Sentence Examples


  • So here I am, with proverbial pen to paper, musing about the final disposition of these scratching if I should crawl my way through to completion of the task.
  • At the time, we felt so infallible in our rightness we grabbed the proverbial bull by the horns exposing ourselves to a wealth of trouble.
  • In spite of the aforementioned snags, life was a proverbial bucket of roses.
  • Unfortunately, the potential mate must be brought into the fold, even if doing so sinks the proverbial ship.
  • Dean just smiled, wondering how Ginger and Joseph would know where brother and sister-in-law were if they themselves hadn't lied like the proverbial rug and done the exact same thing as the pair they were accusing.

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