She pinched her arm.
Elisabeth pinched his cheeks.
The expression has meanwhile changed: the face is pale or livid; there are dark rings under the eyes; the features are pinched and sharp, and the whole skin shrunken; the fingers are dead white, the nails blue.
Sarah pinched her bottom lip with her thumb and index finger.
Unless his body floats in with a bullet hole in the head or he gets pinched for speeding in Vegas, it's going down as an accident in my report.
Delicious chocolate eyes twinkled down at her as he pinched her toe.
He jumped to his feet flipping light switches and stumbling through both rooms, barely seeing still-sleeping Cynthia through eyes pinched nearly closed against the intrusive brightness.
She pinched me, and I slapped her every time she did it.
They are not specially sensitive under ordinary conditions, and may be touched or even pinched without causing any discomfort to the scorpion.
Asked me outright if I thought Claire might have pinched it.
Petya stood on tiptoe and pushed and pinched, but could see nothing except the people about him.
Getting pinched saved my life and introduced me to God.
Sarah pinched his cheek.
When the pinnate leaf of a Mimosa pudica, the so-called sensitive plant, is pinched or struck, the leaf droops rapidly and the leaflets become approximated together, so that their upper surfaces are in contact.
On the contrary, the tops of all young shoots are pinched off when some three or four leaves are formed, and this is done again and again throughout the season.
If they were unsecured for a few days anyone could have pinched them.
The other young shoots produced were pinched off while quite young, to throw all the strength of the tree into those which were to form its basis, and to secure abundant light and air.
"Who is that man?" asked Gautama, "and why is his face so pinched and his hair so white?
He pinched me for obstructing justice and a whole bunch of stuff.
Occasionally a knob or excrescence, formed by the residue of the glass beyond the point at which the base has been pinched together, remains as a silent witness of the process.
Next day, by a skilfully conducted attack following a liberal use of gas shells, he pinched up the Meletta-Badenecche salient, occupying both Tondarecar and Badenecche and taking Monte Fior and Castelgomberto in the rear.
Jackson pinched her cheek and hummed, "Apparently your happiness is more important to him than his own."
Many of the smaller, useless shoots are rubbed out altogether; the best are allowed to grow perhaps a foot or more in length, and then either have the tips pinched out with the finger and thumb, or the ends may be cracked or broken, and allowed to hang down, but are not detached completely.
Connor pinched the bridge of his nose.
She pinched his cheek, "It must be such a burden to be so gorgeous."
Tools barbless hooks Barbless hooks or hooks with the barbs pinched are easiest to remove.
The tips should be pinched out to encourage bushiness.
We recommend the use of bracing frames during the fitting process to ensure that closers are not ' pinched ' out of shape.
courage of despair, he feebly pinched himself.
Weak- kneed, he passed a trembling hand over his incredulous eyes; with the courage of despair, he feebly pinched himself.
torusroof that homoclinic trajectories in the form of pinched tori imply monodromy in two degree of freedom integrable systems has also been given.
The point of this leading shoot is subsequently pinched off, that it may not draw away too much of the sap. If the fruit sets too abundantly, it must be thinned, first when as large as peas, reducing the clusters, and then when as large as nuts to distribute the crop equally; the extent of the thinning must depend on the vigour of the tree, but one or two fruits ultimately left to each square foot of wall is a full average crop. The final thinning should take place after stoning.
Two laterals should be allowed to grow from the upper side of them, one from near the base, the other from near the middle, all others being pinched out beyond the second or third leaf during summer, but cut away to the last bud in winter.
Thus a shoot will grow more vigorously whilst waving in the air than when nailed close to the wall; consequently a weak shoot should be left free, whilst its stronger antagonist should be restrained; and a luxuriant shoot may be retarded for some time by having its tender extremity pinched off to allow a weaker shoot to overtake it.
In an effort to clear the pain his thumb and forefinger pinched the bridge of his nose, and she shrieked again.
A proof that homoclinic trajectories in the form of pinched tori imply monodromy in two degree of freedom integrable systems has also been given.
The Christians pinched the festive season from the Western European pagan Yuletide celebration of Winter Solstice.
Fold tulle fabric like a fan, pinched at the bottom.
Secure ribbon at the pinched end and thread the ends of the ribbon through holes in the base of the pacifier.
A kickback is where the chain or bar gets pinched and the saw comes up towards you.
As the plant matures, the leaves are pinched off as frequently as daily to prevent the plant from flowering.
The potter builds a clay pot from the base up using coils of clay pinched together to form whatever style of pot, or in this case lamp base, that is going to be made.
If when pinched between your thumb and index finger the muscle part of the meat feels fleshy, it still needs another minute or so in the broiler.
This kind is most used for carpet-bedding, and the flowers are then carefully pinched out.
May be grown in any soil, but the slender flower-stems, which appear in May and June, should be pinched off.
Comfortable and effortlessly chic, the wide-brimmed hat with the pinched brim recalls the 1930s and yet is also timeless.
Hips - The pants should be loose enough around the hips to allow at least an inch of fabric to be pinched on each side.
Riders wearing large earrings may want to remove them so they are not pinched or stabbed by their jewelry during a rough ride.
Affected individuals tend to have large eyes, a thin pinched nose, thin lips, and a slim body.
In this case the ureter may be pinched by the vena cava so that flow is hindered.
The skin is less elastic than it should be and is slow to return to its normal position after being pinched.
These aid in preventing finger and hand injuries by preventing small fingers and hands from being pinched in doors or hinges.
Children should be cautioned not to place wheels near their hair, fingers or clothing, as they can become tangled in the wheels or pinched between the wheel and the hamster body.
Take the left side of the sash and bring it behind and over the place where you're fingers have pinched the fabric.
The family heard noises and voices and were even sometimes pinched or slapped by an invisible entity.
Count the number of links you've pinched and remember the number so you'll know how many links to remove.
This in turn triggers muscle pains, headaches, pinched nerves and gradual deterioration of the whole structure.
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