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propping Sentence Examples

  • Gabe remained on his side, hand propping up his head.

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  • She looked at the band on her arm, then down the hall toward Kiera before propping her chin on his chest to gaze at him.

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  • Propping her chin up with her hands, she stared out at the hills.

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  • She stayed around the house, propping her foot up whenever she sat down, and by evening it was only a little sore.

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  • He pulled away from her, propping up on an elbow as he studied her face.

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  • She slumped against the low wall, propping up her elbows and covering her face.

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  • "You're not weak, Damian," she said, propping her chin on his chest to look up at him.

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  • The work of excavation in the palace has been complicated by the necessity of propping up walls, floors and staircases.

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  • The men, however, refused to march without seeing their sultan, and the singular expedient was resorted to of propping up the dead monarch's body in a dark room and concealing behind it an attendant who raised the hands and moved the head of the corpse as the troops marched past.

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  • "Rhyn, will you promise me something?" she asked, propping her chin on his chest to look up at him.

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  • Darian looked like shit, a stone wall propping him up, and Jenn was hurt and pissed.

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  • Still quite gusty, no point in propping the thing up today.

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  • Larger span covers may require propping from below to prevent distortion caused by the weight of the wet concrete infill.

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  • propping up inefficient peasant agriculture is a good idea.

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  • Rules drafted by the Board of Trade under this act came into force on the 8th of August 1902, the subjects referred to being (I) labelling of wagons; (2) movements of wagons by propping and tow-roping; (3) power-brakes on engines; (4) lighting of stations and sidings; (g) protection of points, rods, &c.; (6) construction and protection of gauge-glasses; (7) arrangement of tool-boxes, &c., on engines; (8) provision of brake-vans for trains upon running lines beyond the limits of stations; (9) protection to permanent-way men when relaying or repairing permanent way.

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  • The support pillow doesn't just offer support during feeding times, but it also is great for propping baby on her back while she lies on the floor.

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  • Mo'Beats from iLuv serves double duty as a speaker and stand, which makes it a very convenient solution for amplifying sound while also propping up your iPad for easy viewing.

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  • The decision to lock up a dorm isn't taken lightly, so it's important you don't do anything, like propping open a back door, to allow unauthorized people to enter.

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  • Rather than propping your head with pillows, the school suggests propping the top of the bed up roughly four inches.

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  • If you must sleep on your back, however, try propping your head up with pillows.

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  • You don't even have to take the shoe off to adjust the heel height, so whether you're sitting at your desk, propping up against the wall-it doesn't matter.

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  • Place yourself facedown just above the floor, propping yourself up only on your toes and elbows/forearms.

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  • The Plank - Face the floor, propping yourself up only on your toes and elbows.

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  • Place yourself facedown just above the floor, propping yourself up on your hands and toes.

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  • The rigid conservatism that resulted from this attitude served, indeed, a useful purpose in giving weight to Castlereaghs counsels in the European concert; for Metternich at least, wholly occupied with propping up mouldering institutions, could not have worked harmoniously with a minister suspected of an itch for reform.

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  • Concurrently with these undertakings, he steadily prepared to strengthen his position in the political life of France; and it will be well to notice the steps by which he ensured the defeat of the royalists in France and the propping up of the directorial system in the coup d'etat of Fructidor 1797.

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