How to use Tiptoe in a sentence

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  • He went on tiptoe to the nursery door and opened it.

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  • She got up and, walking on tiptoe with difficulty, went to the small sitting room.

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  • The king went back to the room on tiptoe.

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  • He could not walk well on tiptoe and his whole body jerked at each step.

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  • They were met by a deacon with a censer and by a servant who passed out on tiptoe without heeding them.

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  • She went several times to his door on tiptoe and listened, as he lighted one pipe after another.

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  • We need to be the party that does n't tiptoe around the issue.

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  • What wild creature had I met on my travels that tore along on tiptoe in that extraordinary style?

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  • And Natasha rose and went out of the room on tiptoe, like a ballet dancer, but smiling as only happy girls of fifteen can smile.

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  • Then do a single foot tiptoe test to look for tibialis posterior insufficiency.

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  • Prince Vasili said something to Lorrain in passing and went through the door on tiptoe.

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  • When he entered, Prince Andrew, his eyes drooping contemptuously (with that peculiar expression of polite weariness which plainly says, "If it were not my duty I would not talk to you for a moment"), was listening to an old Russian general with decorations, who stood very erect, almost on tiptoe, with a soldier's obsequious expression on his purple face, reporting something.

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  • Rostov, who had completely forgotten Denisov, not wishing anyone to forestall him, threw off his fur coat and ran on tiptoe through the large dark ballroom.

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  • Prince Andrew got up and went on tiptoe up to the little bed, wineglass in hand.

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  • Dimmler began to play; Natasha went on tiptoe noiselessly to the table, took up a candle, carried it out, and returned, seating herself quietly in her former place.

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  • She had not slept and had stolen downstairs on tiptoe, and going to the door of the conservatory where he slept that night had listened at the door.

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  • Little Andrew, her eldest boy, imitating his mother, followed her on tiptoe.

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  • Well, there 's no need to tiptoe around, treating the internet like a secret lover.

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  • Dixon opened the door very softly, and stole on tiptoe up to Margaret, sitting by the shaded window.

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  • We had to stand on tiptoe to see you but it was worth the effort.

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  • On receiving it, he ran on tiptoe to his study in alarm and haste, trying to escape notice, closed the door, and began to read the letter.

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  • Gerasim opened one of the shutters and left the room on tiptoe.

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  • Integrity From behind, ask the patient to do a single foot tiptoe test on both sides.

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  • He looked inquiringly at his monitress and saw that she was again going on tiptoe to the reception room where they had left Prince Vasili and the eldest princess.

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  • At a single gesture from him everyone went out on tiptoe, leaving the great man to himself and his emotion.

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  • Natasha ran into the house and went on tiptoe through the half-open door into the sitting room, where there was a smell of vinegar and Hoffman's drops.

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  • At home Natasha placed herself in the position of a slave to her husband, and the whole household went on tiptoe when he was occupied--that is, was reading or writing in his study.

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  • He quickly entered the small reception room with its still-unplastered wooden walls redolent of pine, and would have gone farther, but Anton ran ahead on tiptoe and knocked at a door.

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  • Seeing that her mother was still praying she ran on tiptoe to the bed and, rapidly slipping one little foot against the other, pushed off her slippers and jumped onto the bed the countess had feared might become her grave.

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  • Petya stood on tiptoe and pushed and pinched, but could see nothing except the people about him.

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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, with the letter, came on tiptoe to the countess' door and paused.

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