close vs clothes

close clothes

Definitions

  • 1) Music The concluding part of a phrase or theme; a cadence.
  • 2) An enclosed place, especially land surrounding or beside a cathedral or other building.
  • 3) A conclusion; a finish.
  • 4) Music The concluding part of a phrase or theme; a cadence.
  • 5) Archaic A fight at close quarters.
  • 6) Archaic A fight at close quarters.
  • 7) The act of closing.
  • 8) Chiefly British A narrow way or alley.
  • 9) Chiefly British A narrow way or alley.
  • 10) Warm and humid or stuffy.
  • 11) Shut; closed.
  • 12) Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate.
  • 13) Not easily acquired; scarce.
  • 14) Being near in relationship.
  • 15) Being near the surface; short.
  • 16) Giving or spending with reluctance; stingy.
  • 17) Faithful to the original.
  • 18) Confining or narrow; crowded.
  • 19) Being on the brink of.
  • 20) Decided by a narrow margin; almost even.
  • 21) Linguistics Pronounced with the tongue near the palate, as the ee in meet. Used of vowels.
  • 22) Marked by more rather than less punctuation, especially commas.
  • 23) Being near in space or time.
  • 24) Strictly confined or guarded.
  • 25) Secretive; reticent.
  • 26) Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact.
  • 27) Shut in; enclosed.
  • 28) Linguistics Pronounced with the tongue near the palate, as the ee in meet. Used of vowels.
  • 29) Fitting tightly.
  • 30) Confined to specific persons or groups.
  • 31) Very attentive; rigorous; thorough.
  • 32) In a close position or manner; closely.
  • 33) To draw near.
  • 34) Archaic To enclose on all sides.
  • 35) Sports To modify (one's stance), as in baseball or golf, by turning the body so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact with the ball.
  • 36) To fill or stop up.
  • 37) To come to an end; finish.
  • 38) To complete the final details or negotiations on.
  • 39) To stop the operations of permanently or temporarily.
  • 40) To reach an agreement; come to terms.
  • 41) To join or unite; bring into contact.
  • 42) To come together.
  • 43) To bring to an end; terminate.
  • 44) Sports To modify (one's stance), as in baseball or golf, by turning the body so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact with the ball.
  • 45) To cease operation.
  • 46) To engage at close quarters.
  • 47) Baseball To finish a game by protecting a lead. Used of relief pitchers.
  • 48) To be priced or listed at a specified amount when trading ends.
  • 49) To make unavailable for use.
  • 50) To move (a door, for example) so that an opening or passage is covered or obstructed; shut.
  • 51) Archaic To enclose on all sides.
  • 52) To draw or bind together the edges of.
  • 53) To bar access to.
  • 54) Baseball To finish a game by protecting a lead. Used of relief pitchers.
  • 55) To become shut.
  • 56) To bring together all the elements or parts of.

Definitions

  • 1) obsolete Plural form of cloth.
  • 2) obsolete Plural form of cloth.
  • 3) Items of clothing; apparel.
  • 4) clothing in general
  • 5) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of clothe.
  • 6) Cloths: the older plural of cloth, now used only in composition, and including usually senses 2 and 3, as in clothes-basket, clothes-horse, clothes-line, etc.
  • 7) Materials for covering a bed; bedclothes.
  • 8) Garments for the human body; dress; vestments; raiment; vesture.
  • 9) Bedclothes.
  • 10) Articles of dress; wearing apparel; garments.
  • 11) Covering for the human body; dress; vestments; vesture; -- a general term for whatever covering is worn, or is made to be worn, for decency or comfort.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) a small moth of the genus Tinea. The most common species (Tinea flavifrontella) is yellowish white. The larvæ eat woolen goods, furs, feathers, etc. They live in tubular cases made of the material upon which they feed, fastened together with silk.
  • 13) The covering of a bed; bedclothes.
  • 14) (Zoöl.) a small moth of the genus Tinea. The most common species (Tinea flavifrontella) is yellowish white. The larvæ eat woolen goods, furs, feathers, etc. They live in tubular cases made of the material upon which they feed, fastened together with silk.
  • 15) See under Body.

Examples

  • 1) The sun highlights the part of your chart that deals with close family and emotional attachments.
  • 2) Germany has for years been one of our closest allies.
  • 3) The close control is something to behold.
  • 4) The deal ends when stores close tomorrow.
  • 5) You two have been close for a long time.
  • 6) close behind are undoing knots and knowing how to put up a tent.
  • 7) The pricing and size of the share placement was to be agreed at the close of the book build process by the banks.
  • 8) But now those same manufacturers are putting up prices in Britain to bring them closer to those overseas.
  • 9) Sources said the deal could be closed within weeks.
  • 10) The same applies to colleagues who work in close proximity.
  • 11) Work in your spare time brings you closer to a personal goal.
  • 12) What you need up top is something neat and close to the body.
  • 13) We campers have no more closed the small businesses in the square than we closed the cathedral.
  • 14) Two rural racecourses are to be closed at the end of this year.
  • 15) He would have gone close but for two errors at the last two fences.
  • 16) The foil should be tightly closed with no gaps.
  • 17) They need to learn how to close out tight games.
  • 18) They think you have to lock yourself behind closed doors for a month.
  • 19) We close the book with no doubt that she made the right choice.
  • 20) We held a small memorial service at the house with close family and friends.
  • 21) News about twins draws a family close again.
  • 22) They sit at the front and open and close the doors.
  • 23) The deadline for proxy votes expired at the close of business yesterday.
  • 24) Many realised how close they were to their own mortality.
  • 25) Two friends of mine were watching close by as he pondered his second shot.
  • 26) She had a solution close at hand.
  • 27) The family want to be able to move on with their lives now this chapter has closed.
  • 28) You can close the distance between friends.
  • 29) The exhibition had to be closed after four days because of the injuries caused by exuberant and energetic participation.
  • 30) He said the committee would keep a close eye on Government training schemes.
  • 31) While "The Devil Inside" remains my favorite GRENDEL story-arc, "God and the Devil" is a close *close* second.
  • 32) The notes sung by the voices are usually close to each other in pitch, resulting in “tight” chords, or “close” harmony.
  • 33) The soldiers being close together, -- in _close order_, -- they form a compact body that is easily managed, and consequently that lends itself well to teaching the soldier habits of attention, precision, team-work and instant obedience to the voice of his commander.
  • 34) And she said I must tell you she will be with you, -- close -- _close_ to you -- in heart and thought, until the day shall come when she can hold you in her arms.
  • 35) (i don't even want to think about how close you were) (well, as opposed to how *close* you are in texas...)
  • 36) HPFacebookVoteV2. init (366998, 'Weekend Box Office Review: Cedric Diggory Crushes Harry Potter -- Twilight Saga: New Moon Opens With $142 Million', 'If you\'re a Batman fan or a general guy-centric geek, you\'re probably thinking \ "That was close ... too close\".
  • 37) And -- oh, please let me think you are close -- _close_ -- beside me all the time! "
  • 38) The term 'close reading' is one you pick up in a liberal arts education, but you don't really understand it until you meet someone who can do it.
  • 39) Mr. Swanson glanced between them, wearing an expression close to alarm.
  • 40) ‘A move to the village would give the Duchess her independence while allowing her daughters to be in close proximity to their father.’
  • 41) ‘A few people, almost invariably working in close proximity to birds, have been infected and become seriously ill.’
  • 42) ‘It is much smoother and more intimate than the ballroom tango, with the couple's upper bodies close together and lower bodies apart.’
  • 43) ‘A car park facility in close proximity to it would be a considerable advantage to the many people who visit it on a regular basis.’
  • 44) ‘I could hardly tell exactly what it was, but it was very close and was a highly concentrated light.’
  • 45) ‘When the officer was close enough he reached out and grabbed Danny's ankles tight, pulling him forward.’
  • 46) ‘Her warm body was so close, his hands around that slim waist were gently squeezing and caressing her.’
  • 47) ‘In the small, tight world of the judo competitor your opponent is very close, at arms length or less.’
  • 48) ‘Indeed the Fairgreen Shopping Centre, Carlow Retail Park and the town centre are very close.’
  • 49) ‘As he sits down in the family's small room, explosions can be heard from a close neighbourhood.’
  • 50) ‘Our guide kept moving at the same pace, and didn't turn back to face us, or give us any sign that our destination was close at hand.’
  • 51) ‘Sometimes two different logging roads are close enough to be within radio range.’
  • 52) ‘The Sentinel banked and turned to line up with their relatively close destination.’
  • 53) ‘Even those working in towns are usually close enough to go home for lunch, as do farmers.’
  • 54) ‘Tessa cooks the evening meal, but the nearest town is close if clients wish to eat out occasionally.’
  • 55) ‘If you don't like the weather this winter, a change is as close as your nearest airport.’
  • 56) ‘If you decide not to allow smoking in the reception area, how close is the nearest place for a smoker to go?’
  • 57) ‘Louisa takes off and does the same, with Grace following in close pursuit.’
  • 58) ‘I was pretty close, though I still couldn't see the skyline of New York.’
  • 59) ‘When moving home last summer we made sure our new house was close to a good primary school.’
  • 60) ‘It was slow work, for the trees were close, and in places dense with the bare vines and stalks of undergrowth.’
  • 61) ‘He pulled out a sheet of thin blue paper covered in close type.’
  • 62) ‘If the agreement is in writing it may be in very close print on the back of a delivery docket or ticket.’
  • 63) ‘The tiny but sturdy craft was tossed precariously by the rip tides created in the close waterway.’
  • 64) ‘In this narrow and close environment it became inevitable that Brenda and Henry should clash.’
  • 65) ‘Sows in close confinement on concrete have a higher incidence of injuries to feet.’
  • 66) ‘He was close to tears in breaking the news to me over the telephone.’
  • 67) ‘Specialist poultry breeders are close to ruin because of the current outbreak of foot and mouth disease.’
  • 68) ‘I had a low point towards the end of last season and that is why I was close to leaving the club, but now I am at my best ever level.’
  • 69) ‘The tragedy of the situation is how close the company has come to being a financially sound airline.’
  • 70) ‘There were several occasions when they acted so stupidly, I came close to shouting at the screen in frustration.’
  • 71) ‘‘I wouldn't say the club came close to closing over the last seven years, but we have had some very trying moments, particularly last season,’ he states.’
  • 72) ‘The attempt nearly succeeded as he was close to being able to get his head through the hole.’
  • 73) ‘He said the situation had got so bad that many drivers were close to breaking point.’
  • 74) ‘He might well go close to emulating his feat on the course last week when he won four races on the card.’
  • 75) ‘If the large crowd thought that the first half was a close contest the second half was to be an even closer affair.’
  • 76) ‘This left the overall result very close, but the winner was Steve Mascari with a total of 31 pts.’
  • 77) ‘I hope the matches this week are close, competitive and courteous.’
  • 78) ‘But I am conscious of the fact that we lost all three matches by very narrow margins and winning the close matches becomes a habit.’
  • 79) ‘It's going to be a close contest.’
  • 80) ‘In a fixture which has historically been a close contest, the Blues scored ten tries as their backs tore Loughborough apart.’
  • 81) ‘The South Yorkshire club has won the League Championship more than any other side in recent years so a close contest can be expected.’
  • 82) ‘While she was pleased with the result she was also relieved at having come through after such a close contest.’
  • 83) ‘In the county juvenile championships there was plenty of excitement and some very close contests.’
  • 84) ‘I remember once backing a horse called Tied Cottage for the Irish National, which came second in a very close race.’
  • 85) ‘It was a close contest, without doubt, and both men deserve credit for a decent heavyweight championship bout.’
  • 86) ‘This was a very close contest all through with never more than a point or two between the teams at any time.’
  • 87) ‘After a close fight, the crowd becomes frustrated to hear the official verdict.’
  • 88) ‘A meeting between these two sides are always very close and tight and this clash will be no different.’
  • 89) ‘The layout of the track lends itself to tight, close racing which is always good for the fans.’
  • 90) ‘This was a very close and exciting game with a large number of supporters crowding the field to cheer on their teams.’
  • 91) ‘This was close fight and would have been even tighter without the points deducted.’
  • 92) ‘It will be a different kind of challenge from previous races, with really close racing in a big pack of cars.’
  • 93) ‘The 1973 legislative elections were very close, and the vote of the right was squeezed by the left as its realignment paid off.’
  • 94) ‘The tight 1.5 mile circuit promises close racing action for all four classes of cars.’
  • 95) ‘While Stevens built up a comfortable lead by the end of the race, behind him the competition for podium places was exceptionally close.’
  • 96) ‘It was a close competition as there was so much artistic talent on display on the day.’
  • 97) ‘Now children who have lost a parent or a close family member are being offered the chance to meet up with others who understand their suffering.’
  • 98) ‘I have been through this and seen close family members go through it.’
  • 99) ‘People who have cars and trucks gather basic things and flee with their family members and close relatives.’
  • 100) ‘He wanted to come down to Kent to be nearer his close family and it was a shock when he died so soon afterwards.’
  • 101) ‘Jeanne, who had no children or surviving close family, was profoundly deaf and also had learning difficulties.’
  • 102) ‘Her close family were given a dose of antibiotics as a precaution, but most cases of the disease occur in isolation.’
  • 103) ‘I can't help thinking about all those mothers and fathers and children who lost close family.’
  • 104) ‘Only she and her close family knew what she had been through to get back to the very top.’
  • 105) ‘I could only imagine how it would feel to have a close member of your family talked about in that way.’
  • 106) ‘None of the close family has accepted offers of counselling.’
  • 107) ‘My math teacher lost her entire close family, and was very seriously injured.’
  • 108) ‘Orphaned at 13 but not left homeless, he was supported by close family.’
  • 109) ‘On one of our chats he told me that he did not want to have another stroke as he had no children or close family.’
  • 110) ‘Saying a final farewell to the Princess, who died last Saturday aged 71, were her close family as well as many friends.’
  • 111) ‘The marriage itself was in a Catholic Church, thousands of miles from home, with none of her close family in attendance.’
  • 112) ‘He told only close family that he had chest trouble and used an inhaler.’
  • 113) ‘Lizzie Murphy spoke to two Yorkshire families which lost close relatives in the tsunami disaster’
  • 114) ‘Some of you may get a windfall: property or a vehicle from parents or close relatives.’
  • 115) ‘They generally aspire only to the sorts of jobs done by their parents and close relatives.’
  • 116) ‘Apparently Colin wants his close family to be involved in the birth and upbringing of his child.’
  • 117) ‘My close friend and confidante was my cousin Kitty, the closest to me in age and the only other girl.’
  • 118) ‘I enjoyed living in the country and valued the close friends I made there.’
  • 119) ‘Little by little however, she seemed to get comfortable with the fact that I wanted to be close and intimate with her.’
  • 120) ‘From 1754 he took up farming but maintained his scientific interests, being on close terms with Joseph Black.’
  • 121) ‘You tried to make friends with one of my close and dear friends, who also, as you knew, loved me.’
  • 122) ‘He and his sister were close and her death affected him so strongly that friends initially feared for his own mental health.’
  • 123) ‘John Morgan, a close friend, said he was shocked by the news but admitted that Charles's health had deteriorated recently.’
  • 124) ‘At the age of 16 a close friend of mine died from drug abuse over a prolonged period.’
  • 125) ‘You know, I always joked I had a million acquaintances and only a couple of close friends.’
  • 126) ‘We're very good friends and very close but he doesn't spare me either.’
  • 127) ‘From a professional friendship, their relationship has evolved into a close intimate friendship.’
  • 128) ‘Sanjay himself is not a great party-goer; he prefers small gatherings with a few close friends.’
  • 129) ‘I have only told one of my close friends about what happened.’
  • 130) ‘Not surprisingly, close friends of his called during the interview to congratulate him on the promotion.’
  • 131) ‘I'm close to all my children, but Rupert and I were especially close.’
  • 132) ‘I was hardly aware of opening my locker and being surrounded by my pack of close confidants.’
  • 133) ‘The two of them had been close since childhood, and he had had a lifelong crush on her.’
  • 134) ‘We're nowhere near as close as we used to be, but I enjoy talking to her all the same.’
  • 135) ‘He built up a strong party organization with close links to the trade unions.’
  • 136) ‘I must stress that I have no close connection with the Choral Union.’
  • 137) ‘The competition was dreamed up by staff at the Lowry in response to claims by many visitors that dogs in the pictures bear a close resemblance to their own.’
  • 138) ‘The physiological connection is close enough that surgeons have attempted heart and liver transplants from baboon to human.’
  • 139) ‘One of them, which she calls baked French toast, bears a close resemblance to a shallow bread and butter pudding.’
  • 140) ‘They maintain close connections with many of these firms, particularly the top defence companies.’
  • 141) ‘We also need to recognise the close connection between poverty and crime.’
  • 142) ‘As the creation of the welfare state was high on the agenda of all parties, manifestos bore close resemblance on this point.’
  • 143) ‘Both moved to the United States many years ago but still maintain close connections with home.’
  • 144) ‘His father helped build the towers and he felt a close connection to them.’
  • 145) ‘We have very close connections to the community in a way sometimes federal law enforcement does not.’
  • 146) ‘The resemblance is so close, that we suppose the latter has been derived from the former.’
  • 147) ‘They were stunned at the close resemblance and did not seem convinced by my denial.’
  • 148) ‘The voice of a mother, unleashed in all its power, bears a close resemblance to thunder.’
  • 149) ‘There are places on Earth today that may bear a close resemblance to the Antarctic landform back then.’
  • 150) ‘My own reputation suffered from his actions, for our close resemblance caused me to be credited with many of them.’
  • 151) ‘Foreign firms are also strongly advised to establish close links with their host government and local community.’
  • 152) ‘The small population has close links with Brazil across the border.’
  • 153) ‘They also found a close link between the price of beer and other alcoholic beverages, so all drinkers were losing out in the most expensive areas.’
  • 154) ‘Since the prints are made directly from his fine art prints, they offer a very close match.’
  • 155) ‘The best precautionary measure is close observation of the patient's condition.’
  • 156) ‘Again, Leonardo used his method of close observation to study how machines work.’
  • 157) ‘Doctors said she wakened after the surgery and was being kept under close observation.’
  • 158) ‘A close examination of the group's claims has revealed serious holes.’
  • 159) ‘But about five per cent of cases in the city had some drug resistance and needed close observation.’
  • 160) ‘What it means is this deserves very careful attention, a very close investigation.’
  • 161) ‘The Web site now has over eight thousand historical maps available for close examination.’
  • 162) ‘Samuel had to be treated for several infections and was kept under close observation in case his condition changed.’
  • 163) ‘Both men were hit by debris from accidents and Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix will be under close scrutiny.’
  • 164) ‘A close investigation of the bags throws up till receipts which make very interesting reading.’
  • 165) ‘Despite a lack of wind, racing was close and the umpires were given plenty of cause for close scrutiny.’
  • 166) ‘Yet, a close analysis of West Brom two summers ago and reveal that all has not changed utterly.’
  • 167) ‘It is, however, a claim that does not bear too much in the way of close scrutiny.’
  • 168) ‘But a close comparison of the various reports also throws up a number of differences that the BBC will have to explain.’
  • 169) ‘But his performance in months ahead will come under close scrutiny.’
  • 170) ‘Stocks are moving cautiously higher today as investors keep a close eye on those oil prices.’
  • 171) ‘We'll take a close look at the tightest races across the country with our political panel.’
  • 172) ‘Today, he can eliminate some of the crime prints just by having a close look at them.’
  • 173) ‘At last week's full council meeting she called for close monitoring of the situation by the county council.’
  • 174) ‘This can be a major source of error if you're not keeping close track of what every letter stands for.’
  • 175) ‘The third part of the trilogy is being kept a close secret.’
  • 176) ‘They announced the pregnancy in January after their romance had been kept a close secret.’
  • 177) ‘And while this was being sorted out, the brotherhood tried to keep the problem a close secret.’
  • 178) ‘The contents of the correspondence are still being kept a close secret and neither side has released any details.’
  • 179) ‘The entire operation was kept a close secret.’
  • 180) ‘Every year, the Sowdens and the Waites put up their displays on the same day, but keep them a close secret until they are finished.’
  • 181) ‘Details are being kept a close secret until press day at the show.’
  • 182) ‘I've been begging her to let me meet you all for quite some time, but she's kept very close about it.’
  • 183) ‘She was quite close with money, and they often had horrendous arguments about spending.’
  • 184) ‘It was in the middle of the afternoon that some people began to notice a change, it began to get close and unseasonably warm.’
  • 185) ‘As many as 30,000 people are crammed into close, hot and extremely humid quarters.’
  • 186) ‘At weddings and religious ceremonies where attendees were crowded and when the atmosphere was very close, these "portable air conditioners" were in great demand.’
  • 187) ‘The room was close and airless, making a tense situation even more tense.’
  • 188) ‘It looks like being dryer and warmer inland and may be a bit close.’
  • 189) ‘She squealed, as he moved dangerously close to the edge of the pool.’
  • 190) ‘He just kissed my cheek and pulled me even closer to his chest.’
  • 191) ‘He smiled and Thomas and I leaned even closer to hear him as his voice dropped with each passing word.’
  • 192) ‘‘Here, let me help you with these,’ he said, pulling me closer to shore.’
  • 193) ‘She reached forward and grabbed the hands from the bed and pulled them close to her heart.’
  • 194) ‘Once Dr. West left the room Vivienne scooted closer to the edge of the bed and patted the empty space.’
  • 195) ‘She then proceeded to hold it close to her heart, calling his name.’
  • 196) ‘‘You shouldn't step so close to the edge,’ I said.’
  • 197) ‘She cried for almost an hour, hugging me close to her chest.’
  • 198) ‘Viewers may try to step closer to the surface of each canvas in search of clues.’
  • 199) ‘He loved it when she put her arms around him and hugged him close.’
  • 200) ‘As his hands met along her spine, he briefly pulled her close and held her tight.’
  • 201) ‘Hoss had taken the little boy on his lap, and the other children had crowded close about him.’
  • 202) ‘Mom moved up the cot and squeezed next to Mira and held her close.’
  • 203) ‘Her arm quickly pulled him close and she hugged him tight like she'd never let him go.’
  • 204) ‘It is not rude to stare or for persons to crowd one another at counters or stand very close.’
  • 205) ‘Following close behind her, Lily could almost feel Marion breathing on her neck.’
  • 206) ‘There was a car following close behind us and I was praying that the airport wouldn't be far away.’
  • 207) ‘I saw Val lead the rest of the team around the end of the truck and they followed her close.’
  • 208) ‘They just weren't strong enough, and the boats were coming uncomfortably close now.’
  • 209) ‘Marie turned back to Alex with an angry expression, leaning close so that their faces were inches apart.’
  • 210) ‘She keeps Betsy close as they wade through the crowds at the Statue of Liberty in New York.’
  • 211) ‘There were no streets, only avenues, crescents and closes.’
  • 212) ‘Elsewhere, sober stone houses peek coyly at one and other across cobbled streets and evocative old closes.’
  • 213) ‘Around every corner lies another close, another lane, the bright sun throwing the rough stone walls into relief.’
  • 214) ‘But the secluded closes that run off the High Street and Canongate in Edinburgh's Old Town can also provide cover for criminal activities.’
  • 215) ‘The hot water has remained off in four closes, Olley, Mcintosh, Brackley and Douglas.’
  • 216) ‘They are two of 19 domestic and commercial owners in two adjacent closes which are now deluged whenever it rains.’
  • 217) ‘Like Edinburgh, it also has an Old Town, with narrow closes and tall, old buildings.’
  • 218) ‘She has come a long way from the Aga saga and the cathedral close.’
  • 219) ‘The museum is in the heart of historic Salisbury, in the cathedral close.’
  • 220) ‘Stuff like this gives just as much pleasure as a cathedral close or a Regency arcade.’
  • 221) ‘Pride of place goes to the cathedral and close, with a rich legacy of surviving and well-documented buildings.’
  • 222) ‘The close of the cathedral is surrounded by a wall, which was built in the reign of Edward I.’
  • 223) ‘Most tenements have a back entrance leading from the common close.’
  • 224) ‘Although Scotland's tenement flats are a well-loved part of urban culture, the upkeep of closes, roofs and other common areas can be a source of disastrous friction.’
  • 225) ‘The tenement close was a semi-private extension of the street.’
  • 226) ‘There are fireworks, of course, and wee boys have a licence to roam the streets letting off bangers up closes, down dunnies and underneath unsuspecting old-age pensioners.’
  • 227) ‘And through the years that followed - the drugs, the sleeping up closes, the risking her life on the streets - it's a lesson she has never forgotten.’
  • 228) ‘Looking to the mouth of the alleyway Carl saw the woman in the blue dress climb into the limo and watched as the door closed and the window came down.’
  • 229) ‘When I heard the door close I moved back farther on the bed to where the pillows were and cried into them.’
  • 230) ‘In spite of Mrs Major locking all the doors, back and front and closing all the handy windows… they got in.’
  • 231) ‘He appeared for no more than a minute, and did not speak, before the white curtains at his window were drawn closed.’
  • 232) ‘The small figure looking out the window moved back and closed the shades tightly.’
  • 233) ‘The sunshade on their terrace retracts, the windows close automatically whenever it starts to rain.’
  • 234) ‘Then I ran about the house, madly closing all the windows.’
  • 235) ‘Finally the window closed and after latching it she tiptoed back into bed.’
  • 236) ‘My table rocked, my lamp fell and went out, and my window closed as if some thief had been surprised and had fled out into the night, shutting it behind him.’
  • 237) ‘She locked all the windows, closed all the blinds, and curled up on the bed, shivering.’
  • 238) ‘The window closed and he came out moments later, dressed in boxers and a baggy t-shirt.’
  • 239) ‘Not seeing anything unusual, he pulled his head in and Jon watched as the wide window closed.’
  • 240) ‘I blew out the candles they had left burning last night and closed all the windows.’
  • 241) ‘He left and I went around to all the windows and closed all the curtains, like he had asked.’
  • 242) ‘Safely inside, many Americans tried to seal off the house from the night air by closing all the doors and windows.’
  • 243) ‘Doors should be closed and gaps blocked with pillows and sheets, anything to stop the spread of smoke and the occupants should await rescue.’
  • 244) ‘He flattened his ears, closed his eyes tighter and pretended to snore.’
  • 245) ‘He folded his hands together, closed his eyes, and put his head on his folded hands and started to think.’
  • 246) ‘Clasp your hands together and close your eyes and then say a few words of prayer.’
  • 247) ‘She quickly threw in some books and took some other books out, before closing the locker again.’
  • 248) ‘With doors closing around me, the only path seemed to be the illegal one.’
  • 249) ‘Once outside she let the door close behind her and she took a deep breath of the night air.’
  • 250) ‘He heard the door close, though not lock, then the soft padding of someone walking towards him.’
  • 251) ‘If there's a security hole in a piece of software, the hole can be closed or mitigated.’
  • 252) ‘The authors used a platelet function analyser that timed platelets aggregating into a plug big enough to close a small hole in a membrane.’
  • 253) ‘The only solution is surgery to close the hole and reinforce the spot.’
  • 254) ‘His body was too weak for the operation and they were unable to close the hole in his brains.’
  • 255) ‘The animal can completely withdraw its body into its shell, closing the opening with a leathery hood.’
  • 256) ‘The surgery closes the opening and drains the fluid in the sac.’
  • 257) ‘This opening is closed by a solid slab of Pakistani onyx, which can be slid in and out of position.’
  • 258) ‘Adjustable iron plates were fitted into the table to close the opening when the saw was adjusted.’
  • 259) ‘Her tongue pokes out with concentration and her face is screwed up in determination as she at last closes the hole.’
  • 260) ‘New versions of the software are available that close the holes.’
  • 261) ‘Charlie watched the silhouette of Joe shovel dirt into the grave and close the hole.’
  • 262) ‘The Alliance pilots seemed to be a step ahead of him, however, for they were positioning themselves on all sides, closing any safe openings.’
  • 263) ‘We patched up the fence and closed the holes.’
  • 264) ‘They took the site offline for several hours Thursday to close the hole.’
  • 265) ‘Ryan throws the engagement ring into the shaft and closes the opening.’
  • 266) ‘He performed the first open-heart surgery in the world to close a hole in the heart with the help of a microchip camera.’
  • 267) ‘Council taxpayers' money will be used to close the huge hole in Hampshire's local authority pension fund.’
  • 268) ‘After we removed the tube from the mound wall, the termites immediately closed the hole.’
  • 269) ‘Mary pressed the phone up hard against her ear, and closed the other one with her other hand.’
  • 270) ‘The notes were to be played in ascending order by first closing all the holes, and then opening each in quick succession.’
  • 271) ‘I clapped the two sides of my book together to close it, hiding the note within its pages.’
  • 272) ‘She closed her lips together when swallowing and dabbed her mouth when necessary to clear any excessive spillage from her lips.’
  • 273) ‘‘I am,’ said Vilma, closing her diary and folding her arms.’
  • 274) ‘Miri joined her at the table and sat, closing the notebook and folding her hands.’
  • 275) ‘Without closing the record book she had been scanning Cale got up and strode anxiously to the main library corridor, then out through the double - doors that formed the entrance.’
  • 276) ‘She shrieks, opening her mouth, closing it, then shaking her head with slow, ominous intent.’
  • 277) ‘She brought her hand back to the book and closed it with a finger marking the place.’
  • 278) ‘She closed her mouth and brought a cloth to clean up the mess.’
  • 279) ‘Damien took a last look at the book before closing it.’
  • 280) ‘He shrugged, book marking the answer book and closing it, setting aside the rest of the student papers to be corrected later.’
  • 281) ‘He disagrees with something or is confused, and he makes a move to say something by slightly opening his mouth, then closing it.’
  • 282) ‘She hesitated a moment, opening her mouth, but then closing it again.’
  • 283) ‘She opened her mouth before closing it and looking at her papers.’
  • 284) ‘His patience was rewarded after a few minutes when Matt gently put down the book without closing it and sighed.’
  • 285) ‘I knew my mouth would go dry, and I would just end up opening and closing my mouth like a fish.’
  • 286) ‘For the same reason, it is customary to kiss a sacred book when closing it and putting it away.’
  • 287) ‘Daryl closes his note book and walks over to them.’
  • 288) ‘I opened my mouth then closed it again, not able to come up with an answer without embarrassing myself.’
  • 289) ‘I looked down and closed my sketch book quickly, hoping he hadn't seen anything.’
  • 290) ‘I said as I rounded up to her as she was closing her Bible and packing away her notes.’
  • 291) ‘Seeing the look in my eye as I imagined my hands closing around his official collar and tie, he took a step backwards.’
  • 292) ‘The nipple is visible again in the next shot as the baby's mouth closes around it.’
  • 293) ‘As his hands closed around a body he realised it was a squab.’
  • 294) ‘He died of crush asphyxia after two metal bars under the chair closed around him, trapping his neck and upper chest, a pathologist told the inquest.’
  • 295) ‘His fingers closed around the sinewy handle of the knife the father had shown him, and he lifted it out of the drawer.’
  • 296) ‘My fingers closed around a thin wrist, and my eyes met those of a boy's my age.’
  • 297) ‘In this way, the capsule can open and close an electric circuit depending on the angle at which it is tipped.’
  • 298) ‘When the charges connect, effectively closing a circuit, electric energy flows along that jagged path.’
  • 299) ‘An electric circuit seemed to close, and a spark flashed forth.’
  • 300) ‘The circuit closes when the particles reaches the ionosphere, the outer layer of the earth's atmosphere.’
  • 301) ‘Contact of the electrodes with the apoplastic water film was signalled by the closing of the electrical circuit.’
  • 302) ‘For these reasons, it was my decision to advise that the case against her be closed at the screening stage…’
  • 303) ‘Light refreshments will be served, with the meeting closing at 8pm.’
  • 304) ‘Refreshments were served by Beatrice and Betty Foster and the meeting closed at 9.30 pm.’
  • 305) ‘David Cham gave a warm vote of thanks and the meeting closed.’
  • 306) ‘It was to be an early start the next day for filming in the town and lots of props, etc. to get ready, so the meeting closed earlier than usual.’
  • 307) ‘Advanced registration for both meetings closes at midnight EDT on May 17, 2004.’
  • 308) ‘The vote for your choice from our Top 50 has now closed - see the result below.’
  • 309) ‘As the meeting closed, Mr Hill talked about his confidence that Bradford would become a better place to live and work.’
  • 310) ‘Cliff Bradley gave a warm vote of thanks on behalf of members and the meeting closed.’
  • 311) ‘Polls close at 9pm and results are already being called in five minutes later.’
  • 312) ‘When bidding closed, the result was announced by Cllr Jepson following a meeting of full council.’
  • 313) ‘Fist fights ensued before the convention closed, with Eisenhower as the nominee.’
  • 314) ‘After a little wait, Nandor Tanczos made his way on stage to introduce the band, and from opening to closing note I loved every minute of it.’
  • 315) ‘And he is already making plans for the next stage of his career after Mamma Mia closes at the end of next year.’
  • 316) ‘Nominations close on Friday, August 15 and winners will be announced in December.’
  • 317) ‘The course is open to all corps, nominations close at the end of the year.’
  • 318) ‘When the polls closed for the day at 5.30 pm university officials said nearly 5,000 people had cast their votes.’
  • 319) ‘Immediately after the polls had closed on Sunday, wrangling began over the formation of a new government in Berlin.’
  • 320) ‘The festival closes at 2pm with words of wisdom from Wigan scriptwriter Paul Finch who will conduct a question and answer session.’
  • 321) ‘The video closes as Favour opens the kiln to show us the finished products, which have been treated with a transparent glaze.’
  • 322) ‘In closing, a word of thanks for your tireless efforts in keeping us all informed of the latest UFO sightings.’
  • 323) ‘I do not intend to take my full 10 minutes on this call, but I want to say a few words in closing as we members of the House speak in the third reading.’
  • 324) ‘In closing, I speculate that writing such a book is an unenviable task; it just invites criticism.’
  • 325) ‘In closing, I must leave the reader with the same word of caution that I began this section with.’
  • 326) ‘In closing, I would just like to give a word, or two of advice to the soap producers…’
  • 327) ‘Before I close I would like to say a few words about genetic engineering.’
  • 328) ‘In closing I want to say a few words about my personal work.’
  • 329) ‘And now, reader, I am going to close here by a few words of plain application.’
  • 330) ‘I am satisfied that the vendor had satisfied its obligations and was ready to close the transaction.’
  • 331) ‘If the deal had not been closed by this deadline, the BCC would have invited Erste Bank to negotiations.’
  • 332) ‘Usually the tourists are attracted by the better rate and find out they have been tricked after the deal has been closed.’
  • 333) ‘That philosophy stood him in good stead last year when he closed the biggest deal of his career to date.’
  • 334) ‘The identity of who the principals were was not in issue so long as a deal could be closed without a vendor take back mortgage.’
  • 335) ‘This deal should have been closed at the public market.’
  • 336) ‘This plan would see the company allegedly count revenue on the books before deals had actually been closed.’
  • 337) ‘Rumours that the deal was about to be closed began racing through Fleet Street on Tuesday afternoon.’
  • 338) ‘Maybe the real sales pros are out closing deals left and right, trying to stick a fork in the recession.’
  • 339) ‘The pair are campaigning for the reopening of the small police station, which closed to the public several years ago.’
  • 340) ‘International travel would be stopped, schools closed and large public gatherings banned.’
  • 341) ‘Most nurseries closed to the public in the winter months.’
  • 342) ‘More than 200 children were sent home and the school permanently closed following the outbreak earlier this year.’
  • 343) ‘Saving the business meant closing 550 of the 600 shops with the loss of thousands of jobs, a decision she says was one of the hardest she has had to take.’
  • 344) ‘It was raining, and most businesses had closed early to allow people to attend the rally.’
  • 345) ‘The pub building has been unoccupied since the business closed almost two years ago, and had fallen into disrepair.’
  • 346) ‘Schools and businesses close at noon each day for two to three hours for a midday meal.’
  • 347) ‘Protesters claim problems started after the motel business closed.’
  • 348) ‘Schools and businesses closed across the country as Poland mourned its national hero.’
  • 349) ‘As public transport stops before the clubs close, there are always people needing to get home by taxi.’
  • 350) ‘The age-old institution is closing forever next Tuesday due to lack of funds.’
  • 351) ‘The bank remained closed to the public for the rest of the day as investigations continued.’
  • 352) ‘If the strike goes ahead it could see schools close, council services disrupted and hospitals affected.’
  • 353) ‘The most important thing is that while many businesses are closing, we are not.’
  • 354) ‘Ricci attempted to visit Peking in 1595 but found the city closed to foreigners.’
  • 355) ‘Shops and businesses in many towns closed to show their solidarity with the protest.’
  • 356) ‘Other public buildings such as government offices and courts also closed.’
  • 357) ‘The spokesman said the post office would stay closed until further notice.’
  • 358) ‘Once they got to the mall, they realized that it was closed for renovation.’
  • 359) ‘Ask for new credit cards, and close any existing bank accounts and open new ones.’
  • 360) ‘He has cut up the credit card and closed his bank accounts.’
  • 361) ‘I have delayed closing his bank account - it just hurt too much.’
  • 362) ‘On the last banking day of the year he planned to close the joint bank account, and give his lover a weekly allowance in cash.’
  • 363) ‘After my card was stolen, I decided to change banks and closed my existing accounts.’
  • 364) ‘Our organisation has been trying to close our current account and transfer these funds to another bank, but to no avail.’
  • 365) ‘In many cases the account may have been closed years ago or may have been held by a person who is now deceased.’
  • 366) ‘As a sop, bank chiefs agreed to drop the fee for closing a current account - a charge that in effect penalised customers for moving their banking business.’
  • 367) ‘The account will be closed shortly and the cheque handed over to the hospice.’
  • 368) ‘But people who have a whole collection of cards that are gathering dust should consider cancelling them and closing the accounts.’
  • 369) ‘After 18 months, the husband closed the account and opened an account in his wife's name.’
  • 370) ‘Don't close the account, however, because you want to keep the credit established.’
  • 371) ‘If you close the account before the end of the 12 months, you'll be penalised to the tune of one month's interest.’
  • 372) ‘Don't close your existing account and open a new one, or you'll lose your tax-free status!’
  • 373) ‘You can, however, close the account completely by giving three months notice.’
  • 374) ‘Eventually, I got around to closing my account and the encouragements to spend stopped.’
  • 375) ‘She closed her account in frustration over the poor performance of her portfolio.’
  • 376) ‘You can close the Monthly Saver account at any time without penalty.’
  • 377) ‘When customers move banks, they do not always close the old account.’
  • 378) ‘Mrs Smith, who is currently on holiday in Italy, has now closed the account and transferred funds into another.’
  • 379) ‘Once students close the computer file containing the test, the results of the exam are locked in and can't be changed.’
  • 380) ‘Once the last open descriptor to the file is closed, the file will no longer be accessible.’
  • 381) ‘At this point the battleship King George V was only 200 miles away and closing fast.’
  • 382) ‘Ten minutes had gone and the Kilkenny boys had yet to threaten the Offaly goal, St Brendanís were closing and closing fast.’
  • 383) ‘Fergal Lynch, who is closing fast on his maiden century of winners, takes the mount on Gaelic Princess, who is expected to have too much speed for her rivals.’
  • 384) ‘A few of the faster Predators were already closing on the small fleet of Nemesis ships.’
  • 385) ‘If an opposing guard is closing fast for a layup, let her go.’
  • 386) ‘The enemy task force was only a half-klick away and closing fast.’
  • 387) ‘Both of them had taken the weekend off to spend some time together before their wedding, which was only 4 months away, and closing fast.’
  • 388) ‘They were closing fast, but Justin was only ten feet from the door.’
  • 389) ‘The attacker is still running at him, perhaps ten yards away and closing fast, reaching for knives at his belt with each hand.’
  • 390) ‘He threw the throttle to ninety percent, closing fast on his quarry.’
  • 391) ‘Jenson, it must have been frustrating feeling you couldn't go any faster and he was closing on you relentlessly.’
  • 392) ‘The Colombian's Williams is now closing fast on Button's BAR in fifth place.’
  • 393) ‘He has a knife… he's stabbing people with it… and he's closing on you fast.’
  • 394) ‘But one of the heavy cruisers was maneuvering to intercept them, and was closing fast.’
  • 395) ‘By his estimate the Alliance starfighters were about two minutes away but closing fast.’
  • 396) ‘They were less than fifty yards out and closing fast by the time everyone was up from under ground.’
  • 397) ‘As I turned my head forward, I spied a large, white bird at my 1 o'clock position and closing fast.’
  • 398) ‘With 35 minutes of the race to go, the Saleen was just 30 sec behind Brabham and closing fast enough to be right on his tail in the final ten minutes.’
  • 399) ‘In the distance, but closing fast, he heard the sound of an engine.’
  • 400) ‘The boat was on our starboard quarter, a couple of miles out and closing.’
  • 401) ‘The spirited crowd were said to be still dancing the night away when the ball drew to a close at 1 am.’
  • 402) ‘The incident was brought to a close at midnight when the man came down from the roof.’
  • 403) ‘The five-year project, which has disrupted many communities in Bradford, will draw to a close at the end of the year.’
  • 404) ‘Now it appears the national herd may end up as low as 450,000-480,000 by the close of 2002.’
  • 405) ‘It was only when my voice gave out completely that the day had to draw to a close.’
  • 406) ‘His desperate financial woes, it seems, will finally be coming to a close.’
  • 407) ‘As my excited nerves calmed down, the interview wound its way to a close.’
  • 408) ‘There is a lot to reflect on these days as the year draws to a close.’
  • 409) ‘We couldn't have known it at the time, but eight years of unparalleled success were about to draw to a close.’
  • 410) ‘I have been with the company for 12 years and I feel that my time has come to a close.’
  • 411) ‘The intense planning and preparing over many weeks, even months, is now drawing a close.’
  • 412) ‘It's the return of the ice that you have to watch out for, and it was back with a vengeance as October came to a close.’
  • 413) ‘Yet once our trip had come to a close we were left with the knowledge that when you really put your mind to some thing you can accomplish anything.’
  • 414) ‘It can be the year when we draw to a close this sorry chapter in our treatment of those with disabilities.’
  • 415) ‘By the time their set was coming to a close the band had the audience eating out of their hands.’
  • 416) ‘A most enjoyable night was had by all and at the close a minimum of €1,000 had been raised.’
  • 417) ‘The summer may be drawing to a close, but York Racecourse has still been pulling the crowds for its September meeting.’
  • 418) ‘This will bring to a close what was probably the most concentrated fund raising drive the parish has ever seen.’
  • 419) ‘After the national close of the campaign on August 12 the initiative will not be forgotten.’
  • 420) ‘Many of those rights found legal expression at the close of the eighteenth century.’
  • 421) ‘If big news breaks after the close of trading, a late trade can land a quick profit - or avoid a big loss.’
  • 422) ‘Say a customer wanted to find out how many transactions it could run before the close of the stock market on a given day.’
  • 423) ‘Shares fell around three per cent at the close of trading yesterday.’
  • 424) ‘Therefore, the real value of the mutual fund may be quite different from the calculated value at the close of the trading day.’
  • 425) ‘The termination is expected to occur after the close of trading on May 28.’
  • 426) ‘When the pros are more bullish than amateurs, the pros will drive prices higher all day and into the close.’
  • 427) ‘Shares in the club were 1.5 pence higher at 286.5 pence by the close of trade in London on Thursday.’
  • 428) ‘In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index is showing a fall of about 0.9 percent near the close.’
  • 429) ‘The Dow had fallen more than 69 points in late trading before recovering at the close.’
  • 430) ‘It will also look closely into whether brokers handle orders near the close of the market fairly.’
  • 431) ‘The company's share price then finished at a new low of 2.7 cents at the close of trade yesterday.’
  • 432) ‘They had added an unbeaten 28 for the third wicket by the close.’
  • 433) ‘No more wickets fell before the close and Jaques ended unbeaten on 67.’
  • 434) ‘The declaration came with an hour of the fourth day remaining, and England grabbed the big wicket of Graeme Smith before the close.’
  • 435) ‘By the close of the fourth day they were 37 for 5, Ellison taking four in 15 balls.’
  • 436) ‘But the decision looked to be a good one, for at the close of play Derbyshire had reached 311 for four.’
  • 437) ‘The orchestra takes its own stance leading the soloist towards an exciting close.’
  • 438) ‘A double bar, usually with repeat marks, signifies the close of the first main section.’
  • 439) ‘As Consequence Music flies by, it continues to resound as it fades away in the distance when Rotifer gently brings it to a perfect close.’
  • 440) ‘The door came to a close behind me.’
  • 441) ‘The music faded as the door swung to a close behind me.’
  • 442) ‘He extends his hand toward the metal door, bringing it slamming to a close.’

Examples

  • 1) They wore clothes that blended plain and utilitarian cuts with sportswear details and urban styling.
  • 2) We pictured him walking around the grounds in casual clothes without handcuffs.
  • 3) Some had packed a change of clothes.
  • 4) People wear our clothes because they want to be looked at.
  • 5) The man looked just like my boyfriend and was wearing the same clothes.
  • 6) Most high street shops do not sell fur but some is appearing on clothes sold by independent retailers and online.
  • 7) The bigger goal is to supply retailers and suppliers with data on the actual sizes of consumers and on the combinations of clothes that people buy.
  • 8) She claimed that High Street stores are helping to promote an unhealthy image if they sell trendy clothes in bigger sizes.
  • 9) We sell luxury clothes at affordable prices.
  • 10) They are normal people in normal clothes doing something very normal.
  • 11) It was dark but he could feel the clothes brush against his cheek.
  • 12) Wearing the right shoes and clothes as well as being fit can make all the difference.
  • 13) The only thing she envied the men was their casual clothes.
  • 14) You can fit it into your day without getting changed into special clothes.
  • 15) We need to make very sure that we are wearing clothes.
  • 16) His plan was to design clothes to sell to the shops he had worked in.
  • 17) Perhaps the team were relying on most people viewing the clothes on a phone screen.
  • 18) The whole pile of clothes and shoes in the wardrobe.
  • 19) The call was to wear smart but casual clothes.
  • 20) Take a change of clothes so you can hit the office and still be fresh.
  • 21) People buy clothes that bear some relation to the temperature outside.
  • 22) My weakness has always been beautiful clothes and shoes.
  • 23) She looked me up and down in my casual weekend clothes.
  • 24) Some people modestly changed into dry clothes before making for home on foot or by car.
  • 25) It has been brought to my attention that some people wear clothes in bed.
  • 26) To see her image lifted wholesale to sell clothes was a wrench were not expecting or consulted on.
  • 27) If it lands on your clothes, gently brush it off.
  • 28) But people are now wanting to know how soon they will be able to put a jaunty clothes brush over their funeral suit.
  • 29) People earn more money from selling women's clothes.
  • 30) We shop online together for their shoes and clothes, but only when there are discounts.
  • 31) Our Father does not know us because of the clothes that we wear or the haircut that we keep.
  • 32) He rubbed his eyes and scrambled to his feet, brushing down his clothes to cover up his embarrassment.
  • 33) Dressed as I was in the mollah bashi’s clothes, my first care was to make such alterations in them that they should not hold me up to suspicion, and this I did for a trifling expense at an old clothes’ shop, although, at the same time, I took care not to part with any of the valuable articles which had fallen into my possession.
  • 34) There was a lawn tennis court and eleven indoor staff, there was fishing and shooting, and adventures for the children, with tree houses and charades; a family orchestra and dressing up in clothes from the huge dressing-up cupboard on wet days.
  • 35) As I said, all the knowledge I had about what message to give with the clothes is here invalid.
  • 36) Another interesting thing I see in the paintings besides the clothes is the women's figures.
  • 37) While others label clothes for heavier women "plus sizes," she dubs them "real sizes."
  • 38) When I am drying my clothes is my most comfortable moment!
  • 39) The chief god with white hair and wonderful clothes -- It is what they call clothes; under it they are as you and me, only the color is different -- the chief god will give many bells to any folk who can show him the way to Quinsai.
  • 40) Upon those views, I began to consider about putting the few rags I had, which I called clothes, into some order.
  • 41) ‘Meanwhile, the sister is trying to maintain standards and dignity, washing her clothes and covering her body.’
  • 42) ‘‘I now feel more comfortable and relaxed at work wearing casual clothes,’ she said.’
  • 43) ‘His face was so pale, and the oil almost covered his body and clothes completely.’
  • 44) ‘We don't want to see the children wearing worn clothes and shoes.’
  • 45) ‘Just as we do not shop for clothes just to cover our nakedness, nor eat just to fill the gap, so we don't buy sunglasses merely for the purposes of protecting our eyes.’
  • 46) ‘Try on jackets and outer garments over the clothes they'll be worn with.’
  • 47) ‘This could also be a great place to store warm clothes like hats, gloves, scarves and boots.’
  • 48) ‘The only good thing about it, was that we could wear casual clothes, instead of suits and ties.’
  • 49) ‘I offered to take her baby clothes shopping, but she didn't feel like it.’
  • 50) ‘Together they shop for baby clothes, and together they sit at the doctor's office.’
  • 51) ‘She pulled out the first thing on top of the pile of clothes, a sleeveless baby pink velvety sweater with sequin trim.’
  • 52) ‘She was sorting through Ian's worn practice clothes and mending or patching.’
  • 53) ‘Though I'm feeling much better now, I'm still not up to shopping for clothes just yet.’
  • 54) ‘He asked me why I was wearing boy's clothes and a baseball cap, and not a dress.’
  • 55) ‘I thought of my cracked shoes, my worn clothes, my family's urgent needs, my burden of pain.’
  • 56) ‘The Croydon Symphony Orchestra was at work in informal dress; in shirt-sleeves, jeans and other casual clothes.’
  • 57) ‘So I cut off my hair and started wearing loose-fitting clothes and a baseball cap.’
  • 58) ‘My partner and I run an independent clothes shop in Bournemouth, and we trade on the internet.’
  • 59) ‘I was still wearing my school clothes - navy blue skirt, black stockings, white shirt and tie.’
  • 60) ‘Aware of the cold air I quickly dry off and put on my work clothes, a collared shirt and tan slacks.’
  • 61) ‘They would be awakened by a weight pressing on them, or the clothes would be pulled from the bed, or they would hear the sound of a dress sweeping the floor.’
  • 62) he always bought his clothes at the same store
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