Sentence Examples


  • Dear Sarah: Grit your teeth, gird your loins, and TALK TO HIM.
  • PS: Do not actually gird your loins, it's a figure of speech.
  • It was not, indeed, the first knightly Order to gird itself for the task.
  • In Holland the expiration of the Twelve Years' Truce in 1621 forced the Dutch Protestants once more to gird on the sword.
  • (911-959) goes back the Jewish form of oath which in its later development required the Jew to gird himself with thorns; stand in water; and, holding the scroll of the Torah in his hand, invoke upon his person the leprosy of Naaman, the curse of Eli and the fate of Korah's sons should he perjure himself.