A knife is an instrument to cut with.
He grabbed a butter knife and began spreading jelly on a biscuit.
A knife caught her arm, and she ducked a punch in the cramped space.
Before I could, the door was kicked open I was grabbed about the neck in a strangle hold that gagged me and a knife jabbed upward under my chin!
She hesitated, but saw I still held the knife by my side.
Katie piled the potatoes in another pan and picked it up, along with the knife and a bag of peals.
He placed a knife at her neck.
He yelled, and I felt the knife cut deeper.
He sliced her forearm with a knife, watching in satisfaction as it healed before his eyes.
The sight of the knife in her hand still made her squeamish.
As I tried to rise to my knees I was grabbed from behind and once again, I felt a knife at my throat!
I asked as I stroked my knife against her cheek.
He took a potato, drew out his clasp knife, cut the potato into two equal halves on the palm of his hand, sprinkled some salt on it from the rag, and handed it to Pierre.
Unbuckling his belt, he pulled his shirt up and examined the knife scar on his abdomen.
The belt buckle that deflected the knife from his heart was now irritating the scar.
He let go and swung the butt of the knife at my head as I fell to the floor.
I put down my knife to join her.
I xplained Howie wasn't the sharpest blade in the knife drawer and he didn't react well when pressured.
I lifted the sleeping child to my arms, and holding a concealed knife against her body, told the frightened woman to follow me, in silence.
She jumped toward the child, apparently crying out and evoking a threatening wave of the knife by Grasso.
He carefully folded his knife and slipped it in his right pocket while withdrawing a padlock and key from his left.
All the while, I couldn't block the vision of the wife I so loved, being herded at knife point.
I have no fear this woman will attempt to escape as she sees my knife and knows full well her daughter's life is in my hands.
When he reached for his knife, it was all I could do not to shrink away from him.
Carefully holding my knife before me, I began to push open the door.
You're supposed to carry at least a knife every time you leave the house.
He pulled free a knife and flipped it in the air, catching it.
Jule vaulted to his feet and spun before a knife could catch him.
She whirled and drew her knife, ready to kill all of them.
He sheathed his knife and crossed to her.
She changed quickly out of her sleepwear and loaded her body down with weapons then drew a knife and her gun.
Jule looked up from strapping a knife to his calf and accepted the phone.
His knife blade grazed her once and turned into a feather that he flung away.
He retrieved a jar from the small refrigerator and laid it next to a surgical knife, a large rubber tube, and a huge syringe.
Confused by his moods, she watched him cross to a thick goblet with a knife beside it.
He sliced his forearm and tucked the knife beneath his pillow once more, closing his eyes.
Making another hole directly over it with an ice chisel which I had, and cutting down the longest birch which I could find in the neighborhood with my knife, I made a slip-noose, which I attached to its end, and, letting it down carefully, passed it over the knob of the handle, and drew it by a line along the birch, and so pulled the axe out again.
Finally she put the knife down and started putting the sliced meat in a plastic container.
He killed Mom, just the same as if he'd plunged a knife into her heart.
"Drop it!" a voice shouted from behind the light as I felt the knife press tighter against me!
That was pretty brave with a knife at you throat.
Grasso no longer hid the knife he carried in his right hand as they moved nearly out of range to a dark, windowless van.
If it goes off for any reason, I'll be at your throat with a knife, truce be damned, Damian said in a low, firm voice.
Damian tapped the knife against his boot, deep in thought.
He drew a knife and lowered his stance.
He snatched Jake as a knife sliced through the air where the newbie appeared.
He sat her down on the couch and sat down across from her with the knife in hand.
She turned to see him pull a knife from under his pillow.
As she watched, he took a knife and sliced his wrist.
I have heard of many going astray even in the village streets, when the darkness was so thick that you could cut it with a knife, as the saying is.
He brought his own knife, though I had two, and we used to scour them by thrusting them into the earth.
The latter raises the moss and bark gently with his knife in search of insects; the former lays open logs to their core with his axe, and moss and bark fly far and wide.
Oh, you want a knife? he said, turning to an officer who wished to cut himself a piece of mutton.
Tonight he divided his attention between the knife and her face - no doubt waiting for her to broach the subject.
Never in my twenty-nine years of white bread life had I encountered anything remotely similar to the fear I felt as that knife pressed in me.
A voice from the other stall cried out the name Julie, but I had opened it too, and with knife at the woman's throat, calmly told her to adjust her clothing and come with me.
Dusty took her hand, his other pulling his remaining knife free.
He sheathed the knife and pushed the woman away.
He flipped the knife in his hand.
He handed Dusty the knife and pulled off the high-collared vest to expose his throat.
Then he took out a knife, cut something, closed the knife, placed it under the head of his bed, and, seating himself comfortably, clasped his arms round his lifted knees and fixed his eyes on Pierre.
A bloodstained knife was found under the old merchant's pillow.
When I swallowed, my assailant was jamming in his knife anew.
He breaks in anyway, with a knife in his hand.