Tea in a sentence

The word "tea" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of tea and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Tea

  • The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree (Thea ChinensisorCamellia Chinensis). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some other countries.
  • A decoction or infusion of tea leaves in boiling water; as, tea is a common beverage.
  • Any infusion or decoction, especially when made of the dried leaves of plants; as, sage tea; chamomile tea; catnip tea.
  • The evening meal, at which tea is usually served; supper.
  • To take or drink tea.
  • a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
  • dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea
  • a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
  • a reception or party at which tea is served
  • a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves

How to use tea in a sentence. Tea pronunciation.

Why should not both come together and have a cup of tea?
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At this moment a servant entered with tea, and Emmeline, sorely flurried, talked rapidly of the advantages of Sutton as a residence.
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They took tea at a restaurant, and reached Sutton not long before Mumford's return.
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The sight of holiday-making school-children, who, in their ribboned hats and white pinafores, were having tea not far away, suggested to Louise that she also would like such refreshment.
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Without difficulty she obtained her cup of tea, loitered over it as long as possible, strayed yet awhile about the Downs, and towards half-past six made for the railway station.
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He thought of the piece of meat-a long untasted luxury-he meant to buy; of the tea his mother so much craved, and hesitated.
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The next morning, while taking their frugal meal, a tea dealer, for whom this man had frequently put up shelves, came to say he was short-handed, and if the Scotchman was not very busy, he would give him a regular position in his establishment, at a better salary than he could hope to earn.
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Meanwhile, hearing his wife was sick, he had brought her a couple pounds prime tea, and it occurred to him that venison steaks were a little out of the ordinary run of meat, and, as he had a quantity at home, he brought a couple.
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A lady who lived on the north side of London, set out one day to see a poor sick friend, living in Drury Lane, and took with her a basket provided with tea, butter, and food.
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I asked the Lord for some good tea last night, and I knowed well enough it would be along some time to-day, cos He never keeps me waiting long_.
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The nurse came: we told her there was no tea in the house.
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When the diplomatic corps came to pay their respects to the Emperor at Saint-Cloud (the same custom was in use at the Tuileries), tea, coffee, chocolate, or whatever these gentlemen requested, was served in the saloon of the ambassadors.
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I shall have a good long day of work; except that I've promised to go in the afternoon, and have tea with the little girls at Champion Hill.
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In a few minutes Mary Woodruff appeared, bringing tea and biscuits.
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Mr. Lord swallowed his tea at two draughts, and put down the cup.
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In the hall she and Jessica were at once welcomed by the children, who first informed them that tea would be served out of doors, and next made known that 'cousin Lionel' was here, in Mrs. Tarrant's drawing-room.
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On the arrival of other ladies to call upon Mrs. Baker, the children drew their friends away into the garden, where tea now awaited them.
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Tarrant, meanwhile, having drunk a cup of tea, and touched his moustache with a silk handkerchief, transferred himself from the camp-stool to the basket chair vacated by Jessica.
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On a Sunday, whilst Nancy and her brother were away, the Barmby family-father, son, and two daughters-came to take tea and spend the evening, Mary doing the honours of the house; she bore herself without awkwardness, talked simply, and altogether justified Mr. Lord's opinion of her.
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It took place in the bed-room, where, as usual save on Sunday morning, Ada consumed her strong tea and heavily buttered toast; the state of her health-she had frequent ailments, more or less genuine, such as afflict the indolent and brainless type of woman- made it necessary for her to repose till a late hour.
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Examples of Tea

Example #1
If it were desired, Miss Derrick could step into the garden whilst her mother said whatever she wished to say.
Example #2
Emmeline protested against this awkward proceeding.
Example #3
She did not allow her visitor to put in a word till the door closed again.
Example #4
Mrs. Higgins proceeded to inquire.
Example #5
On Friday they went to London again, to call upon Mrs. Grove.
Example #6
By five o'clock she had laid out some fifteen pounds, vastly to her satisfaction.