Dry sand absorbs water.
Blood and Sand is the title of a novel by Blasco Ináñez.
I don't like sand. It's coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.
Glass contains sand.
I went to sleep on the sand, a thousand miles from any human habitation.
But the hot sand
The separation of gold from sand is problematic.
She pulled herself out of the water and waddled along the sand at the edge of the creek.
You must love the crust of the earth on which you dwell more than the sweet crust of any bread or cake; you must be able to extract nutriment out of a sand heap.
Just how well can masks block the, even smaller than pollen, yellow sand dust? I think it much more of a nuisance than pollen.
He who buries his head in the sand today will grind his teeth tomorrow.
Sand is hot.
Pitching camp on sand banks that go under at high tide is a truly stupid thing to do.
His cheese shop was even taller than the highest sand dunes outside the city.
Desert sand cools off rapidly at night.