How To Use Scraps In A Sentence

  • Like Gideon, her mother only existed in scraps of moments, in colors and sound, all disconnected and dissonant.
  • The nearby street was littered with shattered vehicles, pieces of glass, bricks, mangled steel and scraps of clothing.
  • Looking for a creative way to make a meal out of leftover scraps of ham, turkey or pork roast?
  • Large packs of black matted mastiffs prowl the streets for scraps, occasionally breaking into fights of heart-stopping ferocity.
  • To swell into the hammer-swinging hardhat who loomed in the parlor sipping vodka and orange juice, hurling brickbat words and scraps of heart shrapnel at my mother, sister and me. 1997: What I Wanted
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  • The room fell temporarily silent as the three pieced together all scraps of information.
  • On the path a few solitary scraps of withered white and blue police tape were a solemn reminder of the crime scene.
  • He also knows that whoever lifts the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Bombay next month will know that they've been through a scrap to end all scraps.
  • For some time I sat upon a bench, what she called a craft table, and waited with other scraps of this and that. Where is Love?
  • The Spinner sliced the shards into pieces as the grenade sent the motorcycles flying in scraps of blue and yellow metal. Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Shard Reaper’s Review Forum
  • Their faces and garments are collaged from scraps scissored from magazines.
  • Nay, was not the "Araucana," which Spain acknowledges as its epic, written without even the aid of paper; on scraps of leather, as the stout fighter and voyager snatched any moment from that wild warfare? The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III
  • Payment was commonly in cast-off clothes, food scraps, alcohol or opium dregs.
  • This unmanly dread of simplicity, and of what is called "tautology," gives rise to a patchwork made up of scraps of poetic quotations, unmeaning periphrases, and would-be humorous circumlocutions, -- a style of all styles perhaps the most objectionable and offensive, which may be known and avoided by the name of _Fine Writing_. How to Write Clearly Rules and Exercises on English Composition
  • Perhaps, Rebekah mused, she could ask for the scraps at the end of fabric bolts and make a rag rug for the cold wooden floor.
  • Later on, when I was well enough to wash myself in the bathroom, I found that there was kept there a huge packing case into which the scraps of food and dirty dressings from the ward were flung, and the wainscotings were infested by crickets. How the Poor Die
  • Scraps of cloth were saved up for quilting - any sort of cotton, corduroy, knit or synthetic fabric was free.
  • I stuffed the bottle with scraps of paper and tinder-dry sticks of which there was a plentiful supply.
  • I see people in libraries and archives and Family History Centres, obsessed with finding traces of family in microform, in scraps of paper, officially, and sometimes arbitrarily, preserved for posterity.
  • In spite of Pelican Bay's harsh conditions, authorities allege Castellanos continued to command gang members on the street through edicts smuggled out of prison on tiny scraps of paper known as "kites. The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
  • It is true, there were a few scraps of putrid fish in the boat, and Tom had found a fishing-line under the bottom-boards forward, so that, having a line and the wherewithal to bait it, they might possibly succeed in catching a _few_ fish. The Voyage of the Aurora
  • Nowadays, between scraps of undulating green parkland, there are stumps of surviving Victorian tenements.
  • These highlands have a story to tell, one illustrated by railroad ties, horseshoes, and rusty scraps of metal - as well as big-tooth aspen and red spruce saplings poking through the snow.
  • The first settlers from Europe, having braved the wild Atlantic for a strange and tavern-bare land, can't be faulted for slapping beer together from whatever scraps they could find. Gourd Lovin'
  • A nurse's aide gathered his belongings together, threw out a few unimportant scraps of paper, put the rest in a plastic bag.
  • From these and other scraps came the long-accepted story of the Anglo-Saxon takeover of Britain: of raids by Angles, Saxons, and Jutes from north Germany and Denmark, followed by piecemeal settlement and conquest.
  • They were done on scraps of paper, mainly pages torn from magazines, and they were accompanied by writing, either in the form of titles of the work or as more extended commentaries.
  • The children had been living on the streets, foraging for scraps and sleeping rough.
  • The birds also eat bugs and weeds, they happily devour food scraps such as wilted lettuce and carrot tops, and their manure can be composted into garden fertilizer. Lame Duck, Duck!
  • I experimented with reducing leftover dried clay scraps to the consistency of slip and strained the mixture to remove lumps.
  • I draw all the time, on scraps of paper, serviettes, anything that's around.
  • The other new rule tightens restrictions on ruminant feed, eliminating mammal blood, poultry litter and table scraps from the list of items that can legally be fed to cattle and other ruminants.
  • This handy wooden mallet was made from some left-over scraps of oak that I had salvaged from a pallet.
  • And I'm the same as most out-and-out goalscorers in not being as comfortable with one-on-ones as picking up on scraps.
  • In a remarkably short space of time the hyenas and pariah dogs had adopted the habit of scavengering around all the camps and snifting along the track, after the trains, for stray scraps. Khartoum Campaign, 1898 or the Re-Conquest of the Soudan
  • Now, just exactly where have all the scraps of paper with the new addresses got to?
  • Most unclean of all are those animals who are fed on refuse scraps, human or animal excrement, or who scavenge dead animals.
  • The parley, so far as Raoul was concerned, proved fruitless, and he went back into his own lines convinced that the men on the Big Rock could hold out for years, though he would have been swiftly unconvinced could he have observed Tehaa and the Raiateans, the moment his back was turned and he was out of sight, crawling over the rocks and sucking and crunching the scraps his dog had left uneaten. THE DEVILS OF FUATINO
  • Four successive days, furthermore, brought forth a quartet of riveting scraps.
  • The clown fish keeps the host's habitat clean and leaves scraps of food for the anemone.
  • In a language so expressive as the English, I hate the pedantry of tagging or prefacing what I write with Latin scraps; and ever was a censurer of the motto-mongers among our weekly and daily scribblers. Clarissa Harlowe
  • From shopping receipts to hankies, napkins to the tiniest scraps of paper became handy as they literally mobbed the Hyderabadi beauty for her signature.
  • The skim milk and household food scraps were fed to the pigs.
  • middlings" and a double handful of the meat scraps bought especially for the ducks. Rainbow Hill
  • Katy, who had "browsed" all through her childhood in a good old-fashioned library, had her memory stuffed with all manner of little scraps of information and literary allusions, which now came into use. What Katy Did Next
  • She has built these scraps of metal into a sculpture.
  • I nestled down close to him, relieved in mind and body, and I was just thinking that though scraps of slaty stone and brashy earth were not good things for stuffing a feather-bed, they were, all the same, very comfortable for a weary person to lie upon, when I felt a hand laid upon my shoulder, and opening my eyes found the sun shining brightly and Patience Wins War in the Works
  • Sure I loved him - too much. And he loved me, only not enough. I just want someone who thinks I'm number one in his life. I'm not willing to accept emotional scraps anymore. Amy Tan 
  • The use of glass scraps in vitrifiable compounds lowers the temperature required for fusion and consequently a lower quantity of fuel for the fusion is required.
  • But they were surprised how unskilful the dogfox appeared to be in finding the scraps.
  • From an ash-grey sky finely-wrought snowflakes descended, fluttering angularly in the calm air like the scraps of paper that Americans pour over their heroes – God was blessing the Revolution – and fighter planes flew overhead in formation, while others flew low over the highest towers of Russian history. Archive 2009-09-01
  • She got up and went to the box where she kept special scraps of paper or clippings.
  • Fights, scuffles, and scraps have a long history in playgrounds, schools, pubs, clubs, and workplaces.
  • They gathered up scraps of food which had touched his lips, an empty whiskey bottle, a cocoanut from which he had drunk, and even his spittle, and performed all kinds of deviltries over them. YAH! YAH! YAH!
  • Factory foremen had locked the exit doors to keep out union organizers and to keep workers from taking breaks and stealing scraps of fabric. Peter Dreier: The Fire Last Time
  • Always clowning around, teasing girls, and getting into scraps with others, he's heading for self-destruction.
  • I am supposed to collect acceptable organic scraps in a small beige jobbie that I am expected to find room for in my kitchen (maybe stack it on the other bin?), and then empty that from time to time into the larger green bin outside. Archive 2010-01-01
  • The present author reserves the term folklore for application to those unappropriated scraps of popular song, story, myth, and superstition that have drifted down the stream of antiquity and that reach us in the scrap-bag of popular memory, often bearing in their battered forms the evidence of long use. Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula
  • The preferred dish for festivals, guinea pigs, are often raised in the house and provide a productive use for kitchen scraps and discarded food.
  • Use denim or any scraps of fabric you have to create a lovely upcycled phone cosy.
  • The gunner had to stop the touchhole so that the rammer could not drive a jet of fresh air down the barrel and so ignite any scraps of remaining powder, and Hickson's old and blackened thumbstall betrayed how long he had been an artilleryman. Sharpe's Tiger
  • I keep my purse very small so it won't fill up so there's not much else besides wallet, phone, cardcase, pen sometimes, a rather dented Julian card and a lot of assorted other people's cards and scraps of paper with scribbles. Cat in the bag?
  • And as Binford had argued in his debate with the prehistorian Glynn Isaac, an archaeologist who assumed that early humans were great hunters might misinterpret a collection of gazelle bones as evidence of a glorious Great Hunt rather than recognizing them as the gnawed scraps left behind by hungry hyenas. The Goddess and the Bull
  • Davina was sorting out scraps of material.
  • He makes versions of famous images out of any material at home: cracked porcelain, burned wood scraps, chunks of old books.
  • When we think of quilts, we tend to think of women making them from scraps of material to keep their families warm in drafty houses. Kate Kelly: American Quilts as Art as Well as Documents of Politics and History
  • The scraps of American, Italian, and British clothing and flying gear we used were sloppy but practical.
  • She does not just fight, she scraps, battles and will not lie down.
  • His readers, on the other hand, certainly read books, but his scraps of praise ‘were so niggardly to the writers he scrutinised that he was held by some to be an equally ineffective medium’.
  • Supplies for the project included a 10’ x 36’ strip of muslin for each child, diluted fabric paints in a variety of colors, fiberfill, puffy paints, assorted buttons, felt, leather scraps and tacky glue.
  • Deeper in the dark glade, there are bones, countless bones, scraps of flesh and skin, cloth, and bodies.
  • My morning walk is usually a trip to the henhouse with a bucket of kitchen scraps which I fling, pausing for a few moments to admire the flock as they peck away.
  • In his shabby Cologne apartment in 1973, Brinkmann used rudimentary means to improvise on a few scraps of paper.
  • Used dryer sheets are perfect for this kind of stuffing or even tiny fabric scraps that are too small for other uses.
  • She has built these scraps of metal into a sculpture.
  • The rooster crowed, as if it wanted more scraps of food to eat.
  • Not even abandoned tents lay on the American's campgrounds, just scraps of rubbish and a few scant reminders that only hours previously a force of nine thousand men had bivouacked there.
  • Bedding is necessary for worms to burrow, bury food scraps, and also for moisture retention.
  • For the raccoons, he left food scraps in a hubcap dish leashed by chain to a tree so the animals wouldn't drag it under the cottage.
  • Suppose in addition to your blue bin for recyclables, you had a green one for kitchen scraps?
  • No problem, except for the destitute underfed children searching in dumps for dinner scraps. duh pookie
  • Sometimes those scraps from the alley became dangerous prototypes and I ended up with broken limbs, but I had teachers who encouraged me to unmake, remake, invent, and dream big dreams. Mickey McManus: Innovate: Education -- The Next Literacy
  • All year long I lug a small green compost bucket full of leftover scraps, carrot peels, tea leaves, and dead flowers out to the compost bin behind our shed.
  • I saw Ade toss scraps into the garden, into which immediately descended a volary of birds.
  • There were bakers selling their wares, and beggars scrambling around in the mud for scraps.
  • CARACAS: On a hilltop overlooking Caracas, dozens of shacks made of wood scraps and corrugated zinc have risen among tall weeds - a new slum tacked on to an old one as the poor face harder times in Venezuela. arabnews - frontpage
  • Scrapstore collects clean, re-usable, non-toxic waste from businesses and makes it available to the local community.
  • His father still works as a ragpicker, pushing his handcart around the city streets, collecting scraps of discarded cloth that he sells to a contractor.
  • The idea, Morris said, is to encourage all vendors to use green products - such as compostable cups, takeout containers and utensils - so that as much waste as possible could be turned into compost on site, along with any scraps and compostable trash created at the market. TNT Diner
  • Each figure is linked to the next by the thread of incident, person and incident passing on together until, as Lu Hsün, the famous modern Chinese writer, has said, «they are like scraps of brilliant silk and satin sewed together. » Pearl Buck - Nobel Lecture
  • Cold cornbread or hard-tack crumbled into a tin can and boiled with perhaps a few scraps of meat was "cush" and "cush" tasted good, hot off the coals, after a hard day's march or fighting. A History of Lumsden's Battery, C.S.A.
  • For most, the term potted meat conjures up images of mystery meat in a can, but traditionally potted meat was made at home from meat scraps, herbs, spices and maybe an acid or a spirit, such as vinegar or brandy. make it at home | Homesick Texan
  • Using smaller cutters, cut out centers from half of the cookies, reserving centers and rerolling along with scraps reroll only once. Miranda Levenstein: Happy (?) Valentine's Day Linzer Cookies
  • She takes me upstairs and opens a chest, out of which she takes scraps of shiny, silky fabric.
  • After making drumsticks from wooden branches, leather scraps, fiberfill stuffing and string, the students are ready to play.
  • I attributed the death of my charges solely to improper feeding, and have since been successful in rearing others by feeding them at first on bread and milk, biscuits and gravy, scraps of cooked vegetables, and when meat has been given, I have taken care to see that it has been _cooked_. The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.
  • The carronade was a pot of a gun, not a long, elegant and accurate cannon, but a squat cauldron to be charged with powder and metal scraps that flayed out like buckshot. Sharpe's Devil
  • Forward of the boilers there is little but scraps of metal, except for the anchor winch, chains and anchors.
  • A large contingent of coatamundis (raccoon-like animals) patrolled the rear arena of the tower hoping for kitchen scraps, and every evening the staff attracted a kinkajou with a banana placed at eye-level spot for our pleased viewing.
  • Long after she had outgrown the little rural school scraps of poetry returned to her to rewaken the enthusiasm of childhood and to teach her again to "hear the lark within the songless egg and find the fountain where they wailed, 'Mirage!' Patchwork A Story of 'The Plain People'
  • Use denim or any scraps of fabric you have to create a lovely upcycled phone cosy.
  • Like scraps of an old manuscript traces of ancient biochemical processes survive in today's living organisms.
  • Of burnt-out stars not even cinders were left, the last scraps of helium ash evanesced like table dust on a windy day. Flinx's Folly
  • Use any pastry scraps to decorate the pies and glaze with beaten egg if required. 6.
  • Bacteria and other organisms break down food scraps buried in a bin maintained at proper temperature and moisture levels.
  • Annie Evett has just spent a gruelling (for her) few days sorting out and chucking patchwork scraps and oddments of materials from garments she made more than 20 years ago. Scrap box inspiration for characters « Write Anything
  • Looking out on the front lawn, I saw some birds fluttering around some food scraps.
  • She has built these scraps of metal into a sculpture.
  • Well guys if you add the meat scraps used to make pet food to the scraps used in kitty litter (yes I've heard that from reliable sources). Dog vs. SUV: Which Has Larger Eco-Footprint? » E-Mail
  • Use any pastry scraps to decorate the pies and glaze with beaten egg if required. 6.
  • We selected the various skin-tone colors from our boxes and practiced blending, hatching and cross-hatching on scraps of colored construction paper to explore the possibilities of creating shadows and highlights.
  • Extending benefits, or more accurately, the distribution of scraps from the public largesse, does nothing to help get the economy going. Matthew Yglesias » Conservatives Don’t Care About the Deficit
  • Meal scraps were scraped into the gash bucket by each man after he finished his meal.
  • A similar ballad, now lost, but re-written by the contributor, from scraps of recitation by an old woman in Berwickshire, localises the story of the fire-drake (‘the laidly worm’) near Bamborough in Ballads of Mystery and Miracle and Fyttes of Mirth Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - Second Series
  • It involved lugging bins of scraps, changing kegs of radioactive dishwasher detergent and, worst of all, trying to clean a mountain of pans.
  • There was not the usual forgetfulness that comes with moving house; no chair forgotten, no scraps of paper overlooked, no pins or knick-knacks left abandoned behind a chest of drawers.
  • As long as there were scraps of potatoes, carrots, turnips and the like, the pig could be fattened and eventually sold for profit.
  • The people take their religion from their minister "by scraps and mammocks, as he dispenses it in his Sunday's dole"; and "the superstitious man by his good will is an atheist, but being scared from thence by the pangs and gripes of a boiling conscience, all in a pudder shuffles up to himself such a God and such a worship as is most agreeable to remedy his fear. Milton
  • Rats thrived in towns in the Middle Ages, where food scraps and other waste was usually dumped out of windows and onto the streets.
  • Never leave any food, even leftover scraps or candy bars, around your tent or campfire.
  • They were made from second-hand jute burlap and scraps of fabric pulled from ragbags and storage bins.
  • The director favoured unorthodox methods of working, such as scribbling new dialogue on scraps of paper and handing them to the actors just before a take. Films of Michael Caine #70: The Debtors
  • The camera enters a living room with scraps of wallpaper clinging to old plaster and dusty unvarnished floorboards.
  • I don't know if you have a copy of that book but it's one of the few scraps that fans can gnaw at until they put out full reprints. The Googlemeister Is In
  • You could see the homeless on the streets, in their tattered rags and scraps of what were once new, clean clothes; they were all begging.
  • Scraps and tatters of the past whirled in my head.
  • Michael, full grown, mature, was so merry-hearted an individual that he found all delight in interminable romps with Scraps. CHAPTER XI
  • They were inclined to lose the head, and there were often altercations and scraps going on as speeches were being delivered.
  • When we first see her in Minneapolis, a slattern in a junk-strewn apartment, she's living on scraps of loveless sex, drinking too much and picking up snatches of kids' conversations here and there, then dropping them into her chronicles of Kendall Strickland, the teenage heroine of a series called Waverly Prep that is, in fact, headed for the dustbin of subliterary history. Nervy 'Young Adult' Dazzles by the Book
  • Linda sits at the foot of the dinner table and we give her scraps.
  • They are surviving on scraps, trying to find anything they can scavenge from the dirt to eat or to sell.
  • If you do end up with odd scraps of cheese (and booze) the best way to use them up is to make the ridiculously indulgent French cheese spread called fromage fort which simply involves whizzing up stray ends of cheese in a food processor with a little white wine, a dash of brandy or grappa and a good grind of black pepper and voilà - a cheese paté you can use to spread on crostini (aka toast). The Guardian World News
  • They don't mind, since without those leftovers they would either starve or be rummaging in garbage dumps for stale food scraps.
  • I stuffed the bottle with scraps of paper and tinder-dry sticks of which there was a plentiful supply.
  • In my days scuffles and scraps were just that, a few drunken punches thrown and nothing else, but these days everyone seems to be carrying knives.
  • They are made out of felted wool scraps that are appliquéd with a blanket stitch to a wool background.
  • I cashed in ideas I already had for writing, threshing around among scraps of paper, notebooks, and lists of things to do that were piled on my desk.
  • Newspapers, overdue bills, grocery lists, and scraps paper filled the hollow space.
  • However, Dubuffet soon extended the meaning of the word ‘assemblage’ to cover small sculptures he made from such materials as sponge and scraps of wood.
  • Anna Seward, for example, found Smith's dramatisation of her own life in her writing deeply improper and unfeminine, lampooning Smith for what she perceived as the improper washing of her dirty laundry in public and characterised her sonnets as 'everlasting lamentables [and] hackneyed scraps of dismality'. [ Charlotte (Turner) Smith (1749-1806)
  • Table scraps and human food can lead to excess weight that is a detriment to your dog's overall health.
  • On Monday, rebels held positions at the western gates of the city, on the fringes of desert littered with bullet casings, scraps of metal and more than a dozen blackened or overturned vehicles, including tanks and pickups outfitted with anti-aircraft guns. Libyan rebels reject cease-fire proposal
  • The Koreans are controlling this game, winning the scraps in midfield and releasing the ball first time to feet.
  • Coming up beside her, he looked with interest at her own small paper factory: a dozen big, fired-clay basins, each filled with scraps of used paper, worn-out scraps of silk and cotton, flax fibers, the soft pith of cattail reeds, and anything else she could get her hands on that might be useful, torn to shreds or ground small in a quern. A Breath of Snow and Ashes
  • So strong was the play-instinct in him, as well as was his constitution strong, that he continually outplayed Scraps to abject weariness, so that he could only lie on the deck and pant and laugh through air-draughty lips and dab futilely in the air with weak forepaws at Michael's continued ferocious-acted onslaughts. CHAPTER XI
  • Instead of premium feed, goats are given food industry scraps, low-quality hay, or an overload of cheap grains.
  • With much flourishing of fork and spatula our table chef deftly threw his cooking utensils in the air, deftly sliced the tails off shrimps and tossed shrimp scraps into his toque (the chef's hat).
  • Test on fabric scraps for the best tension and stitch length.
  • You also can train them to return to the coop during the day by putting grain or their favorite food scraps in the coop.
  • Over the course of the conference, numerous participants came up to the table and carefully stapled their scraps of paper to it.
  • If someone began putting together all the scraps of information about you that are scattered round the net in this form, they'd quickly build a pretty detailed picture of your life.
  • Carefully feeling his way through the scraps, he came upon what he’d been looking for: the stritch (a neologism created by Kirk for the relatively rare Buescher alto sax) and the manzello (another term invented by Kirk), a saxello (B-flat soprano sax) which he then modified by enlarging the bell and changing the mouthpiece so he could fit all three in his mouth. Rahsaan as Orpheus
  • I am astounded that we are not able to put compostable waste such as food scraps etc in the green bin.
  • A few ago, cade vizier an pavise from an collaborative misanthropy scraps who was soft disquietingly kashmiri a groundbreaking skink surveying ruff our exploited, faithfully burbly untoothed zairean. Rational Review
  • We have designed the extension to capture the last scraps of sun as it declines behind the hill in the early evening.
  • On the side panels, curving architectural moldings loom above business-suited men clutching Martinis and scraps of paper.
  • It's not mystery meat cooked up out of scraps of pitch letters and press releases, and pressed into molds of zippy journalese.
  • A large pile of construction materials, scraps, workbenches, tables and garbage accumulate around the displays as they are being built.
  • Handwritten on scraps of paper, crumpled and often stained, they may be hard to decipher at times.
  • All of the Security Council resolutions and condemnations would still be issued and still be ignored, scraps of paper amounting to nothing.
  •   Isabel set two chairs at a three legged table propped up with a scrap of downspout, reupholstering the seats with scraps of 1 x 12. Prom Date
  • For the raccoons, he left food scraps in a hubcap dish leashed by chain to a tree so the animals wouldn't drag it under the cottage.
  • I was told too that he visited butcher's shops and made off with scraps of bone or gristle.
  • Her purse bulged with keys, cigarettes, scraps of paper, and old receipts.
  • Looking for a creative way to make a meal out of leftover scraps of ham, turkey or pork roast?
  • A crimson rosella was quite happy to take our scraps of bread in one foot and eat it out of that foot, while standing on the other.
  • They ate ravenously, reducing the meals to a few scraps.
  • Yes | No | Report from cooner wrote 33 weeks 6 days ago get your self a 330 conibear and a five gallon bucket toss in some scraps from the dinner table. put the scraps in the pail laying on its side set the 330 in front of it camouflage it with hay or grass. bam dead coon. very easy cubby set that works like a charm. I have a problem with a racoon in my barn, so I set up a live trap but the coon is to big for the trap so when it is set off th
  • Place two cups of grated soap scraps in a saucepan, cover with cold water and allow to stand for 24 hours.
  • The leaves of the silverweed are brown and curled like ageing scraps of paper. Country diary: South Uist
  • I stand and jot down my notes on tall scraps of beechwood paper that are long and short. Ioh
  • At one point, during a picnic in the garden, we had a fox come over and beg for scraps.
  • Downstairs were the looms and the spinning wheels, the floor covered in scraps of cloth and piles of wool.
  • Women or tailors give Baye Falls scraps of fabric to sew together into colorful patchwork clothing.
  • Pressure-treated lumber is not classified as a hazardous waste material, so the scraps can be disposed of at any landfill.
  • The other recorded UMRV occurrences of flint clay are isolated fragments from carved figures or mostly unworked scraps.
  • They are not afraid to bowl their quota of bouncers, with two men back for the hook shot and a couple of close fielders ready to enjoy the scraps of a defensive or pensive straighter bat.
  • What I owned in the way of a wardrobe could have fitted into the sort of suitcase now referred to in luggage ads as a "weekender," a few scraps that would cover me but wouldn't serve in extremes of weather-and, of course, the blue tweed suit that I wore to work in the Los Angeles dress store day after day. Borrowed Finery, A Memoir
  • The lion can live with the wild dogs to hunt together because the lion is not afraid of being attacked by the wild dogs and he can afford to let them trail him and pick up some scraps to eat.
  • I learned that Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author, was obsessed with the number 64 and wrote it on scraps of paper wherever he went.
  • The Canadian became world champion in 1997 by defeating Michael Schumacher in one of the most acrimonious title scraps ever. Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
  • Avoid inhaling sawdust of pressure-treated wood, and do not burn any scraps; dispose of both in the trash.
  • Rusty iron scraps, pipes and unusually shaped stones were scattered around the inhospitable and largely uninhabited area, it said.
  • The children were cutting out squares from the scraps of material.
  • The time has now surely come when, if our civilization is to make any fight at all against the new "red ruin and breaking up of laws," we must cease to belaud our slack-minded, latter-day "literature of rebellion" for its cleverness in making scraps of paper out of the plain laws of right and wrong. The New Morning Poems
  • I could tell you, now, every item of its varied contents, -- the perfumed sachet, the ugly little pincushion which she had had since dollhood, the little scraps from her favourite poets, which she had copied out and kept in this sacred repository, never revealing them save to sympathising eyes. She and I, Volume 1
  • Scraps of his daily life lay scattered all over chairs and chests of drawers; his black portmanteau yawned wide-open like a coffin; his white linen was carefully laid on the top of his black suit, which showed slight traces of wear and tear at the knees and elbows. Married
  • To them, and to anyone else considering going to the baths, I offer the following scraps of advice and tidbits of wisdom, which years of experience entitle me to bestow.
  • He saw deep tire tracks in the sand, with wood chips and a few scraps of driftwood littering the beach.
  • The easiest way to use soap scraps is to pop them into a towelling bag and use it as a pre-soaped wash bag.
  • A useful aid to hygiene is keeping a few predacious fish, such as barbel (Clarias spp.), in each pool to clean up scraps of uneaten food. Chapter 7
  • But the bevy of young girls, whom M. de Charlus in his horror of every kind of effeminacy would have been so distressed to learn that he gave the impression of sheltering thus within his voice, did not confine themselves to the interpretation, the modulation of scraps of sentiment. Within a Budding Grove
  • They end up schlepping for scraps at the beck and call of those who have taken over their little paradise.
  • The process of transforming scraps of wood and hunks of metal into fine art is the essence of Martin's work.
  • Examples from the artist's "Torn Map" series at first look like scraps of paper violently ripped from a whole.
  • I experimented with reducing leftover dried clay scraps to the consistency of slip and strained the mixture to remove lumps.
  • She spent a sleepless night passing along the police line searching out scraps of news.
  • The remaining service economy, ie., the scraps, has been sold out to a tsunami of illegal immigrants and an overissuing of work visas for the more skilled professions. The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
  • After their adventure, the piglets will be relaxing at Divernagh and feasting on pig meal and scraps until they are re-housed.
  • It resembles something sewn together out of scraps of gossamer: it's delicate and ethereal.

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