swept away

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  • Only half of the building remained standing, and the entire collection was swept away.
  • Others on board either went down with the ship or were swept away and never seen again.
  • She had been swept away full quarter of a mile in little more than a minute! Cited from The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • A second house was also swept away, with four individuals inside killed.
  • Even before he had begun work, however, the position was swept away by events.
  • The difficulty, however, was to get hold of them before they were swept away. Cited from Sunshine Bill, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • It was soon swept away by ice, and a new one was built the following year.
  • Very likely his next venture will sweep away his small amount of capital. Cited from Five Hundred Dollars, by Horatio Alger
  • Eight people were killed including a family of four who were swept away and never recovered.
  • He gets swept away by the current, and they all believe he's dead.
  • Others were swept away by the river when they attempted escape.
  • He could see the ground sweeping away beneath them from all points. Cited from The Sky Is Falling, by Lester del Rey
  • Early in the construction, a storm flood swept away what had already been built.
  • The old system was swept away, and everything was changed for ever'.
  • They may do that but time will sweep away their walls. Cited from Linda Condon, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • The others are said to have been swept away by the river and later broken up as previously stated.
  • This was eventually swept away by the sea and little visible sign of the island now remains.
  • Suppose the wave should reach and sweep away the bridge before they could cross the river? Cited from Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill, by Alice B. Emerson
  • Most earlier bridges would have been swept away by the strong current.
  • Upon doing so the player character is swept away into a mysterious underground complex.
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