jam

01. He [jammed] his foot on the brake just in time.
02. The drawer is [jammed], and I can't get it open.
03. Chris and a few of his musician friends came by to [jam] with me on the weekend.
04. Can you help me out? I'm in a bit of a [jam].
05. My mom made about 50 jars of raspberry [jam] last night.
06. Do you want some homemade blueberry [jam] on your toast?
07. My son Jaime wanted peanut butter and [jam] sandwiches for lunch every day for a month.
08. I heard a great recording of Jimi Hendrix [jamming] with Eric Clapton.
09. Well, I guess Elvis, John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix and all the others are all [jamming] together in heaven now.
10. The hunter's rifle [jammed], so the bear ate him.
11. We [jammed] the door open with a newspaper in order to let a little bit of fresh air in.
12. There is a huge traffic [jam] on the highway, due to a collision between a truck and a car in the tunnel.
13. The little boy [jammed] his hands in his pockets, and walked away angrily.
14. This stupid photocopier keeps [jamming] every time I try to make 2-sided copies.
15. Roads leading out of the city are [jammed] by thousands of people trying to escape to the countryside for the long weekend.
16. The stadium was completely [jammed] for the final match.
17. Callers to the radio station [jammed] the telephone lines to complain about the government's plans to shut down some local schools.
18. I'm really going to be in a [jam] if I don't get this report done for tomorrow.
19. Mary Ellen Kelly once remarked that natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic [jams].
20. A Saudi Arabian proverb advises, "Make do with bread and butter until God can bring you [jam]."
21. Ben Hecht once observed that innocent people can get into terrible [jams], too.
22. Sugar is used in [jams] both as a sweetener and as a preservative.
23. The longest traffic [jam] in Japan's history occurred in 1990, when 15,000 cars were lined up for about 135 kilometers.
24. An ice [jam] above the rim of the falls caused Niagara Falls to stop flowing on March 29, 1848.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
, , / (boiled in mass), / (from a crowd), / , , , , (crowded together)


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