Sentence Examples


  • While you guys straighten the business end, I'll just leave this junk here.
  • The outermost layer of the cell-wall of the ripe spore splits along spiral lines, giving rise to the elaters; these two long strips of wall, attached by their middle points to the spore, tend to straighten out in dry, and close round the spore in damp air.
  • "Did you what?" he asked, running fingers through his hair to straighten it.
  • Simon sighed and stooped to straighten the leash a young borzoi had entangled; the count too sighed and, noticing the snuffbox in his hand, opened it and took a pinch.
  • I was trying to straighten that picture on the wall.
 

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