How to use A-roll in a sentence
We don't have an extra bed but there's a roll out cot down there.
There was a hint of a smile and a roll of her eyes at Fred's pun.
He was the one who switched the bones, killing two stones with one bird—" "I think you've got that a bit mixed up," Dean offered, but Fred was on a roll.
In spite of Cynthia's admonition he returned to the kitchen and cleaned the bacon grease from the floor, using half a roll of paper towels in completing the task.
Dean continued to feel miserable but Fred was on a roll.Advertisement
They were still giddy when Fred paid the check, by peeling a large number of ten-dollar bills from a roll that started twice as large as it finished.
Fred was on a roll as Dean knew he'd be.
The vehicle contained a roll of gauze and Dean bound his own stiffening leg after spreading a disinfectant on the oozing abrasion.
You're on a roll.
Accounts differ as to his conduct at the execution, some stating that he ordered a roll of drums to drown the king's voice.Advertisement
To form a roll the several sheets «oXX, F .cara, were joined together with paste (glue being too hard), but not more than twenty sheets in a roll (scapus).
The first sheet of a roll was named the last, Under the Romans, the former bore the name of the comes largitionum, who had control of the manufacture, with the date and name of place.
The helm bar is a roll of cloud that forms in front of it, to leeward.
In other machines a roll of narrow paper, in width equal to the circumference of the cigarette, is converted into a long tube, filled with tobacco, and automatically cut off into proper lengths.
In the next chapter (v.) the seer has a vision of a roll in the hand of Him that sat on the throne which none could open or look upon, till the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the mighty one with seven horns.Advertisement
The upper die was then placed on the blank, and kept in position by means of a holder round which was placed a roll of lead to protect the hand of the operator while heavy blows were struck with a hammer.
The steady mass, however, is much larger, being too kilos (or 220 Ib); the magnification is from 80 to loo; and the registration is effected on a roll of smoked paper.
It was Sir Rowland Hill who first suggested the possibilities of a press which should print both sides at once, from a roll or reel of paper.
It has a roll collar and false pockets.
In it are carried, by literati and merchants, the pen-case and a roll of paper; its voluminous folds are used as pockets; by the bazaar people and villagers, porters and merchants servants, a small sheath knife is struck in it; while by farrashes, the carpet-spreader class, a large khanjar, or curved dagger, with a heavy ivory handle, is carried.Advertisement
The duty of the local supervising authority is to Midw exercise general supervision over all midwives practising within their area in accordance with rules laid down in the act; to investigate charges of malpractices, negligence or misconduct on the part of a midwife, and if a prima facie case be established, to report it to the Central Midwives Board; to suspend a midwife from practice if necessary to prevent the spread of infection; to report to the central board the name of any midwife convicted of an offence; once a year (in January) to supply the central board with the names and addresses of all midwives practising within their area and to keep a roll of the names, accessible at all reasonable times for public inspection; to report at once the death of any midwife or change in name and address.
He took out a roll of paper, as if he were going to write, put the pen to his mouth, and bit it, as was his habit in composing.
The ordinary commercial arsenic is either the naturally occurring form, which is, however, more or less contaminated with other metals, or is the product obtained by heating arsenical pyrites, out of contact with air, in earthenware retorts which are fitted with a roll of sheet iron at the mouth, and an earthenware receiver.
I can't see adults going to that remote a place to have a roll and a tumble.
He was the one who switched the bones, killing two stones with one birdâ€”" "I think you've got that a bit mixed up," Dean offered, but Fred was on a roll.Advertisement
Is there anyone out there who could give us a 1 or 2 ton dumper with four-wheel drive and a roll bar?
Four iron hoops arc across the boat, on top of which is a roll of green canvas.
School, with a roll of 1000 boys and girls who speak 24 mother tongues.
We were on a bit of a roll and decided that these products deserved more active promotion.
Give me a guitar tuner and a roll of gaffer and I'm the new roadie.Advertisement
The BBC, to put it in the popular English vernacular, is " on a roll " with its French for Africa service.
The prophet then receives his call (ii., iii.) in the shape of a roll of a book, which he is required to eat (an indication of the literary form now taken by prophecy).
Order after order was issued by the French commanders that day forbidding the men to disperse about the town, sternly forbidding any violence to the inhabitants or any looting, and announcing a roll call for that very evening.
Give me a guitar tuner and a roll of gaffer and I 'm the new roadie.
The movement of the checkers follows the outcome of a roll of two dice, the numbers on the two dice constituting separate moves.Advertisement
The sedum matting, which came in a roll like a carpet, was simply laid on top.
With a little creativity, a roll of contact paper can go a long way!
Made from natural bristles, a MAC eyeshadow brush can make shadow application all the more foolproof, while a roll case serves as the perfect place to store your trusty tools.
Roll the lamb into a roll and tie off with butcher's twine.
For this recipe, you'll need a roll of parchment and a stapler, though if you don't have parchment, aluminum foil will work just fine.Advertisement
Starting the morning with the smallest meal of the day, breakfast is usually something simple like a cup of coffee and milk and a roll with or without cheese and ham.
Predicting snowfall accumulation can be as reliable as a roll of the dice.
Instead of hanging crepe paper on the ceilings, create dramatic loops by hanging a roll of fabric from the ceiling.
Split up the players into individual teams or teams of two and give each team a roll of toilet paper and a roll of duct tape.
Much of this has to do with bringing video games into the home, rather than having to head to the local arcade to unload a roll of quarters.Advertisement
You'll probably find that a roll of aluminum foil will come in handy, as will a cleaning brush and liquid dish soap.
Keeping the glove compartment stocked with a roll of glucose tablets can help in the case of an unexpected low on the road.
You may want to use 12x12 scrapbook paper or cut squares from a roll of wrapping paper in order to create larger envelopes.
Start with a roll of easel paper that you can buy at an art store or online.
A wedding ring that is too small will make a roll of flesh above the finger which will make the finger look swollen and could result in an engagement ring being uncomfortable to wear.Advertisement
Other practice areas could include guessing the outcome of a ball game you are attending, guessing the number of a roll of dice as it is rolled or cards as they are chosen.
When purchasing your rug, don't forget to buy a roll of double-sided tape.
Learning how to properly execute a roll on Heelys can help save you injury and embarrassment.
If all these aspects sound fun and fashionable, a roll top style may be a good option for your next pair of yoga pants.
To make it, you need a wooden kitchen spoon, acrylic paint, a brush, a roll of duct tape and about 12 inches of curling ribbon.
To create more napkin rings, consider using the cardboard tube from a roll of gift wrap.
Purchase a roll of plain brown craft paper and allow children to make their own Mother's Day wrapping paper.
Each team will get a roll of toilet paper to create a wedding dress.
Start with a roll of sugar cookie dough or prepare your favorite sugar cookie recipe.
She eats half a roll of toilet paper every day, and unlike many addicted people, she does this in public as well as at home.
Poison Ivy and Mr. Freeze are more like clowns than villains, spouting off ridiculous dialog in silly costumes and in this case, belong more on the pages of the comic instead of on a roll of film.
Leona starts you off with a roll of seasoned bread and butter, tries to fill you up on appetizers, and then hits you with the main course.