Spur-on sentence example
The army merely swung backwards, pivoting on its left wing, the corps preserving their relative order as it had been on the 16th, with the exception that the Imperial Guard was withdrawn to the spur on which Fort Plappeville stands, and the 6th Corps (Marshal Canrobert) crossed the line of march of the 3rd and 4th Corps in order to gain St Privat la Montagne.
In others the wings are armed with a tubercle or even a sharp spur on the carpus.
How many young literary people, disappointed at the unsuccess of their first attempts, did he comfort and spur on to renewed and higher efforts !
The spur on which it stands is thickly wooded with oak and other trees; behind it the pine-clad slopes of the mountain tower towards the jagged peaks of the higher range, snow-clad for half the year; while below stretches the luxuriant cultivation of the Kangra valley.
He confiscated their estates and drove them out of the realm; they fled for the most part to Normandy, to spur on duke Robert to make another bid for the English crown.Advertisement
All male pheasants usually develop a spur on the back of each leg.
Champagne, romantic music, a romantic movie (or even a romantic comedy), chocolates and candles can help spur on a night or relaxing with a loved one.
Moves like jumps and splits are taught, along with the sense of presence and the way a cheerleader presents herself in both appearance and manner to spur on a crowd.
At that critical moment when your team is trying to prevent the other team from scoring, give the crowd a few cheers to spur on your team to victory!
This is all to spur on the freezing effect, which in any case usually begins anywhere from a few hours to three days after the injection.Advertisement