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‘Safe’ as an adjective

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Safe’ as an adjective.


So long as the boys keep with the herds they are safe, for not even the tiger will charge a mob of cattle.

From ‘The Jungle Book’, by Rudyard Kipling.

Picture: These six steam locomotives were special guests of the Threkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, near Keswick in Cumbria, for its steam gala in 2015. © Chris Allen, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By Peter Trimming, Geograph. Licence: CC-BY-SA 2.0.
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His skill as a mechanic, and especially his knowledge of mill-work, readily secured him employment wherever he went.

From ‘Self-Help’, by Samuel Smiles.
Of George Kemp (1795-1844), designer of Edinburgh’s Scott Monument.

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