1. There are quite a few weeds amid the flowers in this garden.
(amid: among; in the middle.)
2. Amid the ruins of this ancient village are many interesting artifacts.
3. A person can feel quite anonymous amidst the hustle and bustle of a train station.
4. Amid the performance, a bird flew into the gymnasium and distracted everyone.
5. A lot of people get killed amidst the mayhem and confusion in fighting hand-to-hand.
(amid / amidst: during)
6. Amid concerns about global warming, I bought a conference bike to promote the concept of emission-free transit.
7. Our luggage was difficult to find amid all the travel bags and suitcases.
|Note: The prepositions “amid” and “amidst” have the same meanings, but most people prefer using “amid” because it’s easier to pronounce. |