Prop Sentence Examples
How many prop skeletons could there be in the small town of Ouray?
He recognized that the fault of the government lay in the fact that it did not govern, and he deplored that his own function, in a decadent age, was but " to prop up mouldering institutions."
No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.
Prayer was his main prop. By it men became controllers of the earthly world and reached God.
Christianity is founded on Judaism; its main prop is the argument from the fulfilment of prophecy.Advertisement
The bedspread was pulled back enough to prop up the pillow by the phone, but the bed had not been uncovered for sleeping.
In another system introduced by the Mannesmann Tube Company the prop is made up of weldless steel tubes sliding telescopically one within the other, which are fixed at the right height by a screw clamp capable of carrying a load of 15 to 16 tons.
The forward feed is given by a chain winding upon a drum, which hauls upon a pulley fixed to a prop about 30 yds.
Proposition 14 shows how to draw an ellipse through five given points, and Prop. 15 gives a simple construction for the axes of an ellipse when a pair of conjugate diameters are given.
The capture of that island had caused an immigration of Spanish refugees to Santiago that greatly increased its importance; and the illicit trade to the same island - mainly in hides and cattle - that flourished from this time onward was a main prop of prosperity.Advertisement
The alteration of the fossiliferous Lias by dolerite at Portrush into a flinty rock that looked like basalt served at one time as a prop for the " Neptunist " theory of the origin of igneous rocks.
He laboured still, in mingled hope and apprehension, "to prop the frail and worthless fabric,"7 but for its spiritual content of democracy he had no understanding, and even in its nationalism he had little hope.
His death in October 1633 put an end to the RussoPolish War (1632-33), withdrawing the strongest prop from an executive feeble enough even when supported by all the weight of his authority.
Repeated expeditions from Sparta and Epirus tried in vain to prop up the decaying Greek states against the Lucanians and Bruttians; and when in 282 the Romans appeared in the Tarentine Gulf the end was close at hand.
The prop does have a few dings in the end.Advertisement
Car seats prop up a newborn - Place your newborn in his car seat without the restraints.
You can prop up the back and use a daybed as a sitting area in your bedroom or even in your living room, and then you drop the back down so it lays flat, so the daybed can be used like a regular bed.
If you like to prop up in bed to read, play on the computer or watch TV, headboards offer support, and depending on the headboard, even a little cushioning.
A female model can also sit up and may want to drape herself with a piece of satin fabric or hold a prop such as a rose or pearl necklace.
She may have the perfect prop idea for her pictures.Advertisement
Put your macro shots into scale by putting the baby's hand into the hand of his parent, or by using a prop which highlights size, such as a basket or cushion.
I hope you are not smoking any more because it's a stupid waste of money, an overrated prop, it makes your breath stink, ages you faster than just about anything, and causes major health problems.
Because of the detail involved in baking a Star Wars character or prop, the process is more complicated than making a standard double-layer cake.
For example, if you have access to a prop like a mini circus tent or a big model of a tree, place cupcakes in the tent to act as spectators or performers, or arrange cupcakes in the tree branches and at the tree's base.
It wouldn't be surprising if he did, however, since shoe lifts are a common prop used in films to make the actors look taller or even more foreboding.Advertisement
For cold frames, prop open the lid of the cold frame during the day to allow air to circulate.
You can utilize a miter saw, which has no blade tilt, prop the crown molding up against your fence and set the miter angle.
Try a faux painting technique on a piece of plywood and prop it up on the wall to see how you like it in the space before committing to the whole thing.
Almost every version of traditional African dance will involve some sort of prop or costumed embellishments to help further emphasize the meaning of that particular style of movement.
The Japanese Parasol dance has simple choreography and uses an umbrella as a prop.
Put a fresh spin on this look by curling the ends outward and prop a sparkly tiara on your head in lieu of the clip.
Megan's side and back tattoo is on full display, and once again, the addition of water, this time in the form of a melting ice cube, proves to be the perfect prop.
It is designed to be more of a costume prop, though kids can also use it for pretend play.
Finally, if you still can't find somewhere to donate furniture to, contact a local school or community theatre whose theatrical group may want to use the item as a stage prop.
Set a photo up yourself at home, using a tripod or table to prop the camera and arranging everyone in front of the Christmas tree.
Carry a ball or other prop from your chosen sport.
Grab the prop weapon of your choice and start yo-ho-hoing!
Disgraced politicians in particular can make a good costume out of a suit and an appropriate prop related to their downfall.
She had a fondness for dismembering dolls, for anyone who wants to carry a prop.
If you're donning this costume idea solo, hold a glass, a bottle or both for your prop.
Once it was determined a real ring was needed for the movie, Eclipse, Meyer worked with Portland-based jewelry designer Rick Thurber and prop designer Grant Swain to create the movie prop ring.
After Meyer and Swain approved his design, Thurber created the movie prop using real diamonds since there was no time to order cubic zirconia stones for the ring.
One day, a camera crew was shooting a television show on the premises of an old amusement park, and they came upon a hanging man prop.
A gust of wind blew through the window causing the small stick used as a prop to drop to the floor, and the window closed with a bang.
Skeptics believe that ectoplasm is nothing more than a prop used in scams perpetrated by charlatans who portrayed themselves as mediums during the Victorian era up until the late 1930s.
However, nothing takes the place of a yoga teacher moving your body into the proper position, assisting you with a prop when you're struggling or suggesting a modification best suited for your level at the time.
If you're new to yoga, in recovery from an illness or injury, or simply trying to improve your range of motion, using a chair as yoga prop equipment helps you to maintain balance and focus on form.
Some of these might not be chair yoga DVD routines specifically, but are complete with posture and prop suggestions for any necessary modification.
Again, almost any household item can be used as a safe prop.
Modify the pose by placing a yoga prop under the hips to relieve pressure in the lower body such as strain in the knees.
Some children will enjoy retelling the story afterward using the craft object that they made as a prop in their explanation.
Using the masks as a prop, the kids can act out their favorite Pokemon scenes rather than watching them on TV.
Another way to use an exercise ball in your workouts is as a support or prop for different exercises.
You can also use an exercise ball as prop for other stretching exercises which target the front and back muscles of your legs.
Prop yourself up facedown on your toes (feet together) and elbows, so that your entire body is suspended a foot or so off the floor.
You can also to use it as a prop for more difficult exercises, such as pushups.
Bend the opposite knee, prop yourself up with your other arm, and slowly rise off the floor, balancing the weight carefully above your shoulder.
As a prop, these helmets had their shortcomings.
To elevate the injury, prop the injured limb up on a pile of pillows and try to elevate it over the heart.
And if Martha's discovery had been substituted with the theater prop, he'd bet his boots there was an empty trunk out there somewhere!
Wouldn't the bones be taken for a stage prop?
Yes. Only I believe someone swapped them for a theatrical prop.
Robert Barclay, writing some twenty years later, admits of degrees of perfection, and the possibility of a fall from it (Apology, Prop. viii.).
But the Liberalism of his early years was gone for ever, and he had become reconciled to Metternich's view that, in an age of decay, the sole function of a statesman was to "prop up mouldering institutions."
Mr. Lloyd George seemed almost unmanned in telling the news to the House; and it was clear that he felt that a great prop of his Government had fallen.
From the first he was carefully nurtured to be the future prop of Protestantism by his austere parents.
She nodded and he proceeded to narrate the details of Martha finding the bones, and Fitzgerald coming forth with prop replacements and perhaps sharing ownership of the facility from whence they came.
From the prop shaft we ascended up the line to meet with Bob's boat.
Dellape's late shoulder set up the wing for what appeared to be a swinging arm from behind by the tight-head prop.
On this occasion, we chose to prop up the bar and engage the very friendly barmaid in conversation.
Rising property prices helped to prop up the world economy after the stockmarket bubble burst in 2000.
Aircraft that require hand starting by prop swinging must have chocks placed in front of the wheels.
No sooner had their carded prop returned, their long serving open side flanker, Hedley Verity, took his place on the bench.
Then he tried the sight gag - going for a clinch with Gaby in a prop hospital bed.
Shares on Wall Street that Bush is so anxious to prop up are still massively overvalued.
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Just before the Central Level Crossing, a wooden prop fell from the Unimog prompting a sudden stop.
Despite shooting the promo while pregnant, the German catwalk queen managed to hide her fledgling bump with clever use of a prop.
A quick tap penalty was taken, Bedford won the next ruck and prop Tom Williams powered over.
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They are now wasting further billions to prop up a sinking titanic of enterprise that's morally, scientifically as well as financially bankrupt.
The first (a mechanical proof) begins, after some preliminary propositions on the parabola, in Prop. 6, ending with an integration in Prop. 16.
It was owing to these physical manifestations that the name " Quaker " was either first given or was regarded as appropriate when given for another reason (see Fox's Journal concerning Justice Bennet at Derby in 1650 and Barclay's Apology, Prop. 11, § 8).
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The stricken yacht had no power, its anchor chain caught, perhaps round the prop.
However, toddlers and preschoolers still have a hard time reaching the table and need a booster seat to prop them up for easy meal time.
Pictures should be of your child looking directly at the camera instead of a side view or a view of him looking at a prop.
They did not, as is often but loosely said, create economic prosperity; but they did prop it, in an all-important field, with order, hope and confidence.
I hardly ever failed, when I rambled through the village, to see a row of such worthies, either sitting on a ladder sunning themselves, with their bodies inclined forward and their eyes glancing along the line this way and that, from time to time, with a voluptuous expression, or else leaning against a barn with their hands in their pockets, like caryatides, as if to prop it up.