Dismantle sentence example

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  • When they had crossed the field to the spot where Dean's tent was pitched, he began to dismantle it.

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  • In 385 the Spartans seized a pretext to besiege and dismantle Mantineia and to scatter its inhabitants among four villages.

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  • If you have professionally made cupcake wrappers, you can also choose to dismantle one of them and cut out more wrappers in the same basic shape.

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  • At every single level, we have to pursue and dismantle this machinery of terror.

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  • You've decided to step up to adulthood and dismantle your makeshift milk crate bookshelf for something a little more sturdy and attractive, like real actual bookshelves.

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  • You won't want to have to dismantle your shed to access underground lines if you can help it, so make sure that your proposed spot is clear.

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  • The repair on this control board becomes more involved because you have to dismantle the coffee maker in order to change the timer.

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  • U2's five prizes for "How To Dismantle A Bomb" and the single "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own" brought their career total number of Grammys to 22.

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  • Is the building or its function readily removable, adaptable or easy to dismantle?

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  • Even with a small wooden henhouse, you need lots of room for the annual dismantle and clean and creosote.

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  • He was severely wounded, losing both his sight and his hands when the Japanese forced him to dismantle a booby trap.

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  • He laboured to restore to the marquis his proper authority, and as an important step to that end, to dismantle the fortified cities where the great chiefs of clans maintained themselves like the barons of feudal Europe.

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  • In 424 B.C. the contingent which the Thespians had been compelled to furnish sustained heavy losses at Delium, and in the next year the Thebans took advantage of this temporary enfeeblement to accuse their neighbours of friendship towards Athens and to dismantle their walls.

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  • In the wars of the latter part of the 16th century the inhabitants sided with the Protestant party, fortified the town, and established an independent republic. They were brought to terms, however, by Louis XIII., and forced to dismantle their fortifications; and the town was made the seat of the chambre de l'edit, or chamber for the investigation of the affairs of the Protestants, afterwards transferred to Castelnaudary (in 1679).

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  • Another half-hour passes before they arrived with spanners and screwdrivers etc, to dismantle the device - but to no avail.

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