She did several dishes and then heard a chair scrape the floor behind her.
This is a nice scrape you've got me into, isn't it?
Her skin grew so sensitive, the scrape of sand and heat of his hands were almost orgasmic.
Finally, she felt rocks scrape one leg, and Lana lifted her head.
She heard herself scrape against the wall as she fell and was out before she hit the floor.
The two lowered their weapons in response, and she sheathed her knives with a glance at the blood bubbling on the scrape on her arm.
Dictionary) as to the alliance between the words shear and scrape it may be that Browne's hesitation as to the derivation of "shearwater" had more ground than at first appears.
With a clatter and scrape, the rocking chair turned on its side and skid several feet across the porch.
As for most penitents, all they cared for was to scrape through by the skin of their teeth.
In some places, within my own remembrance, the pines would scrape both sides of a chaise at once, and women and children who were compelled to go this way to Lincoln alone and on foot did it with fear, and often ran a good part of the distance.
Reaching the wall, Deidre ignored the scrape of concrete against her hands and knees as she clambered on top.
A.horizontal shaft runs length-ways through the trough, and is provided with stirring blades, arranged in such a manner that they constantly scrape the bottom, so that the salts cannot burn fast upon it, and are at the same time moved forward towards one of the ends of the trough where they are automatically removed by means of a chain of buckets.
Collier (afterwards Lord Monkswell, q.v.), the Ewelme rectory case,' the significant Odo Russell (Lord Ampthill) episode (to help the government out of a scrape the ambassador was accused of exceeding his instructions) - told yet more.
The royal pupils spent their lesson hours, as Nicholas afterwards confessed, " partly in dreaming, partly in drawing all sorts of nonsense," in the end " cramming " just enough to scrape through their examinations without discredit.
" They looked like anatomies of death; they did eat the dead carrion and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves; ...
Their chief importance, however, is that in Lapland and other northern countries they supply the winter food of the reindeer and other animals, who scrape away the snow and eagerly feed upon them.
Pieces of paper punctured with small holes are placed over the trays in which the hatching goes on; and the worms, immediately they burst their shell, creep through these openings to the light, and thereby scrape off any fragments of shell which, adhering to the skin, would kill them by constriction.
Then he uses the flattened end of the dipper to scrape away any little residue there may be left around the orifice, and proceeds to prepare another pipe.
Maybe you'd like me to hike out to the highway and scrape up some road kill for supper.
"As for that, we are in the same scrape ourselves," answered Dorothy, cheerfully.
When, in the last decade of the 19th century, works of thorough architectural investigation and repair were undertaken in that building under the superintendence of Professor Luca Beltrami, a devoted foreign student, Dr Paul Muller-Walde, obtained leave to scrape for traces of Leonardo's handiwork beneath the replastered and whitewashed walls and ceilings of chambers that might be identified with these.
The salt-springs attracted the first permanent settlers to the site of Lincoln in 1856, and settlers and freighters came long distances to reduce the brine or to scrape up the dry-weather surface deposits.
It is commercially known as " scrape," and is similar to the French " galipot " or " barras."
It's just a scrape.
scrape the mud from the body revealing what was left of its skin.
scrape through into the World Cup next weekend, through individual brilliance.
A scrape is a shallow hollow which is seasonally wet.
scrape a living, just to survive.
Probably another greenhorn Pete had to pull out of a scrape.
Scrape / remove dung from channel at least once daily.
There is a woman who would scrape this life from my body if I don't tarry much longer.
absent-minded man who barely manages to scrape a living from his business.
Scrape forward to pry the tile from the floor.
If you folks are committed to playing in this sand box, I'll do what I can to scrape out the cat poop but don't expect encouragement from me.
At last, our opening was large enough for Molly O'Malley to scrape and squeeze he way up, standing precariously on my aching shoulders!
You crawl along with a delicate scrape, Like the breaking of stale bread.
Score down line 5 and then line 2. Fold and scrape the spine to form a sharp crease.
I visit the dental hygienist every six months for a scrape and a prod.
emery board should not be used to scrape your natural nail surface at all.
menial jobs just to scrape a living is now the lot of many.
Of note from the 14th was a Long eared owl perched by the scrape.
Gone are the 'paint scrape ' days when decisions were based on the conclusions reached by wielding a blunt penknife.
split the vanilla pod lengthways with a sharp knife and scrape away the inside seeds and add to the milk.
We were shown a sea trout redd or scrape in the gravel stream bed.
rustleshaking & rustling of the paper along with the scrape of metal on ice kept its own rhythm within the music.
scrape acquaintance with anybody; she had no reserve, none of the enamel of the lady.
scrape away the crumbs to leave a smooth surface.
scrape out the tiny black seeds with the tip of a sharp knife.
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Fish examination A skin scrape of two fish showed very high levels of white spot; indeed the slide was alive with them.
Using a metal spoon, scrape away the crumbs to leave a smooth surface.
using a squeegee or similar, scrape the maximum amount of debris out into containers for disposal.
Dominican traders with makeshift market stalls try to scrape a living by selling goods on the border.
wader scrape which was cut a few years back using money from landfill tax grants.
There were a few more whitethroats around and several Dunlin at the scrape.
ab, off, and radere, to scrape), the process of rubbing off or wearing down, as of rock by moving ice, or of coins by wear and tear; also used of the results of such a process as an abrasion or excoriation of the skin.
Rechen, from a root meaning to scrape together, heap up), an agricultural and horticultural implement consisting of a toothed bar fixed transversely to a handle, and used for the collection of cut hay, grass, &c., and, in gardening, for loosening the soil, light weeding and levelling, and generally for purposes performed in agriculture by the harrow.
glacier, ice), to glance off, the change in form being influenced by grate," to scrape, scratch (Fr.
Limpets scrape out a living by rasping almost invisible algae off bare looking rock.
The shaking & rustling of the paper along with the scrape of metal on ice kept its own rhythm within the music.
The vast majority spend every waking hour trying to scrape a living, just to survive.
They would scrape the mud from the body revealing what was left of its skin.
I hope we scrape through into the World Cup next weekend, through individual brilliance.
Carefully scrape out the tiny black seeds with the tip of a sharp knife.
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Using a squeegee or similar, scrape the maximum amount of debris out into containers for disposal.
Poor wash results Always scrape food remains off plates, utensils etc prior to placing in your dishwasher.
The LNR contains a lake and a wader scrape which was cut a few years back using money from landfill tax grants.
There were a few more Whitethroats around and several Dunlin at the scrape.
Also, you'll be more likely to get metal in your food as you could accidentally scrape the bottom of the pots or pans with utensils while you cook.
Does the head of the club scrape the ground?
Simply use a wire brush to scrape any paint flakes and followed by a commercial rust remover.
If there is, gently scrape the area with an edge such as a credit card to remove the stinger.
Using a spatula or scraper, scrape the olive oil coated basil leaves out of the bowl and into the ice cube tray or measured freezer container.
You then scrape off the old paint with a paint or wallpaper scraper, being careful to get into all of the grooves.
This may require you to scrape off old paint, fill in holes with caulk and/or sand the surface.
These can be used in their original state, or you can scrape the bark off and add a glossy sealant for a more finished look.
Simply overfill your measuring cup or spoon and use the dull side of a butter knife to scrape off the extra and make it level.
Using a rubber spatula, scrape the bottom of the pan to release the cooked on bits.
If you encounter stubborn and resistant snow, ask a friend to scrape off your boot with his or her ski pole.
You will need to scrape off the ice before you wax your skis.
When the wax has cooled, use your sharp scraper to scrape away the excess wax.
Scrape off any excess frosting, and keep working until the cake is completely covered.
This will let you scrape up the used icing and reload it into the bag, saving icing.
Greenies Dental Chews are chlorophyll-laced dog biscuits designed to scrape tartar away from your dog's teeth, eliminate bad breath, and reduce your pet's chances of developing canine gum disease.
For example, if you have textured ceilings (also called popcorn ceilings) you will need to scrape off the texture where the easy to install crown molding will go.
This feature is helpful in a wooded setting where tree branches can scrape against the exterior.
Use the trowel to scrape off the excess joint compound, ensuring it is level with the existing wall.
If you're lucky, the adhesive will scrape off relatively easily.
Scrape away tile adhesive residue with the putty knife and razor scraper.
Holding the floor scraper at a 45-degree angle to the tile, insert it under the edge and begin to scrape by pushing forward on the scraper.
Scrape in small amounts, occasionally pushing the handle upright to pull the tile up from the floor.
Hold the iron about 1/2-inch above them to soften them, and then scrape them up with the utility knife.
After the wallpaper is removed, gently scrape away any glue residue.
You can also choose to scrape first and then spray the solution as mentioned in the method introduction.
Make sure that you scrape or sand the surface to be painted, make sure the surface is free from loose or peeling paint and is dry, cured and ready to receive the paint.
It was just too far away or you couldn't scrape up the clams?
If you crash or scrape walls or if you change cars in your Garage you'll lose Kudos.
Make sure you know the tracks well and don't scrape walls.
Then, when required, you can easily scrape off the wax from the tip and light the match.
Any higher and you could hurt yourself falling out of it; much lower and your body may scrape the dirt.
Impetigo tends to develop in areas of the skin that have already been damaged through some other mechanism (a cut or scrape, burn, insect bite, or vesicle from chickenpox).
They range from a simple bruise or scrape to having the fingertip taken off.
The bacteria that cause tetanus enter the body through a scrape, cut, or wound, in about 70 percent of cases.
Physicians may also choose to burn the wart with liquid nitrogen or numb the skin and then scrape off the wart.
It is important to treat the nosebleed matter-of-factly as any parent would handle any other childhood scrape or wound.
The doctor may scrape off a small piece of affected skin for microscopic examination or direct the person to discontinue use of any potential irritant that has recently come into contact with the affected area.
Bring your molds into the store with you and make sure the blade of the paint scraper is wide enough to scrape off the chocolate from the top of your mold.
Using your scraper, scrape the excess chocolate off the top of the mold.
Every time you pour chocolate into your mold, you should scrape the top of the mold off to make sure the top is clean.
Be sure to scrape the molds over the Bain Marie and reuse the chocolate.
Slice the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape the seeds out.
Scrape the gills completely off the flesh of the mushroom and discard the scraped gills.
Pour stock into the hot pan, making sure to scrape all of the browned bits from the pan with a wooden spoon.
You can fully submerge the unit in water, but what makes clean up a real snap with this griddle is that there is no lip around the edge so you can simply scrape off grease or other solids easily.
The units are sold with a plastic spatula to scrape off any food, so make sure to make use of this.
To clean the grill, scrape the plates with the plastic scraper provided with the product.
Viking brand stand mixers feature a unique planetary mixing action that effectively reduces the need to constantly scrape the sides of the bowl.
Don't try to scrape the candle out of the mold with a knife, since you'll leave unsightly impressions in the wax.
Just be sure to scrape off any hardened wax chunks first.
Care free to a fault, you probably find yourself in a bit of a scrape from time to time.
The down payment you offer should be as much as you can scrape together without jeopardizing other household expenses.
For solid stains, such as mud, you should scrape it off with a butter knife before you attempt to clean the stain.
Take some duct tape to cover up the razor blade and scrape ashes off of the glass or metal.
Scrape off the dried mixture and check the stain.
For stubborn build-up, you may need to apply vinegar, a thick paste made from baking soda and water, or a commercial rust removal product to loosen the rust enough to allow you to scrub or scrape it away.
You should be able to scrape it off in the morning with a wooden cooking utensil and rinse off the stain easily.
The simplest method of cleaning is to use a long-handled wire scrub brush to scrape off any particles of food to still clinging to the grill.
Scrape the paint off with a palette knife, scrub away the residue with a solvent, and then start over.
This soda ash can be drying to the skin, so you should scrape it off before using the soap.
Remove the squash from its dish and scrape out the spaghetti-like strands into a bowl.
Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into bowl.
Scrape up every bit of that heavenly chocolate and set it aside in a medium-sized, heat-proof bowl.
In addition, they are less likely to file claims for relatively minor incidents such as a bump or scrape on their car.
You can pluck it out or scrape what's left with a credit card if need be.
Normally, yellow jackets do not leave a stinger, but if one is present, use a straight-edge such as a credit card to scrape away the stinger.
It is important follow steps for scrape wound treatment to prevent infection.
Wash your hands before working with the scrape.
Some people use cotton balls to clean scrapes, but fibers from the cotton can stick on the scrape's surface.
Therefore, you should try to use a cloth or a paper towel for cleaning the scrape.
Dirty bandages are more likely to stick to the scrape.
Continue to keep the scrape clean when you change the dressing.
It may be necessary to put gloves on the hands of young children at night to prevent them from scratching or rubbing the scrape.
You never know when an accident will occur and scrape wound treatment may help wounds from minor accidents to heal faster.
Cut and scrape wound treaments may sting a little but are necesary for fast healing.
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