How to use Buttoning in a sentence
She finished buttoning Destiny's dress.
He pulled the pajama top shut and started buttoning it without looking up.
He stepped into his new trousers, inhaling deeply before buttoning them.
Dean began buttoning his shirt.
She timidly entered their room before he'd finished buttoning.Advertisement
Carmen pulled the other arm up and began buttoning her blouse.
Buttoning a long shirt over her clothes, she joined him in the kitchen, where he was scooping scrambled eggs into two plates.
The folds are so disposed that the thick skin shall be capable of bending in grasping, while at the same time it requires to be tightly bound down to the skeleton of the hand, else the slipping of the skin would lead to insecurity of prehension, as the quilting or buttoning down of the covers of furniture by upholsterers keeps them from slipping.
To get her to do the simplest thing, such as combing her hair or washing her hands or buttoning her boots, it was necessary to use force, and, of course, a distressing scene followed.
Rostov, his eyes avoiding Denisov, began buttoning his coat, buckled on his saber, and put on his cap.Advertisement
Tushin rose and, buttoning his greatcoat and pulling it straight, walked away from the fire.
Davout brightened up at the news the adjutant brought, and began buttoning up his uniform.
If you are buttoning the cardigan completely, be sure it hugs your torso for the most flattering shape.
A dainty bow tie adorns the neck and snap closures make securing it an easy task for anyone who's not adept at buttoning.
A quick pull of a zipper seems like a great alternative to buttoning one fastener after another.Advertisement
Fine motor skills involve tasks that require dexterity of small muscles, such as buttoning a shirt.
Children may be frustrated by their inability to perform an activity they are attempting, such as buttoning a coat.
While obvious gang symbols such as colors, bandannas, and sports logos may be eliminated, some gangs can establish their "colors" with a simple variation on buttoning their shirt, tying their tie, or even the way they lace their shoes.
There's also buttoning on the front to make for easy on and off.
If you're a caregiver who has to help someone get dressed and undressed, it can be easier for you to zip and unzip instead of snapping or buttoning.Advertisement