- Organic matter, total nitrogen, total phosphorus and total potassium content was higher than barren sand, increasing by 1.78, 1.97, 1.64, 1.14 times, it showed Salix psammophila checkerboard improved fertility condition of soil.
- Those who have set foot upon the Borderlands' burning yellow landscape and looked out upon its miles of barren sand roiling with terrible wildlife would surely agree with this sentiment.
- They had been traveling over the desert's barren sands, no water was in sight and they were famishing with thirst.
- The place used to be a stretch of barren land.
- That remote barren land has blossomed into rich granaries.
- The barren hills are crowned with fruit trees.