Preying sentence example

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  • They're preying on you.

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  • Better than preying on the free will of humans.

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  • When might no longer makes right for the strong, they think twice about preying on the weak.

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  • As irritated as he was with Darkyn's words, he was also fascinated by the idea the demon lord who prided himself on preying on the vulnerabilities of others was capable of being offended.

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  • The boll-weevil, preying on the cotton, is the most noxious of the insects.

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  • Messrs Nicolls and Eglington, joint authors of The Sportsman in South Africa, state that the serval is fairly common in South Central Africa, frequenting the thick bush near rivers, and preying on the smaller antelopes, guinea-fowls and francolins.

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  • Still think she should have let the preying mantis have him.

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  • Sousliks feed on roots, seeds and berries, and occasionally on animal food, preying on eggs, small birds and mice.

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  • Speaking of preying on those weaker than you, I have an interest in your … patient.

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  • It may be that they procure it from decomposing organic matter in the soil, or they may get it by absorption from other plants to which they attach themselves, or they may in rare cases obtain it by preying upon insect life.

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  • After a siege of over a year, the energy, skill, and courage of Belisarius, and the sickness which was preying on the Gothic troops, obliged Vitiges to retire.

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  • Rattlesnakes, owls and weasels are commonly found in the burrows; but their presence is no indication of the existence of a kind of "happy family" arrangement, the snakes, at any rate, preying on the young marmots.

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  • Despite the massive advertising campaigns of ruthless businesspeople preying on the vulnerabilities of bald people to make a quick buck.

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  • The increase of otters and polecats preying on mink has helped the water vole 's resurgence.

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  • Is this just another scam, like all the other snake oil peddlers preying on people with thinning or unhealthy hair?

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  • Speaking of preying on those weaker than you, I have an interest in your … patient.

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  • The desert was full of wild life, the balance of nature being preserved by the carnivorous animals preying on the herbivorous; trees watered by soakage from the Nile protected the undergrowth and encouraged occasional rainfall.

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