Definition of 'shifting sands'
Example sentences containing 'shifting sands'
Arrogant and authoritarian he might be, but he had been a rock in the shifting sands of her existence.THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN
He'd already sacrificed too many years of his life trying to build a marriage on those insecure and shifting sands.COMPULSION SKORPION'S DEATH
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