Her first instinct was to scramble to the back of the bus and climb out.
She flattened against the rock wall as she heard the horse scramble down into the ravine a little way down from her.
All right, but don't be surprised if I panic now and then and try to scramble out of the water — or even pull you under with me.
Slipping to the bottom the prey is immediately seized by the lurking ant-lion; or if it attempt to scramble again up the treacherous walls of the pit, is speedily checked in its efforts and brought down by showers of loose sand which are jerked at it from below by the larva.
The material interests of the island were neglected in the scramble for place and power; the finances fell into disorder, and the party which came off worst in the struggle systematically intrigued against the governor-general of the day and conspired with his enemies at Constantinople.
Practically the tendrils assist the plant in its native state to scramble over rocks or trees.
It was difficult enough to decide the claims of the states in the scramble for territory.
Following the tradition of all preceding congresses, it was mainly a scramble for territory and power.
In 1880 the influence of the international " scramble for Africa " made itself felt by the establishment under the recognized protection of the French government of two French firms which opened upwards of thirty trading stations on the Lower Niger.
Century was disgraced, in Palestine, by a feverish " scramble " for sacred sites, in which the most rudimentary ethics of Christianity were forgotten in the all-mastering desire to oust rival sects and orders.
Until, however, the "scramble for Africa" began in 1884, they possessed no fort or settlement on the coast to the north of Ambriz, which was first occupied in 1855.
You'd better scramble and get a chair even if it means elbowing little Timmy out of the way.
The shade was grateful, and the tree was so easy to climb that with my teacher's assistance I was able to scramble to a seat in the branches.