tail vs tale

tail tale

Definitions

  • 1) The lowest part of a garment such as a shirt or coat.
  • 2) Vulgar Slang Sexual intercourse.
  • 3) The posterior part of an animal, especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body.
  • 4) Something that follows something else or takes the last place.
  • 5) A formal evening costume typically worn by men.
  • 6) The short closing line of certain stanzas of verse.
  • 7) A train of followers; a retinue.
  • 8) A braid of hair; a pigtail.
  • 9) Limitation of the inheritance of an estate to a particular person and that person's heirs.
  • 10) A long thin arrangement, part, or structure, often extending from a main structure.
  • 11) The rear portion of the fuselage of an aircraft or the assembly of stabilizing planes and control surfaces in this portion.
  • 12) The rear end of an automobile or other vehicle.
  • 13) A long thin part on some kites that hangs down below the part that catches the wind to provide stability.
  • 14) The side of a coin not having the principal design.
  • 15) A tailcoat.
  • 16) The end of a line of persons or things.
  • 17) The long stream of gas and dust that is illuminated and directed away from the head of a comet when it is close to the sun.
  • 18) A person assigned or employed to follow and report on someone else's movements and actions.
  • 19) The bottom, rear, or hindmost part, especially.
  • 20) The vaned rear portion of a bomb or missile.
  • 21) Slang The buttocks.
  • 22) Offensive Slang Women considered as sexual partners.
  • 23) The refuse or dross remaining from processes such as distilling or milling.
  • 24) The trail of a person or animal in flight.
  • 25) The end of the fiber that is combed last on a combing-machine.
  • 26) The players on a side who are not counted on for runs, and who are consequently sent last to bat.
  • 27) Situated in the tail, as of an airplane.
  • 28) Being in tail.
  • 29) Of or relating to a tail or tails.
  • 30) To go aground with the stern foremost.
  • 31) Sports To veer from a straight course in the direction of the dominant hand of the player propelling the ball.
  • 32) To serve as the tail or last part of.
  • 33) To set one end of (a beam, board, or brick) into a wall.
  • 34) Informal To follow.
  • 35) To lie or swing with the stern in a named direction, as when riding at anchor or on a mooring.
  • 36) To deprive of a tail; dock.
  • 37) To become lengthened or spaced when moving in a line.
  • 38) To provide with a tail.
  • 39) To be inserted at one end into a wall, as a floor timber or beam.
  • 40) To connect (often dissimilar or incongruous objects) by the tail or end.
  • 41) Informal To follow and keep (a person) under surveillance.
  • 42) (with (one's) tail between (one's) legs) In a state of humiliation or dejection.

Definitions

  • 1) obsolete Speech; language.
  • 2) rare or archaic A report of any matter; a relation; a version.
  • 3) A number told or counted off; a reckoning by count; an enumeration.
  • 4) An account of an asserted fact or circumstance; a rumour; a report, especially an idle or malicious story; a piece of gossip or slander; a lie.
  • 5) obsolete Account; estimation; regard; heed.
  • 6) rare or archaic Numbering; enumeration; reckoning; account; count.
  • 7) rare or archaic A number of things considered as an aggregate; sum.
  • 8) a type of story.
  • 9) obsolete A speech; a statement; talk; conversation; discourse.
  • 10) obsolete Number.
  • 11) slang The fraudulent opportunity presented by a confidence man to the mark (sense 3.3) of a confidence game
  • 12) law, obsolete A count; declaration.
  • 13) Archaic A tally or reckoning; a total.
  • 14) A malicious story, piece of gossip, or petty complaint.
  • 15) A recital of events or happenings; a report or revelation.
  • 16) A narrative of real or imaginary events; a story.
  • 17) A deliberate lie; a falsehood.
  • 18) (Law), obsolete A count or declaration.
  • 19) That which is told; an oral relation or recital; any rehearsal of what has occured; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.
  • 20) [Obs.] to make account of.
  • 21) See tael.
  • 22) A number told or counted off; a reckoning by count; an enumeration; a count, in distinction from measure or weight; a number reckoned or stated.
  • 23) a trivial lie
  • 24) a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
  • 25) A report of any matter; a relation; a version.
  • 26) Numbering; enumeration; reckoning; account; count.
  • 27) A speech; a statement; talk; conversation; discourse.
  • 28) to agree; concur; be in accord.
  • 29) In law, a count; a declaration.
  • 30) Speech; language.
  • 31) Number.
  • 32) A number of things considered as an aggregate; a sum.
  • 33) Account; estimation; regard; heed. See to give tale, below.
  • 34) See tael.
  • 35) An account of an assorted fact or circumstance; a rumor; a report; especially, an idle or malicious story; a piece of gossip or slander; a lie: as, to tell tales.
  • 36) A narrative, oral or written (in prose or verse), of some real or imaginary event or group of events: a story, either true or fictitious, having for its aim to please or instruct, or to preserve move or less remote historical facts; more especially, a story displaying embellishment or invention.
  • 37) dialectal To reckon; consider (someone) to have something.
  • 38) To speak; discourse; tell tales.
  • 39) obsolete To tell stories.

Examples

  • 1) ‘Lastly, all chordates have a post-anal tail, or extension of the notochord and nerve cord past the anus.’
  • 2) ‘The tail, like the rest of the body, had no internal skeleton and was reinforced only by lines of scales.’
  • 3) ‘During the acupuncture stimulation, animals were kept in plastic holders with their tails and hind legs protruding out.’
  • 4) ‘I measured body length from snout to base of the tail for all animals captured since 1988.’
  • 5) ‘When not resting or feeding, they can move quickly, hopping on their hind legs with their tail held out stiffly behind.’
  • 6) ‘Typical examples of sexually selected traits are the exaggerated long male tails of many birds.’
  • 7) ‘Hoey demonstrated, using a gliding model of a raven, that the tail of such a bird may be used to function in this manner.’
  • 8) ‘North American river otters are semi-aquatic mammals, with long, streamlined bodies, thick tapered tails, and short legs.’
  • 9) ‘The fossil turned out to be a composite of the body of a bird with the tail of a dinosaur.’
  • 10) ‘I followed, trying repeatedly to get a good look, but they never allowed me more than a glimpse of their tails as they disappeared beyond the next bend.’
  • 11) ‘He looked to the brown dog, who immediately began wagging her tail.’
  • 12) ‘He then uses this to explain why there are no post-anal fins in fish: the tail is itself an appendage.’
  • 13) ‘During his courtship display, the male puffs up his body and fans his tail.’
  • 14) ‘Its tail and flight feathers are black, and its back and head are dark brown.’
  • 15) ‘Each is named by some consistent feature of the tail, or the body, or sometimes both.’
  • 16) ‘As part of the preening process, the birds rub a natural oil, which is secreted from a gland at the bottom of their tails, over their feathers.’
  • 17) ‘Their back and wing coverts are heavily barred with black, as are their rust-brown tails which terminate with a narrow white band.’
  • 18) ‘It's also possible that an Apatosaurus tail had a highly flexible extension, equivalent to a bullwhip's popper.’
  • 19) ‘These tiny little birds, with short tails and sharply pointed bills, include only three species.’
  • 20) ‘Most breeders use the technique known as ‘banding’, in which a ligature is placed over the end of a puppy's tail within four days of birth.’
  • 21) ‘A number of Matisse's kite tails bear a shape that is ubiquitous in her oeuvre.’
  • 22) ‘Shaped like a kite, trailing its tail along the sea, Myanmar is the largest country on the Southeast Asian mainland.’
  • 23) ‘Next minute there are balloons with brightly coloured tails floating at ceiling level above Elvis' head.’
  • 24) ‘It's a big circle with a little tail… it looks like the product of a drunken sculptor.’
  • 25) ‘It retains the split tail to allow independent movement of the two halves of the wide saddle platform as the legs swing up and down.’
  • 26) ‘Use the rudder to keep the tail right behind the nose, independent of what you're doing with the ailerons.’
  • 27) ‘The tail unit comprises all-moving horizontal tail surfaces and a single-fin vertical tail fitted with a rudder.’
  • 28) ‘Before departing they are instructed to try and photograph identification numbers or aircraft tails, if possible, and bring back the evidence.’
  • 29) ‘However, the ships had H-beams, which allowed the tails of aircraft to be suspended over the side with the main gear remaining on the deck.’
  • 30) ‘Born with a straight tail and fastback fuselage, the first 172s were little more than 170s with a nosewheel.’
  • 31) ‘The canopy disintegrated and the wire shaved the top off AIRCDRE Pietsch's helmet before snapping on the tail of the aircraft.’
  • 32) ‘When turning, watch the track of the tail of the aircraft, as well.’
  • 33) ‘The rudder includes a separate yaw damper and the low tail is designed for post-stall stability.’
  • 34) ‘The biplane looked much like a Wright Flyer except it had only one propeller and a cross-shaped tail.’
  • 35) ‘Engines, tails, landing gear, bomb-bay doors, wing flaps, and dozens of skin panels are removed.’
  • 36) ‘The seam of the canopy and the weapon bay doors are sawtoothed and the vertical tails are canted at an angle.’
  • 37) ‘Another example where this non-contact testing comes in handy is in testing elevator structures in aircraft tails.’
  • 38) ‘A glassed-in tail gunner compartment is to the rear of the tail.’
  • 39) ‘Unprotected at the tail of the aircraft they led precarious lives.’
  • 40) ‘I twisted around in my seat and looked at the tail of the aircraft - it was engulfed in flames.’
  • 41) ‘The force caused the blades to flap low enough to chop off the tail of the aircraft.’
  • 42) ‘Here are some tips, facts and rules-of-thumb for making safe arrivals and departures with the wind at your tail.’
  • 43) ‘The four-winged fruit fly is severely handicapped - like a small plane with extra wings dangling from its tail.’
  • 44) ‘The outcry was such that the airline relented, the familiar red, white and blue made its way back onto the plane tails and planeloads of passengers breathed a sigh of relief.’
  • 45) ‘At Fort Bliss, friends and family gathered under the tail of the plane with open arms as the soldiers disembarked.’
  • 46) ‘The tail of his shirt and parts of his pants and underpants were burned.’
  • 47) ‘Nicanor wore a multicolored striped oxford shirt with the tails tied at his waist.’
  • 48) ‘While she had been reading, he had unbuttoned the dark green cotton shirt and untucked the tails from his jeans.’
  • 49) ‘Just lick 'em and wipe with the tail of your shirt - you can taste when the glass is clean and when it's gritty.’
  • 50) ‘I cleaned it with the tail of my shirt, not exactly spotless, but passable.’
  • 51) ‘Surely the best place for such tags would be on the tail of the shirt or some other low contact area.’
  • 52) ‘I could not grab hold of the tail of his shirt, tugging him toward me as I would have if he were still a small boy running heedless of danger into a busy street.’
  • 53) ‘Construction details are rounded out with single needle tailoring, hemmed sleeves and a vented tail.’
  • 54) ‘Reaching for the tail of his shirt, Dori pulled it up slightly to inspect his side.’
  • 55) ‘Even wild and childish Kyle was poised behind his keyboard, black buttoned shirt, tails hanging unmannered over his casual blue jeans.’
  • 56) ‘He clearly could think of nothing else to say, so he took off his glasses and began polishing them on the tail of his shirt, as was his habit whenever he was thinking.’
  • 57) ‘I sighed, and a cold breeze swept past me, lifting the tail of my coat.’
  • 58) ‘Desmond scoffed, and then flipping up the tail of his coat, turned to sit down on the chair beside Isabella's.’
  • 59) ‘I'm crouching, and I'm sure the tail of my coat is getting soaked.’
  • 60) ‘A sudden wind swept up the tail of my coat, and flocks of bugs hung low in the air, predicting rain.’
  • 61) ‘Button-ups with tails get tucked with a belt, anything else just rides in the wind.’
  • 62) ‘A soft wind rustled the tails of his coat.’
  • 63) ‘Beginning at the tail, stitch the body long edge, leaving the upper edge open.’
  • 64) ‘One of the classics is petticoat tails, which are shaped in a segmented round.’
  • 65) ‘Further into my day a man in a suit drove past on a bike, suit tails and tie blowing in the wind.’
  • 66) ‘A tuxedo is required, and can include more formal tuxedos, such as evening tails.’
  • 67) ‘He came faultlessly dressed in the formal white tie and tails, nor did he regale us with wise-cracking anecdotes about the music or some of his funny experiences in the past.’
  • 68) ‘It is shown alongside DiCaprio's dress coat with tails.’
  • 69) ‘The couple have turned their hobby into a business, and the driving proves a welcome change for Mr Bower - a barrister in Manchester, who swops his legal attire for coat and tails at the weekend.’
  • 70) ‘Michael, 35, has opted for top hat and tails coupled with a salmon pink shirt and ties to match.’
  • 71) ‘He was in top hat, white tie and tails - attire with which a cane is optional.’
  • 72) ‘He rejects the convention of wearing white tie and tails, preferring to conduct in a loose, floppy shirt that better suits his loose, floppy style.’
  • 73) ‘Fred was top hat, white tie and tails, Gene was a baseball cap, T-shirt and jeans.’
  • 74) ‘The men would adorn themselves in top hat and tails, while the women MPs would deck themselves in fancy dresses and hats.’
  • 75) ‘A drunk is a drunk whether in cloth cap with whippet or in top hat and tails.’
  • 76) ‘But showing at least a residue of rebellion, Jagger shunned the traditional top hat and tails, opting for a long black leather coat, purple scarf and sports shoes.’
  • 77) ‘Racegoers decked out in top hat and tails get ready for next month's Royal Ascot meeting at York Races yesterday.’
  • 78) ‘Dettori accompanied Sheikh Mohammed to the races at Royal Ascot wearing a top hat, tails, and a cast on his broken right ankle.’
  • 79) ‘He didn't go in his top hat and tails as it was relaxed dress and he was in a suit.’
  • 80) ‘Dressed in top hat and tails, they toasted him with champagne and chanted ‘No Justice?’’
  • 81) ‘The theatrical element of the show though never let up with various song and dance set pieces featuring trapeze artists, skateboarders, a tap dancer in top hat and tails, and even a dancing bagpiper.’
  • 82) ‘I once attended a ‘top hat and tails’ wedding to which an elderly uncle had been invited.’
  • 83) ‘The members of the Royal Ascot Racing Club do not consider themselves a syndicate so much as a group of friends, and judging by the top hats and tails, the club has more than its fair share of the well-heeled.’
  • 84) ‘The one definite test for a new gentleman in Australia was that he had to be wealthy and a wealthy man could look like a gentleman once he had a large house and a carriage and dressed like a gentleman with top hat and tails.’
  • 85) ‘But Caron, like Ginger Rogers and Cyd Charisse before her, was dancing her way into the hearts of millions years before these young pretenders ever put on top hat and tails.’
  • 86) ‘It is this solar wind - seen only in comet tails - that carries storms from the Sun to Earth.’
  • 87) ‘The refrigerator-sized satellite will collect dust particles from the tail of comet Wild 2 as the two pass each other on Friday morning.’
  • 88) ‘They noted that comets had two tails - one of dust, one of ions - and only the dust tail could be explained by the pressure of sunlight pushing against the comet.’
  • 89) ‘When Earth runs into an old comet tail we see a meteor shower.’
  • 90) ‘The word ‘comet’ actually comes from a Greek word meaning ‘hairy star’ because of the tails that comets possess.’
  • 91) ‘The first indication that the Sun might be emitting a ‘wind’ came in the seventeenth century from observations of comet tails.’
  • 92) ‘Thanks to pick-up ion measurements, Ulysses can make observations of comet tails at large distances from the Sun.’
  • 93) ‘It was Apian who first drew the tails of comets pointing away from the sun and not streaming out behind them.’
  • 94) ‘In our own solar system, the solar wind is responsible for shaping comets' tails and producing the Aurorae Borealis on Earth.’
  • 95) ‘Solar wind is responsible for the direction of a comet's tail, which always points away from the Sun.’
  • 96) ‘Originally classified as an asteroid, Chiron now appears to be icy - with a tail like a comet.’
  • 97) ‘The comet's tail is in fact made of dust grains and frozen gases from the comet's surface that vaporise because of the Sun's heat.’
  • 98) ‘The gases, expelled as jets, drive out debris that had been embedded in the ice, endowing comets with their flamboyant tails.’
  • 99) ‘I leaned on the gate and saw the great wisps of clouds in the sky like comets' tails.’
  • 100) ‘In 1985, it was sent to L2, and then through the tail of the Giacobini-Zinner comet.’
  • 101) ‘They will watch the material expelled from the comet get blown into the comet's tail.’
  • 102) ‘The stunning apparition of a comet's tail was long regarded as a portent of doom and disaster, and in a way this is not too far from the mark.’
  • 103) ‘The tail is pushed outwards from the Sun by the solar wind and radiation pressure, and so the popular conception that a comet's tail streams away behind it is wrong.’
  • 104) ‘This stream of lost material is what gives rise to the characteristic comet tail.’
  • 105) ‘Kitt Peak observations also identified a bright tail extending from the galaxy.’
  • 106) ‘When we arrived I could see at the tail of the pool a super looking slack on the left hand bank which literally screamed chub.’
  • 107) ‘As I fished through the tail of the pool I allowed the fly to swing into the slow shallow water close to my bank.’
  • 108) ‘On reaching the tail of the Pool just below the power lines I hooked a fish, which I soon realised, was substantial.’
  • 109) ‘The large namesake rock was lodged in midstream, forming the tail of the pool.’
  • 110) ‘I tied on the sinker with its attendant fly and tossed the whole lot downstream into the rapids at the pool tail.’
  • 111) ‘The light tackle had no chance of holding such a monster as it ran out of the tail of the pool, taking all of the line and backing with it, which snapped at the drum.’
  • 112) ‘We're at the tail of a big, deep pool, just where the water is beginning to speed up before cascading down into rapids.’
  • 113) ‘If the walls are crooked, the rafter tails will also be crooked.’
  • 114) ‘Nail a 1 x 6 facia board to seal and trim the end grain of the rafter tails.’
  • 115) ‘Try to correct this problem; but if you are unable to, pop a chalk line across the rafter tails and trim them with your saw before attaching the sheathing.’
  • 116) ‘The mean is higher than that because you have some real significant weight gain at the far right end of the tail of the bell curve.’
  • 117) ‘In that research, biologically meaningful T base estimates were obtained by excluding both lower and upper tails of cumulative germination curves, as was done here.’
  • 118) ‘A kind of occupational Darwinism ensures that such people are way up on the upper tail of the curve of verbal facility.’
  • 119) ‘A tail in each distribution extends toward values of higher modulation depth.’
  • 120) ‘The distribution has a single peak and a short tail extending toward larger numbers.’
  • 121) ‘If menaced with an attack, the divisions at the head and tail of the convoy will keep their positions and repel the enemy by their fire should he attack.’
  • 122) ‘I lingered at the very tail of the crowd, trying to stay in the growing neutral zone between the cops and the rioters.’
  • 123) ‘We got hit by the tails of the summer hurricanes and were switching between day and night shoots a lot.’
  • 124) ‘The sting of this title is in its tail: traditionally we have had dictionaries of Hellenic or Egyptian or Roman mythologies.’
  • 125) ‘The pancreatic head lies cephalad to and well to the right of the umbilicus, and the tail of the pancreas extends to the spleen.’
  • 126) ‘They accumulate around the equator of Earth in the radiation belts and the tail of the magnetosphere in a dense region known as the plasma sheet.’
  • 127) ‘Tom found himself in familiar company at the back of the grid as Turkington and Thompson had also failed to finish the second race and the three of them lined up at the tail of the field.’
  • 128) ‘When stretched, the filament becomes aligned with the flow of the soap film and very little disturbance, called streets, was observed at the tail of the thread.’
  • 129) ‘Aided by some resourceful batting from the tail, Durham's last five wickets added 181 runs, and by the close Somerset had lost four big wickets.’
  • 130) ‘Andy Harris cleaned up the tail to finish with 4 for 41 despite suffering a hand injury in the field.’
  • 131) ‘He and Darren Cousins have been opening the bowling for Northants, and Blain has also been contributing with the bat from his position deep in the tail.’
  • 132) ‘In a further twist, Gilchrist is out stumped second ball for four, exposing the tail, and, with five overs left, Australia are momentarily in danger of losing the Test.’
  • 133) ‘Australia's tail was now exposed although Gilchrist was still looming large at the crease.’
  • 134) ‘Then again Jack had a reason to drive evasively; even if he hadn't detected a tail, which was likely.’
  • 135) ‘In a scene right out of The Sopranos, a tail followed a BFI truck out of the Lincoln Tunnel one evening and nearly ran it off the road in New Jersey.’
  • 136) ‘An honest man would have packed his bags, hopped in his truck, and hauled tail out of that place a long time ago.’
  • 137) ‘Each coin has one side smoothed down flat and in theory this should be the tails side of the coin since it is illegal to deface an image of the monarch in England.’
  • 138) ‘I toss opportunities like coins, and call tails when I've already caught a glimpse of the queen's crown.’
  • 139) ‘A mick is a throw of two tails; the tails side of a coin, or, the heads side of a coin.’
  • 140) ‘It had to decide: if this coin had to come down heads or tails, on what side should it fall?’
  • 141) ‘I've flipped a coin and it's tails, so I'm inviting Louise along tomorrow.’
  • 142) ‘But that's what he has claimed, and that's what he's done, but every time the coin comes up tails - no war.’
  • 143) ‘The coin landed tails, the outback was their destination and the pair set off in a T model Ford, nicknamed Henrietta.’
  • 144) ‘The outcome, however, had no bearing on the probability of the coin landing tails before it was flipped.’
  • 145) ‘This is ‘heads we win - tails you lose’ politics from the EU.’
  • 146) ‘It has remained the past practice with Indian leaders to solve their own problems first and then leaving the problems of others unsolved which in other words means that heads we win and tails you lose.’
  • 147) ‘Heads, David Ortiz lifts one over the Monster in the ninth inning; tails it's Albert Pujols.’
  • 148) ‘Richard Tomlinson is racing down the autostrada just outside Rimini with two Italian secret service men tailing him.’
  • 149) ‘Ilyich growled, but knew that he was outmatched for the time being, so with great reluctance, he bolted out of the room as fast as possible, with Jerwon and Greg tailing him closely.’
  • 150) ‘Online shopping is hot this year with famous folk, since schlepping to FAO Schwartz with an entourage and a legion of paparazzi tailing you tends to negate the warm, holiday glow!’
  • 151) ‘The Mando-pop king is pretty much a nobody in the eyes of the European media, but the big-headed hot shot vented his frustration on members of the Taiwanese paparazzi who had been tailing him.’
  • 152) ‘In fact, he called his brother and said I don't think I can make it to golf, you go ahead because I have these people tailing me.’
  • 153) ‘He was tailed from a distance and followed on to a bus.’
  • 154) ‘The secret police, the AVO, began to tail Douglas wherever he went.’
  • 155) ‘These tested the agents' ability in making contact with a ‘cut out’ (intermediate); tailing someone in a city; losing someone who was following him or her.’
  • 156) ‘The little car next to the bus was being driven by KGB agents who were tailing him at the time.’
  • 157) ‘Mysterious men tailed him, and rebel groups and tribal fighters at first tried to pressure him into using the radio to recruit among the young men and women listening to his broadcasts.’
  • 158) ‘We were tailed up the stairs by more than one guide-cum-secret agent, who first hovered and then circled repeatedly.’
  • 159) ‘He says he even lectured the FBI agents assigned to tail him, telling them to go back to school and study computers or something with a real future because their job was no good.’
  • 160) ‘When Casey played his first Nike tournament after the 1998 ruling there were some 150 media tailing him.’
  • 161) ‘She was, for example, obsessed with death squads tailing her around New York, though for what purpose was never clear.’
  • 162) ‘Police went to intervene but Kitchen drove off in his car and refused to stop, despite police tailing him.’
  • 163) ‘They are also useful to have around if you are tailing someone and want to remain unnoticed.’
  • 164) ‘In 1999, she was tailed by a television crew making Edinburgh or Bust.’
  • 165) ‘Turkish and British police are thought to be investigating the possibility that he was tailed into the complex by the bomber.’
  • 166) ‘In addition, ransom payments should not be filmed and media vehicles should not surreptitiously tail police cars to avoid blowing their cover, he added.’
  • 167) ‘Every night, Chettier and other observers walk the streets, tail police officers, and document their activities.’
  • 168) ‘The decking market in Australia is huge, obviously tends to follow and tail along with the housing market in Australia.’
  • 169) ‘Behind us my guards and H'risnth's entourage tailed along, Kh'hitch engaged in a subdued exchange with the ambassador.’
  • 170) ‘When he's on a job on the weekend, she's usually right beside her dad, tailing along.’
  • 171) ‘Yuki pranced up the path to the new Meshan's domain with Philonius tailing along behind her.’
  • 172) ‘Max raced forward, Franny tailing close behind him, and Nanny followed the two of them.’
  • 173) ‘The problem was that he failed to clearly oppose the U.S. led invasion - tailing behind anything that the president said on the issue.’
  • 174) ‘Please tell me how he is better, given that he's lost two elections, and probably would have tailed after the president during the invasion.’
  • 175) ‘Gorden led the charge with 82 yards on five carries, while Griffen tailed with 63 yards on ten carries.’
  • 176) ‘Another good reason to oppose this line of explanation is that it tails with the miserable excuses being offered up by Lynndie England.’
  • 177) ‘To tail them, the private detective agency must have at least two different vehicles, so that they won't be discovered when tailing after one target.’
  • 178) ‘The CPP received 1.08 percent of the total votes in the National Assembly elections, tailing behind the alliance led by political science professor Chang Ya-chung.’
  • 179) ‘Instantly, an image materialized, displaying three massive war ships tailing after the explorers in the wake of their engine disturbances.’
  • 180) ‘Not enough was done, and at times it felt our material was tailing after Royal Mail's rather than defining our own agenda.’
  • 181) ‘A web cam with its inactive little red light bulb sat next to the Notebook, its cord tailing out from its back.’
  • 182) ‘The remaining day's competition was fierce, with the Gecko's taking top spot, squeaking by the second place slithering Cobras, as the Tigers tailed behind in third place.’
  • 183) ‘Announcements were being made in German, French and English for people to please move to the back of the square because the whole town was being jammed up with protesters tailing back from the square.’
  • 184) ‘Queues tail back across arid fields, waiting their turn for this sophisticated drug which could transform the region - yet not even the water with which to take it can be provided, and everyone must bring a sip of their own.’
  • 185) ‘He also is following through better, which keeps his throws from tailing to the right or sailing high.’
  • 186) ‘However, with the wind at his back, Bart Daly cruelly missed the forty-five and his side's last chance tailed to the right and wide.’
  • 187) ‘To be fair to Carlow a number of good shots tailed out side and they were also missing two key players.’
  • 188) ‘Humphreys' conversion tailed to the left, with Ulster 8-6 in front at the break.’
  • 189) ‘Carlow had one last chance of a leveller when Richard Sinnott had a shot at goal from 40 metres but the ball tailed to the left.’
  • 190) ‘The ball started for the left-hand upper corner before tailing back across the goal.’
  • 191) ‘Top and tail the green beans and cook them in salted boiling water for 3-4 minutes till tender, then drain them and rinse under cold, running water.’
  • 192) ‘Top and tail the green beans, peel the baby onions or cut the spring onion into 2.5cm pieces.’
  • 193) ‘Top and tail the green beans, then cook in boiling salted water until very tender.’
  • 194) ‘I came up through a very strict regime of activities that I had to do to earn my pocket money, such as mowing lawns, picking fruit, feeding the hens, podding peas, top and tailing gooseberries, and collecting pine cones.’
  • 195) ‘The Legislature, when giving to lands held in tail general the descendible quality of estates in fee, treats them as lands capable of being devised..’

Examples

  • 1) These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
  • 2) Sweet illustrations and cute dogs make for a charming tale for little ones.
  • 3) Sully also has an advantage since it tells the tale of disaster averted.
  • 4) Perhaps it was telling tales of his family that made him more relatable.
  • 5) That old wives' tale about not putting anything smaller than your elbow inside your ear?
  • 6) So the play becomes a fine old-fashioned morality tale about an agonising dilemma.
  • 7) So he heads out there to talk to experts, historians and locals about the tales.
  • 8) This show is ostensibly tales about that, but he has a tendency to wander off down other routes.
  • 9) It is a disturbing, dark tale and perhaps one the victims might have been better left to recover from in peace.
  • 10) A difficult tale, but one that needs to be told and needs to be read.
  • 11) You hear such horrific tales about them.
  • 12) It takes a lot of looking to put together the full tale.
  • 13) tales of horror have that effect on people.
  • 14) The story is a tale of our time.
  • 15) This collection of tales is perfect bedtime fodder.
  • 16) Often the worst tales are the ones that combine the two.
  • 17) Who has the more interesting tale to tell?
  • 18) Mir launched into the following folk tale.
  • 19) We need not worry about the cautionary tale who sat ringside yesterday.
  • 20) Everybody wants to tell this tale in the fullest possible fashion.
  • 21) Alongside this bleak tale is a story full of grace and ingenuity.
  • 22) It is one of those tales that ages rather well.
  • 23) It is a moral tale in miniature about man and the planet.
  • 24) She uses this folk tale to take an unflinching look at the domain of the deep instinctive self.
  • 25) This is not a tale of City greed v the downtrodden working man.
  • 26) Angels also tells the tale of a group of young anthropologists vying for a research grant and the politics of their university department.
  • 27) Are there no epic tales of loss and shame from human history prior to the 1960s?
  • 28) It is a similar tale at City.
  • 29) Yet he has woven a quietly absorbing gangland tale, full of moral ambiguities.
  • 30) The three-part drama is a timeless love story and a tale of class and social standing.
  • 31) Residents who were ferried by helicopter to Texas City told harrowing tales of survival.
  • 32) The creaking action heroes are back on screen for the tale about a group of mercenaries who head to South America to try to overthrow a dictator.
  • 33) ‘Mary and Tom Coogan's story is an inspirational tale of a true and deep love that conquered tragedy.’
  • 34) ‘Chloe of the Midnight Storytellers will amuse the guests by recounting tales from myth and legend, as well as adaptations of literary short stories.’
  • 35) ‘Although the author offers up many intriguing story ingredients and historical tales, she lacks a central driving narrative.’
  • 36) ‘As a young boy, Andrew Roberts, the leading historian, thrilled to the tales in Our Island Story, and he's delighted that it is now being reprinted.’
  • 37) ‘Like the myth of Hercules, the legend of Samson is a tale recounted in many cultures.’
  • 38) ‘After the First World War public taste shifted away from the short story to the novel-length tale.’
  • 39) ‘Ghost stories, tales of the supernatural and horror films all scare us via confrontation with the unknown.’
  • 40) ‘Some stories are much too good to be true, tales so full of emotion and pathos that they compel a journalist to step back and reconsider.’
  • 41) ‘Radio broadcasts and recordings of epic tales and local histories told by leading griots have helped transport this literature into the twenty-first century.’
  • 42) ‘The authors of classics like Haunted Heartland have returned with a brand new collection of ghost stories and haunted tales from all across the country.’
  • 43) ‘Like other Central Asian peoples, the Turkmens have a rich folklore tradition of epic stories, tales, and lyric poems.’
  • 44) ‘All the ethnic groups of Uganda have a rich oral tradition of tales, legends, stories, proverbs, and riddles.’
  • 45) ‘Elders, by means of recitation of stories, tales, and legends, were also significant teachers.’
  • 46) ‘While it is true that the Hogwarts tales are supposed to appeal to young readers, personnel at bookstalls say that there is no dearth of adult readers who cannot wait to see what Rowling has in store in the new book.’
  • 47) ‘He can also recount tales of his solo effort through the awesome Atlas mountains in Morocco in addition to his conquering the magnificent but deadly Picos De Europa in North West Spain.’
  • 48) ‘Set in Edwardian London, the movie starts off with Wendy who narrates harrowing tales of swordplay and Captain Hook, who fears nothing but a ticking clock.’
  • 49) ‘They carry with them proof of their amazing visits, and can spend much time narrating tales about every photograph and testimonial they carry with them.’
  • 50) ‘Improbable tales of true love overcoming desperate odds are a hallmark of Bollywood, the Indian film genre watched by millions worldwide.’
  • 51) ‘New research, published yesterday, suggests children's love of contemporary fiction means classic tales are being left on the shelves.’
  • 52) ‘In traditional storytelling, trickster tales are often greeted with laughter.’
  • 53) ‘It was thought that children could not possibly fabricate such tales.’
  • 54) ‘Slanderous tales about winners are fabricated by losers.’
  • 55) ‘He even published dozens of fabricated tales, often using pseudonyms.’
  • 56) ‘The book is full of invented tales and wild exaggerations of documented events.’
  • 57) ‘Many of these accounts were embellished, and some of the more lurid tales were pure fabrications.’
  • 58) ‘The closeness of being in a packed car allows the trio the chance to swap stories and the lads to fabricate tales of bravado.’
  • 59) ‘He buys them a drink and tells them his sad story - he has been writing home fictitious tales of his exploits in the corps, and now cannot go home to face the lie.’
  • 60) ‘Though, forsooth, little matter was it to any man there whether Turk or Magyar was their over-lord, since to one master or another they had to pay the due tale of labouring days in the year, and hard was the livelihood that they earned for themselves on the days when they worked for themselves and their wives and children.’
  • 61) ‘These great and strong lords and knights have come to see what work a man may do without dying: if we are to have yet more days added to our year's tale of lords' labour, then are we lost without remedy.’
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