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Example sentences for sharpen
In each case a chimpanzee modified a branch by breaking off one or two ends and, frequently, using its teeth to sharpen the stick.
Incorporate any feedback you might have received and take a moment to sharpen the work overall, if you can.
The point of these chemicals is to sharpen the spotlight, to keep us fixated on the task at hand.
But they sharpen only a small portion of the telescope's field of view.
He had his own theory on this subject, and arguing it with peers only served to sharpen his thinking, not stop it.
The contrast with better-run emerging economies will sharpen.
Western complaints about the piracy of intellectual property could sharpen rows with developing countries.
Being always at close quarters with his readers, a journalist must shorten and sharpen his sentences, or he is doomed.
Allow me to sharpen up a couple of points that have been made so far.
We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity.
But he must sharpen his repertoire to be a consistent big league winner.
Now kids aim to sharpen their skills and boost their resumes.
Time to strap on your green visor and sharpen your red pencil.
Of course, the quality of the puns can sharpen or blur those lines.
There are more photographs, for one thing, more anecdotes to help sharpen my impressions.
All this, it seemed to me, could only sharpen my eye and quicken my ear.
Much to her surprise, the first day was spent learning the proper way to sharpen a knife.
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