all fours

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How To Use all fours In A Sentence

  • Rising onto all fours, the breagar yawned mightily. Flinx's Folly
  • An extraordinary sculpted figure created by a dancer walking backwards on all fours, with a bulbous proboscis at one end and a long tail at the other, may be a lizard; I wasn't sure.
  • She dropped down again to all fours, and with her nose sought out one who had tumbled a little further and was beginning to overcome his bewilderment and to test his new environment with a forepaw, and nosed him back with the others and pushed them all to the back of the cave, their little furry bodies huddled tight against one another. Hunting the Thylacine
  • The Byzantines would have entered the great tented hall on all fours, and backed out bottom-first. A ROOMFUL OF BIRDS - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1990
  • He rather acrobatically leapt down, landing lightly on all fours.
  • But the pair end up in fits of giggles after one of the aerobic routines leaves them down on all fours! The Sun
  • An argument, then, of this kind is the most incisive, viz. the one that puts its conclusion on all fours with the propositions asked; and second comes the one that argues from premisses, all of which are equally convincing: for this will produce an equal perplexity as to what kind of premiss, of those asked, one should demolish. On Sophistical Refutations
  • The baby was crawling about on all fours.
  • he got down on all fours to play with his grandson
  • It strikes me as curious that a relatively new car limps into the garage, rasping and wheezing like a parched man crawling on all fours towards a mirage of an oasis, but then pulls off purring contentedly like the cat that got the cream.
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