Clutching sentence example

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  • She shivered, clutching her coat closer.

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  • Clutching her light jacket closer, she turned toward the house.

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  • He sighed and rolled onto his side, clutching a Rissa-scented pillow in his arms.

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  • She dropped to the snow, clutching her knee and moaning.

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  • She sat up slowly, clutching the blanket to her chest.

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  • He stopped abruptly and faced her, clutching her shoulders as he shook her slender frame.

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  • She ran to him, still clutching the towel to her chest.

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  • The place was a morgue of mannequins, all clutching briefcases, their faces in newspapers as the planes stood silently by.

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  • Carmen let go of the blanket she had been clutching to her chest and turned to shut her light off.

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  • She stared at him, fear clutching at her heart.

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  • He cowered in the corner, clutching a white hen in his mouth.

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  • Dean leaped on Shipton, clawing away at the soft snow, pummeling him like an eighth grade schoolyard brawler while Shipton, still clutching his ice ax in one hand, swung at Dean, catching him on the cheek and face with the side of the solid handle.

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  • She was standing at the rail, peering down river, dressed in only a sweater, clutching her arms to her body against the snow and chilling cold.

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  • She sat down, clutching the line with both hands.

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  • She was clutching the gem in her hand.

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  • While Pierre was running the few steps that separated him from the Frenchman, the tall marauder in the frieze gown was already tearing from her neck the necklace the young Armenian was wearing, and the young woman, clutching at her neck, screamed piercingly.

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  • Clutching her stomach, she sank to her knees.

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  • Lydia Larkin was bent over at the waist, hardly able to stand, clutching her mid-section.

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  • He tensed as they stepped through the portal, clutching her against him with one arm, and she blinked.

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  • The angel ducked into the cave, clutching his backpack to his chest.

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  • Prince Andrew winced and, clutching his head, went out and sat down on a sofa in the next room.

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  • Her feet skidded out from under her and she spun around, clutching desperately to the limb, twisting into a sitting position and sliding until she was sitting before him.

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  • Clutching the robe to her midsection, her upper chest exposed beyond control, she tried to twist from his grip.

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  • The angel ignored her and dropped beside her, wringing his hands helplessly.  The blond woman dangled over the widening chasm, clutching Katie's hand.  She braced her feet against the side of the chasm and walked upward, until Toby could grab her belt.  The angel pulled hard, and Katie pushed Deidre on top of the angel, who yelped.

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  • At the cabin, she opened the car door and climbed out, clutching the towel around her shoulders.

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  • In the lobby, she found the secretary on the floor, clutching her leg and moaning in agony.

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  • Then suddenly the grating sound of a harsh voice was heard from the other side of the door, and the officer--with pale face and trembling lips--came out and passed through the waiting room, clutching his head.

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  • The countess, sobbing heavily, hid her face on her daughter's breast, while Nicholas rose, clutching his head, and left the room.

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  • Clutching her breast to keep herself from choking, Sonya, pale and trembling with fear and agitation, sat down in an armchair and burst into tears.

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  • And clutching the spare gray locks on his temples the count left the room.

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  • They were all unconscious on the floor of the kitchen clutching their stomachs.

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  • Clutching both, tightly, in my eight year old hands, I shuffled shyly toward the wiry figure waiting for his executive cases.

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  • Two noticeable differences are that in college hockey, there is no clutching and grabbing and there is no fighting.

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  • When he turned around, he was clutching his small dog, who goes everywhere with him.

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  • Minutes later when the nurse arrived with a syringe of medicine, Destiny was asleep again, still clutching the doll to her chest.

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  • Destiny drew back, clutching Alex around the neck possessively as she stared at Lori.

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  • She was clutching Dean's arm with both hands so tightly he was numb to his fingertips.

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  • Howie recoiled at the sound of the shot and continued to dictate as the intruder fell to the ground clutching his leg, his hand drenched in blood.

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  • Dean continued to move, clutching the rope in a loop around his body while the unspent coil remained slung over his shoulder.

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  • Alex stood clutching his stomach, his stunned gaze locked on his hands, as if unable to comprehend what had happened.

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  • The farmer was amazed and slightly agitated to see Tom stood under the porch clutching the ' bladder of brandy ' .

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  • Christmas double as Uppies take men's ba ' Clutching his prize, Uppie Garry Cooper is congratulated after winning the ba ' .

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  • Look a little closer and you could see the die-hards clutching their score cards, labouriously downloaded from the BBC website.

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  • He saw again the old geezer gasping, clutching his chest, dropping to the cement floor.

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  • Dugout canoe ride at Chitwan It was quite hair-raising getting into these canoes and balancing while clutching haversacks, binoculars and telescopes.

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  • While they are being pounded by a fierce storm, clutching the life raft, he is shooting at them like sitting ducks.

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  • Indeed, 24 hours in, my PA entered the room clutching a briefcase, which everyone presumed contained vital documents.

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  • Another man enters clutching a live rooster, presents the protagonist with an ax, then leaves the room.

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  • I ran down stairs with clutching the whole sheaf in my hands.

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  • They include an old woman with a bullet wound -- still clutching a white flag when aid workers found her.

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  • She caught herself, and slumped into a chair, clutching her gown to her ample chest.

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