How To Use Kerbstone In A Sentence

  • The sharpness of the kerbstones has caused damage to tyres.
  • Flagstones, kerbstones and garden walls all sank into the huge hole and one man had been forced to use his back door instead of the front.
  • Detectives said the kerbstone, which has the inscription "Ian Curtis 18 - 5 - 80" and the words "Love Will Tear Us Apart" was taken sometime between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning. Nick Mamatas' Journal
  • She saw the local women in their flowered overalls and carpet slippers, heavy wedding rings sunk into their bulbous toil-scarred fingers, their eyes bright in amorphous faces, as they sat gossiping beside their prams of second-hand clothes; the young people, joyfully garbed, squatting on the kerbstone behind their stalls of bric-a-brac; the tourists cheerfully impulsive or cautious and discerning by turns, conferring over their dollars or displaying their bizarre treasures. She Closed Her Eyes
  • You see the solitary old gentleman, sitting out on the kerbstone everyday, staring vacantly into nowhere.
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  • After all, one used to think that the old — and Sir Lawrence winced on the kerbstone of Piccadilly — were only fit to be measured for their coffins. Over the River
  • They were laying kerbstones as a safety measure because the stretch of road is one of Swindon's most notorious accident hotspots.
  • They are full of cracked or misaligned paving slabs or kerbstones, running fissures and uneven surfaces everywhere.
  • They claim paths have broken and uneven kerbstones and the grids are blocked up, especially in the back streets, and want the council to clean and maintain them properly.
  • Along with flags and painted kerbstones they mark out paramilitary territory.
  • The zappee only has to fall badly and hit his head on a kerbstone and he could be dead. “Ruralshire Constabulary to get TASER on the front line” « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • Walking through London, I've seen symbols carved into the kerbstones.
  • White picket fencing, kerbstones around plots and over-elaborate flower beds were also to be stopped in a bid to tidy up cemeteries.
  • The kerbstone looks to be some 3 or 4 inches high.
  • The local authority has also messed up some of the smaller squares with ugly kerbstones and paving. Times, Sunday Times
  • Once the system is in place, the fastest-moving vehicles will take lane closest to the footpath or kerbstones on the left.
  • The young people want a hard surface area with kerbstones or similar for skateboarding.
  • Knowing that the structure was rough and temporary, it behove her to keep a careful lookout as to the shape, conformation and position of its boundary with the kerbstone.
  • He was dragged along under the lorry's wheels and his foot was severed as it crashed over a kerbstone. The Sun
  • Knowing that the structure was rough and temporary, it behove her to keep a careful lookout as to the shape, conformation and position of its boundary with the kerbstone.
  • I did the only thing possible in that mental tumult; I walked straight to the kerbstone and held up my umbrella for a cab. Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells
  • They are full of cracked or misaligned paving slabs or kerbstones, running fissures and uneven surfaces everywhere.
  • But there was nothing funny about the crunching thud as his forehead bounced off the kerbstone. Fathers & Sons
  • He landed on kerbstones 33ft from his bike and suffered major neck and head injuries. The Sun
  • Both fell to the ground; one of them tripped over a kerbstone, fell backwards, fractured his scull and died shortly afterwards.
  • They are full of cracked or misaligned paving slabs or kerbstones, running fissures and uneven surfaces everywhere.
  • There are quarries nearby and what they haven't sold is used for kerbstones.
  • The giant kerbstones came from several miles away.
  • Plans have been drawn up to delineate the two small plots with some form of kerbstone and allow for a headstone to be erected.
  • Urban Britain, with its street lights and kerbstones, has twisted its fingers into every fibre of rural England's pelt.
  • John Charlton fell heavily, cracking his skull on a kerbstone.
  • The passage tombs are most often set on a hilltop inside a large circular mound surrounded by kerbstones.
  • I expect City of York Council will also think it appropriate to drill these meters into the wide granite kerbstones that line the street.
  • White picket fencing, kerbstones around plots and over-elaborate flower beds were also to be stopped in a bid to tidy up cemeteries.
  • The practise of harmonising popular tunes by ear became popular throughout the 1920s in places where men met up regularly – in barbershops, for instance, although the style was also referred to as "kerbstone harmony". The secret of barbershop: harmonise, project – and smile!
  • My honely Brother was withdrawn from 'Arrow, and now' as the yumiliation of selling penny toys on the kerbstone to his former playfellers. Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, February 14, 1891
  • At the bottom of the hill, as the road swerved away to the right, the trailer and our precious oil tank decided to go straight on, the towbar crashing into the kerbstone, sending the whole works spinning into the undergrowth.
  • Nationalist and unionist estates sit cheek-by-jowl in the town, with painted kerbstones marking the boundaries. Times, Sunday Times
  • Or might there be a kerbstone or long grass immediately behind? Times, Sunday Times
  • White picket fencing, kerbstones around plots and over-elaborate flower beds were also to be stopped in a bid to tidy up cemeteries.
  • We suspect that she had a brief faint when at the wheel last week, when she bumped against a kerbstone. Doctor, doctor: My friend has fainting fits but she's still driving
  • The wheels of a cab grazed the kerbstone, a murmured direction followed. A Pair of Blue Eyes
  • Kerbstones and steps appear as flat lines on the pavement; branches on a tree on the other side of the street seem to sprout out Times, Sunday Times

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