that when she heard the poor petitioner turn from the door, her heart was softened, and she did intend to open with the purpose of offering her at least a shelter; but that before she could “hirple to the door, and get the bar taken down,” the unfortunate supplicant was not to be seen; which strengthened the old woman’s opinion, that the whole was Saint Ronan's Well
  • It is sheltered effectively by blue gums and golden wattle broken by a palm tree and a peppercorn and it overlooks an olive grove, which yields a steady supply of virgin oil.
  • They are popularly supposed to come from the furze, which is also believed to shelter adders. Nature Near London
  • After the disaster there were many who wanted food and shelter.
  • This evergreen clematis is covered in perfumed, pink suffused white flowers in spring and needs a sheltered wall where stems, leaves and flowers can be in full sun with roots in shade.
  • The deputy manager at the shelter, said: "The cat is a ginger domestic short-haired cat."
  • A chilly wind penetrates the walls of the shelter and rain drips through a hole in the ceiling.
  • There are no surrounding protective reefs or sheltered lagoons.
  • They built a bomb shelter below ground.
  • The dogs were tranquillized with a dart gun and taken to a shelter.
  • Move the plant to a sheltered spot if you can. The Sun
  • A large proportion of the crowd took shelter in the few tents provided on site, which then became impossible to use for their intended purpose due to the huge numbers packed inside.
  • From that shelter they suddenly appeared and began the attack, so that the guards were neither able to use the engine called the ballista (for these engines do not send their missiles except straight out), nor, indeed, could they ward off their assailants with their arrows, since the situation was against them on account of the large shields. Procopius History of the Wars, Books V. and VI.
  • In contrast, the lives of girls in well-to-do families were often very sheltered.
  • The trilogy represents raft, shelter and spires and moves from dusk through night to dawn.
  • They might turn us from this shelter, true; they might leave us nothing but charity or beggary, that is sure enough. The Shadow of a Crime A Cumbrian Romance
  • Also detectable in sheltered spots in woods are the dark green, heart-shaped leaves of sweet violets. Times, Sunday Times
  • It only seems a matter of time before Bob and Charlotte cross paths and take shelter in each other's company.
  • The employers' group also took a sideswipe at rising costs emanating from the sheltered sectors of the economy.
  • Another curious ad on a bus shelter: Summit Beer has a new brand called ‘Grand’ - it's a cheerful beer for the Bud crowd, the people who find hoppy beers too bitter, too harsh, too unbeery.
  • At a shelter for homeless and at-risk youth in southeast Washington, President-elect Barack Obama rolled up his sleeves, grabbed a paint brush and went to work on Monday. On Day of Service, Obama Visits Homeless Shelter - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com
  • The division was removed after this time, and a lizard entered the unsheltered end of the cage.
  • If you sell the house at the end of the period, the profits are sheltered from taxes, but the stocks are subject to capital gains taxes.
  • Hedgerows with grassy banks can shelter primroses, orchids and other wildflowers.
  • Everyone agrees that somebody, somewhere, ought to do something to shelter the public from this polluted deluge of information. Times, Sunday Times
  • Yet he always found friends to give him shelter and a place to teach. Christianity Today
  • Just over the promontory is an isthmus with a small sheltered beach semi-enclosed by two rocky arms. Tenacatita: hidden jewel
  • The door enables us to shut the birds in the shelter in bad weather.
  • Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in an advanced age; and if we do not plant it when young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. 
  • Gypsy moths can attack bur oak; oak lacebug can turn the leaves off-color, causing long-term stress that heavily defoliates bur oaks in shelterbelt plantings, especially during dry weather.
  • In 2001, the cardinal wrote that he "rejoiced" when he discovered that a French bishop had sheltered an abusive priest from authorities. Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Sin Inside the Church
  • They bring food for a few hundred people to a place where thousands of people are sheltered.
  • As far as being able to spend some of the income from these gains, most of the interest and dividend payments are not in spendable form but locked in tax-sheltered investments -- only 20 per cent of U.S. households actually receive spendable dividends. Investment Forum—1996
  • There were a few heavy downfalls, but even they proved a boon to the indoor traders who did a roaring trade when the crowds scurried for shelter in the stands.

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