Sentence Examples


  • Our luck is like water in a dragnet: you pull at it and it bulges, but when you've drawn it out it's empty!
  • The police campaign against it drew a dragnet through the UK anarchist community.
  • Thurgood Marshall 's cry of anguish about dragnet testing for drugs.
  • The case concerns a 2002 DNA dragnet initiated by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana during a serial rape-murder investigation.
  • The dragnet extended to Birmingham where one man was arrested under terror laws but later released uncharged.

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