Prepositions after "cringe"
cringe at, in, about, against or before?
|In 66% of cases cringe at is used|
|They both spoke of cringing at the thought of the inappropriateness of their actions.|
|Looking at her powerful build today, it's no surprise rivals once cringed at oncoming body checks.|
|Doesn't a lot depend on context? I cringe at the campus of Duke University, attempting to be Oxford in the South.|
|David Lange would be proud of them, but I bet he would cringe at NZ Inc's National, Act, Maori Party'sflabby stance.|
|I've read through some of the names and suggestions and can't help but cringe at some because they remind me of a student.|
|While I'd glad he's doing well, I kind of cringe at what he's helped to do to what used to be an affordable, safe, beautiful neighborhood.|
|Commenter Garry Location Date and time January 26, 2012, 11:39AM I cringe at the word un Austrayyylian! It's connotations are too Howard for me.|
|Do you think this characterization is good and as an artist do you cringe at the lack of originality? We all aspire to be creative and we follow success.|
|Maybe what happened was you mention at the top of your story about your former weakness of cringing at others ' misuse of scripture during prayer and that became the focal point for some.|
|In 3% of cases cringe by is used|
|It does seem easy to read this a very unbecoming cringe by a senior military commander to a mere journalist.|
|In 3% of cases cringe throughout is used|
|I cringed throughout her entire performance.|
|In 3% of cases cringe with is used|
|As a British designer, the logo initially made me cringe with embarrassment, especially as it was created by the influential Wolff Olins.|
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