Sentence Examples


  • Every time we're a whisker away from nailing Byrne, something crops up to slam the door in our face.
  • *This reminds us that the Right Whale really has a sort of whisker, or rather a moustache, consisting of a few scattered white hairs on the upper part of the outer end of the lower jaw.
  • This delicacy is chiefly evinced in the action of sweeping, when in maidenly gentleness the whale with a certain soft slowness moves his immense flukes from side to side upon the surface of the sea; and if he feel but a sailor's whisker, woe to that sailor, whiskers and all.
  • The trouble is that he has n't got a clue, not a gnat 's whisker of know-how about building.
  • Despite crossing the line together Hayden was given second place by a gnats whisker, with Alan third.

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