How To Use Odds and ends In A Sentence

  • The drawer contained various odds and ends.
  • The orange conning tower sits abandoned on the dock amid odds and ends of superstructure.
  • She confected a dress from odds and ends of fabric.
  • As I examined the heterogeneous collection of odds and ends that is always to be found in the pocket-pouch of a Martian warrior my hand fell upon the emblazoned radium flash torch of the black dator. The Warlord of Mars
  • She filled the room with odds and ends picked up at bargain prices, capacious basket chairs, low Chinese blackwood tables, glazed ceramic bowls and jars, blue Chinese rugs, yellow curtains, and cushions made from a bale of faded silk that she had dyed herself in different colors. PEARL BUCK IN CHINA
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  • And the gaudy baroque of his ‘Costume Jewelry’ series foreshadows the aggrandized odds and ends of the Still Lifes to come.
  • Odds and ends around the house, such as forks, lace fabric, and toy truck tires, can be used to texture clay surfaces.
  • I sometimes think she is a sort of living phenomenon intended to represent all the passions -- a genuine Pandora's box -- a piece of patchwork made up of the odds and ends of all animals in creation -- a sort of menagerie in herself, where the dove and the kite, the serpent and the sparrow, the gilded butterfly and the unsightly bat, the gluttonous sloth and the air-feeding chamelion, are all exhibited. Alamance; Or, the Great and Final Experiment viii, 9-151, [1] p.
  • The store was no bigger than a closet, with a random assortment of electrical supplies and other odds and ends. Christianity Today
  •   They did manage to trace the horseshoes from the horse to an Italian blacksmith and they found a few other odds and ends — a flyer left near the bombsite that had been printed with stamps that said 'free the political prisoners or it will be death to all of you.' Terror on Wall Street
  • The previous multifarious gallimaufry of odds and ends was here. Archive 2009-04-01
  • She spent the day sorting through a box full of odds and ends.
  • He's moved most of his stuff; there are just a few odds and ends left.
  • They did not have white cloud mountain minnows either by that name or by white cloud danio, so I headed to the fish store on University with Madagascar, some kitty litter, a water softening pillow for my tetra, and some other odds and ends in my passenger side seat. Day in the Life of an Idiot
  • I've got a few odds and ends to do before leaving.
  • In it you can see the evolution of the Iron Man armor, from the Mark 1, made from odds and ends, to the Mark 3, able to outfly F-22s. February 2008
  • Beside him was the maund full of odds and ends for Anna's studio. THE MAIN CAGES
  • SNAIL'S TALES: Multifarious gallimaufry of odds and ends skip to main Multifarious gallimaufry of odds and ends
  • She pieced together odds and ends of cloth.
  • The entire group of birds we call kites in North America is a collection of odds and ends that just don't fit well anywhere else. Homepage
  • And a few other odds and ends that aren’t mentioned much: It shouldn’t have any unnecessary protuberances or baroqueness. Shermer and Dembski in Bridgewater - The Panda's Thumb
  • Generally, anything which is potted and made of various odds and ends of meat gets called brawn in our house, though.
  • He didn't keep much in his desk - just a few odds and ends.
  • SNAIL'S TALES: Multifarious gallimaufry of odds and ends - 2 Multifarious gallimaufry of odds and ends - 2
  • Dominic turned around in his seat to look behind him - all their luggage was in the trunk, but the backseat was filled with little odds and ends.
  • I do think that the book has enough odds and ends in ti which are really good that someone who is already a Terry Pratchett fan should give it a read. REVIEW: Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett
  • In many an attic somewhere, there is a large steamer trunk filled with all sorts of practical odds and ends. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition
  • Then there was poor Jacob Dodson, the half-witted boy, who ambled about cheerfully, undertaking messages and little helpful odds and ends for every one, which, however, poor Jacob managed always hopelessly to imbrangle. Tom Brown's Schooldays
  • It was a jumble of odds and ends, scraps of wood and iron, discarded parts of machinery, an old forge, bits of harness, and a broken saddletree. My Lady of Doubt
  • It was a cupboard used by the cleaners that contained a number of other odds and ends.
  • I took the plastic tablecloth off my “raised bed” – under which it had spent the winter – and was so struck by the lovely softness of the soil that I confected a second bed with odds and ends of wood from the byre. Archive 2009-04-01
  • In humans, the otic capsule has fused with the squamosal and various other odds and ends to form the temporal bone.
  • The attic was used as storage room for odds and ends.
  • On the occasion of the betrothal she had arrived late, dressed in indescribable odds and ends, with an artificial red flower stuck into her frowzy wig. The Promised Land
  • In many an attic somewhere, there is a large steamer trunk filled with all sorts of practical odds and ends. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition
  • She pieced together a blanket from odds and ends of wool.
  • The orange conning tower sits abandoned on the dock amid odds and ends of superstructure.
  • The FD antenna tuner I described would use a pair of common relays, the motor and geartrain from an old electric screwdriver, and some odds and ends. eHam.net News
  • You want hunting to be closed, but you sure like going to a resturant or stoping by the store for odds and ends on Sunday!! West Virginia Eyes Saturday Start To Deer Season
  • Now that demand has rebounded from the post-9/11 travel slump, hotels are willing to risk guest ire by slapping on a few odds and ends.
  • Mo's ultimate destination is the home of his girlfriend Jill (Stacey Travis), but first he visits Alvy (Mark Northover), a kind of pawnbroker to whom Mo wants to sell various odds and ends "borrowed" from work. Home Theater Forum
  • She confected a dress from odds and ends of fabric.
  • The orange conning tower sits abandoned on the dock amid odds and ends of superstructure.
  • She put in some clothes, odds and ends, and make-up.
  • He's moved most of his stuff; there are just a few odds and ends left.
  • She put in some clothes, odds and ends, and make-up.
  • And other odds and ends: a new Space In-vader shirt, a shirt to make you a Sackboy, a glitch-pop chiptune afterparty, Fable and Mario 64 in paper, and Super Smash Bros. meets Team Fortress 2. rushkoff on May 15, 2009 7: 39 AM Boing Boing
  • The kedgeree reminded me in many ways of the jollof rice my grandmother used to cook, using palm oil instead of groundnut oil and any odds and ends she found in her kitchen... Archive 2009-09-01
  • I did a few odds and ends in the garden on Saturday, played a round of golf on Sunday morning.
  • The room was crammed with suitcases, footwear, clothes and other odds and ends strewn carelessly around.
  • She put in some clothes, odds and ends, and make-up.
  • He would have liked to have left them behind altogether, and even tried to laugh Beth out of what he called her sentimental attachment to odds and ends; but as most of the things had belonged to Aunt Victoria, she took his ridicule so ill that he wisely let the subject drop. The Beth Book Being a Study of the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, a Woman of Genius
  • The following art period, when the gourds were dry, I let the students choose from myriad paint colors, and odds and ends such as felt, pompons and cotton.
  • You'll begin to see the autobiographical odds and ends that are hidden in his work.
  • “What wonderful odds and ends that chiel has in his head to be sure!” Under the Greenwood Tree
  • Thyrza Primp could not do it, being occupied with moving her snuffy odds and ends to the happy haven of Harrogate. THE DISPOSAL OF THE LIVING
  • Building a city from blocks, dice, toy soldiers and other odds and ends, he's transported into a make-believe municipality just in time to slay a monster, whup a villain, load up an ark - and learn a few lessons in kindness and humility.
  • She pieced together odds and ends of cloth.
  • Look at the party itself -- a veritable omnium-gatherum of political odds and ends, huddled together under the party blanket like household gods and barn-yard refuse after a hurricane. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12
  • She spent the day sorting through a box full of odds and ends.
  • She pieced together odds and ends of cloth.
  • He chooses for his home a cave or natural hole on the face of a high cliff; this is called the eyrie, and here he gathers together sticks, and odds and ends to make a kind of bedding for his young. The Children's Book of London
  • It is a pitiful sight, and when one by one the women have made their bargains, we notice that the shopboard is depleted of its heap of scrags and odds and ends. London's Underworld
  • The girls hastily 'tidied' the room, which meant putting the chairs against the wall, and piling all the odds and ends into a corner and partly hiding them with the big leather arm-chair that Father used to sit in after dinner. The Railway Children
  • I've taken most of the big things to the new house, but there are a few odds and ends left to collect.
  • _In the middle of the room, a little to the right, there is a large and comfortable settee, and on the left of the settee is a table littered with books, magazines, a scent-atomizer, a small silver-framed mirror, a case of manicure instruments, a box of cigarettes and a match-stand, and other odds and ends. The 'Mind the Paint' Girl A Comedy in Four Acts
  • That was because the fishmonger did house clearances on a Monday and never had time to unload the odds and ends floating about in the back of the van.
  • The drawer contained various odds and ends.

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