Headed-off sentence example

headed-off
  • Loaded with pastry, he was soon headed off to the park with his typical youthful enthusiasm.
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  • This was deflected by Kitchener westward to follow up the Boer rearguard, and after some delay the remainder of the infantry, at first fronting northwards, swerved westward likewise, while French from Kimberley, with such of his men as he could mount on serviceable horses, headed off Cronje in the north-west.
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  • Thereupon the leading Japanese ships promptly turned together, covered by the rear ships, which ran past them on the original course and then came round in succession; this manoeuvre was so well executed that the Japanese again headed off their enemy, who swerved for the second time towards the E.
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  • Wodehouse headed off a part of this force from the river at Argin, and, after a sharp action, completely defeated it, killing 900, among whom were many important amirs, and taking 50o prisoners and 12 banners, with very small loss to his own troops.
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  • So well fed and watered we headed off to spot some more cetaceans with Susie's warnings ringing in our ears.
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  • After devouring plates of scrambled eggs, bacon, and fresh papaya we headed off for a tour of the nearby Prospect Plantation.
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  • Then Steve Sidwell, stand-in skipper for crocked Graham Murty, had a 25-yard pile-driver headed off the line by Forbes.
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  • The stock is headed off by an oblique transverse cut as shown at a, a slice is then pared off the side as at b, and on the face of this a tongue or notch is made, the cut being in a downward direction; the scion c is pared off in a similar way by a single clean sharp cut, and this is notched or tongued in the opposite direction as the figure indicates; the two are then fitted together as shown at d, so that the inner bark of each may come in contact at least on one side, and then tied round with damp soft bast as at e; next some grafting clay is taken on the forefinger and pushed down on each side so as to fill out the space between the top of the stock and the graft, and a portion is also rubbed over the ligatures on the side where the graft is placed, a handful of the clay is then taken, flattened out, and rolled closely round the whole point of junction, being finished off to a tapering form both above and below, as shown by the dotted line f.
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  • Some of us headed off to sing a few hymns.
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  • After graduation Damon headed off to Harvard University to pursue a degree in English, but left in 1992 to focus on his career as an actor.
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  • Messenger bags are the ideal companion for youngsters who are headed off to school or to a friend's house for the evening.
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  • If you're headed off on a long vacation, you'll want something that provides you with enough space and has enough strength to really hold everything without a struggle.
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