Shift in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Shift

to move from one place to another over a small distance

Examples of Shift in a sentence

I had to shift my foot from where I had it in the sand because there was a pointy sea shell there that really hurt. 🔊

In order to dodge the ball that came my way during gym class, I had to shift my body to the right to avoid it. 🔊

Many people do not like to stand completely still, so they shift their bodies from side to side while they do so. 🔊

I am going to shift this picture on my wall two inches to the left, where I think it will look better in the rest of the room.  🔊

We had to shift which lane we were driving in because there was an accident on the far right where we were.  🔊

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