Repeated hammerings by the smith thin the metal and make it tough.
Hearing a hammering on the door, I ran downstairs to open it.
She looked up at Sasha, her heart hammering under his hungry look.
Her heart was hammering at his casual declaration.
"Wait!" cried Dolokhov, hammering with the bottle on the window sill to attract attention.
Heart hammering, she rose, took a deep breath, and waded into the warm water.
Heart hammering, Lana rose to her tiptoes and gave him a light kiss on the lips.