as a verb
Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature
using the word ‘Reach’ as a
It was no mean feat to reach that
window-ledge and open that window.
From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The songs of Homer, and the fame of Achilles, had probably never
reached the ear of the illiterate Barbarian.
From ‘Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Vol. 3)’, by Edward Gibbon.
“A most scandalous, ill-natured rumour has just reached me,
and I write, dear Fanny, to warn you against giving the
least credit to it.”
From ‘Mansfield Park’, by Jane Austen.
Let me think what I have achieved.
From ‘David Copperfield’, by Charles Dickens.
What is the longest word you can make using these letters?
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Games with Words
Work across from the number on the left,
applying each arithmetical operation to the previous answer.
What’s the final total?
Tip: Click any of the four inner
squares to check your running total.
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