How to use "balk" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "balk" in popular movie and book plots

  • Iris leads them to Room 64, which they balk at.  - Room Service (American Horror Story)
  • Brought together to sing, dance, and act, the students question their own abilities and balk at the spotlight.  - My Voice, My Life
  • Now that the survivors have finally reached their destination, the women balk at entering the town where their prospective grooms are waiting.  - Westward the Women
  • Ladislao without hesitation, but they initially balk at killing a pregnant woman.  - Camila (film)
  • Helen and Kafka both balk at the reunion, but eventually warm to the experience.  - Automatic Kafka
  • When Hunt calls an assembly to tell the workers about the deal, they balk at the idea of making so many cars in so short a time.  - Gung Ho (film)
  • His parents initially balk at the idea of him doing so because he could be emotionally hurt.  - Jack (1996 film)

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