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whittled Sentence Examples

  • Having each some shingles of thought well dried, we sat and whittled them, trying our knives, and admiring the clear yellowish grain of the pumpkin pine.

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  • It passed its second reading, but was considerably whittled down in committee, and when eventually it became law it only partially represented its sponsor's intentions.

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  • bandy moot figure bandied around by the press was 12 regions, whittled down from a weighty 27 applications that had eventually flowed in.

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  • Perhaps this is why they are only very gradually being whittled down with each new hymnal that comes out.

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  • whittled the longlist down to a shortlist, and the five eventual winners are unveiled today.

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  • After much singing, forgetting the words and deliberation the judges whittled it down to just seven acts each.

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  • The three tables that started were gradually whittled down to a final table, producing a few surprises along the way.

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  • whittled away, they have lost their grip over the people.

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  • With the numbers being slowly whittled, Matt will need your support to help him reach the final on Monday night.

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  • whittled down to 16 for a live performance at Castle Hall in Hertford in June.

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  • I quickly whittled down the choices by selecting the Lake District, which has the advantage of good surfaces and plenty of paths.

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  • whittled down the number of contributors to Debbie (violin) and himself on bass.

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  • It passed its second reading, but was considerably whittled down in committee, and when eventually it became law it only partially represented its sponsor's intentions.

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  • But after hours of deliberation, they whittled the longlist down to a shortlist, and the five eventual winners are unveiled today.

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  • After much singing, forgetting the words and deliberation the judges whittled it down to just seven acts each.

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  • The three tables that started were gradually whittled down to a final table, producing a few surprises along the way.

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  • Where such control over land has been whittled away, they have lost their grip over the people.

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  • With the numbers being slowly whittled, Matt will need your support to help him reach the final on Monday night.

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  • The singers will then be whittled down to 16 for a live performance at Castle Hall in Hertford in June.

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  • I quickly whittled down the choices by selecting the Lake District, which has the advantage of good surfaces and plenty of paths.

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  • That is, until Andy tactfully whittled down the number of contributors to Debbie (violin) and himself on bass.

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  • These semi-finalists are eventually whittled down to four finalists, who must present a commercial segment of their inventions.

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  • Groups of enemies seem to really hate Colton, but with his excellent marksmanship, any overwhelming odds was whittled away to nothing.

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  • A half hour later I was ready to abandon the project and switch to beer, but a friend took over my shift and whittled further away at a crack I had created.

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  • Until they are whittled down to that ten, viewers vote on a certain couple, rather than an individual.

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  • Volume 8 is also longer in length (another fifty-five minutes) than Volume 9, but this time the cast as been whittled down to just eight stunning beauties.

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  • What waist cinchers do in general is give the appearance of a more whittled middle than you normally have.

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  • In another change to the previous format, the 190 contestants who made it to round two in Hollywood were whittled down to two groups - one of 12 men and one of 12 women.

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  • The pool of contestants is then whittled down to two, and these two contestants work together on a final project while Sean Combs decides who to actually hire as an assistant.

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  • The men who caught her eye were allowed to take her on dates and she eventually whittled her choices down to two men.

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  • In the third season of the show, he whittled the crop of girls down to Thing 2 and Black, and this time, he picked Thing 2.

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  • The ten semi-finalists are then whittled down to five finalists, courtesy of viewers' votes.

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  • Once the initial group of interior designers is whittled down to a group of finalists, they then compete in an elimination challenge to determine the winner of the show.

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  • The twenty are quickly whittled down to ten finalists after challenges designed to test their strength, poise, personalities, and abilities are judged.

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  • After a pool of finalists is chosen, the group is whittled down further.

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  • After the contestants have been whittled down, usually when there are between eight and 12 contestants left, the tribes are merged into a single tribe.

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  • Trying to identify which science fiction shows can be whittled down onto a list of only the top 5 means you have to apply very specific and subjective criteria to the list.

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