Examples from the Web for pavement
Blood spatters on the pavement seem to confirm that he was moving toward Wilson when the instantly fatal shot was fired.90 Seconds of Fury in Ferguson Are the Key to Making Peace in America|Michael Daly|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This year, however, Democratic dominance at pounding the pavement might finally be challenged.
Democrats have long dominated at pounding the pavement in the Hawkeye State.
“For some unknown reason, the vehicle traveled off the pavement at a gradual angle,” the troopers wrote.The Cops Who Found Out the Truth About GM's Deadly Cars—in 2006|Michael Daly|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Buzzfeed assures me that deadbeats camped out on the pavement in big cities are hipsters.
Suddenly from far away, there came a dull explosion which rocked the pavement.Signal in the Dark|Mildred A. Wirt
On the pavement bricks the flesh of a slain animal could be roasted to a turn.Istar of Babylon|Margaret Horton Potter
Miss Piper glided in sideways, holding her head down as if she were searching for a dropped pin on the pavement.In the Wilderness|Robert Hichens
A barrel-organ was grinding out a tune; children danced in the sunshine on the pavement.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
A newsboy came racing along the pavement, with an armful of sheets, wet from the press.The Sins of Sverac Bablon|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for pavement
Word Origin for pavement
Word Origin and History for pavement
mid-13c., from Old French pavement "roadway, pathway; paving stone" (12c.) and directly from Latin pavimentum "hard floor, level surface beaten firm," from pavire (see pave).
Idioms and Phrases with pavement
see pound the pavement.