the pits

  1. any place of pain and turmoil
    when you're alone Christmas is the pits
    the inferno of the engine room
    the hell of battle
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How To Use the pits In A Sentence

  • When the season for quarrying began, the pits sprang to life and the pace continued rapidly until the first deep frost at which time quarrying ceased.
  • Taken orally or as an injection, laetrile is a purified form of amygdalin, a chemical found in lima beans, raw nuts and the pits of many fruits.
  • Labs, St bernards, New foundlands, and other dogs that are much bigger never seem to make the news for displaying natural aggressions like the pits. Undefined
  • The brave Negro troops went forward at a double-quick; the skirmishers were the first to reach the embankments, and were greeted with a shower of bullets which tumbled many headlong and lifeless into the pits. A School History of the Negro Race in America, from 1619 to 1890, With a Short Introduction as to the Origin of the Race; Also a Short Sketch of Liberia.
  • While a technician shovels pomace into the small tractor-powered sheller, the pits are separated from the moist mash, which is then placed in an ordinary cement mixer.
  • So it is with the young prospects we throw into the pits of the courtroom.
  • I'd like to think that the modern shows were short enough to allow 4/hr, but the pits have become so huge (to install and tear down) that 3.5/hr is more likely. 1974 Madison Scouts (DCI Prelims)
  • However, on the second lap he slowed and headed for the pits, knowing that there was a problem.
  • Antennal foveolae: Orthoptera; the pits between frontal costa and lateral carinae, in which the antennae are inserted. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • Break the speed limit in the pits, overtake when the yellow flags are out or cut a corner in qualifying and you'll find yourself facing the wrath of your team when you get back to the garage.
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