01. My grandmother gets a lot of pain in her [joints] when the weather is cold.
02. Rub some of this lotion on your sore elbow, and it'll loosen up that stiff [joint] a bit.
03. My brother and his friends were smoking a [joint] at the party when my dad walked in.
04. He quickly rolled a [joint] and lit it up.
05. She injured the [joint] in her ankle when she tripped and fell while jogging.
06. Anne and I have a [joint] bank account that we both deposit our paychecks into.
07. After getting a divorce, they came to a [joint] decision that they would each take care of the children half-time.
08. The fair is [jointly] run by the city and a couple of service organizations.
09. My mum cooked up a large [joint] of beef for dinner.
10. After a big fight broke out at the nightclub, the police closed the [joint] for a few days.
11. We went dancing at a nice little [joint] that just opened up downtown.
12. A couple of guys got thrown out of the bar, so they went back later that night and set the [joint] on fire.
13. Would you like me to slice you another piece of meat off the [joint] of pork?
14. The union and management have come to a [joint] agreement on a salary increase of 5%.
15. My brother and I have [joint] ownership of the business.
16. The program is a [joint] effort by the state government and private industry.
17. Jennifer Aniston once worked as a waitress at a hamburger [joint].
18. In Holland, marijuana is not legal, but people can buy [joints] at special "coffee shops."
19. Doctors say that the knee is the most easily injured of all the [joints] in the body.
20. Antarctica was long used as a testing laboratory for the [joint] United States-Soviet Union mission to Mars because it closely resembles that planet.
21. We fried the chicken [joints] in a delicious coconut curry.
22. Alexander Pope once wrote, "Tis not a lip, or eye, we beauty call, but the [joint] force and full result of all."
23. The tunnel under the English Channel was built as a [joint] venture by the governments of Great Britain and France.
24. [Joints] in rock allow the atmosphere and water to attack the rock body at a greater depth.
25. Around one third of elderly people suffer frequent [joint] pain.
26. Healthy [joints] protect the ends of your bones from physical wear and tear.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • joint — adj 1: common to two or more: as a: involving the combined activity or negligence of two or more a joint tort see also joint tortfeasor compare several b …   Law dictionary

  • joint — joint, ointe 1. (join, join t ) part. passé de joindre. 1°   Il se dit de choses mises à côté l une de l autre, de manière à se toucher, à tenir ensemble. Ces pièces de bois n ont pas été jointes, ne sont pas bien jointes. •   Un voyageur… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Joint — (joint), n. [F. joint, fr. joindre, p. p. joint. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close fitting or junction; junction; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joint — (joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action. [1913 Webster] 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • joint — joint, articulation, suture denote a place where two things are united or the mechanism by which they are united. Joint is the most inclusive of these terms and is freely usable in reference both to anatomical and mechanical structures. In… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • joint — [joint] n. [OFr < L junctus, pp. of jungere, to join, YOKE] 1. a place or part where two things or parts are joined 2. the way in which two things are joined at such a part 3. one of the parts or sections of a jointed whole 4. a large cut of… …   English World dictionary

  • joint — [dʒɔɪnt] adjective [only before a noun] shared by, owned by, or involving two or more people, organizations, or countries: • The companies made a joint statement last night. • The two men were appointed joint managing directors in June. • The two …   Financial and business terms

  • Joint — Joint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jointing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. [1913 Webster] Pierced through the yielding planks of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • JOINT — «JOINT» Sencillo de Mami Kawada del álbum Savia Formato CD Grabación 2007 Género(s) J Pop Duración 17:40 …   Wikipedia Español

  • joint — [adj] shared, combined collective, common, communal, concerted, conjoint, conjunct, consolidated, cooperative, hand in hand, intermutual, joined, mutual, public, united; concepts 577,708 Ant. disjoint, separate, single, uncombined, unshared  … …   New thesaurus

  • joint — ► NOUN 1) a point at which parts are joined. 2) a structure in a body by which two bones are fitted together. 3) the part of a plant stem from which a leaf or branch grows. 4) Brit. a large piece of meat. 5) informal an establishment of a… …   English terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.