Sentence Examples


  • Howie nailed it on the first try, managed to catch a license plate number, and a killer was apprehended in hours.
  • He nailed the wood over the window while she cleaned the rest of the glass from the counter.
  • The scents of fresh bread and some sort of meat cooking nearly nailed her to the ground as she rounded the corner.
  • Several times during summer the trees ought to be regularly examined, and the young shoots respectively topped or thinned out; those that remain are to be nailed to the wall, or braced in with pieces of slender twigs, and the trees ought occasionally to be washed with the garden engine or thoroughly syringed, especially during very hot summers.
  • The famous theses which Luther nailed to the door of the church at Wittenberg in 1517 cannot be called a confession, but they expressed a protest which could not rest there.