How To Use Shirtsleeve In A Sentence

  • Thus, a miller in apron and shirtsleeves would not be confused with a magistrate in frock coat, knee breeches, and silk stockings.
  • December in Antibes is often warm -- shirtsleeve weather, but cool enough for a jacket in the evening. THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK
  • ‘I'm sorry, I'm such a disgrace,’ Sam sobbed into her brother and her hands clung to his shirtsleeves.
  • It's one thing for a politician, in the thick of a campaign, to rally the faithful in all his shirtsleeved, open-necked, down-home glory. Curtains for the Necktie?
  • He's visibly agitated, gesturing with passion, darting looks out the window, and adjusting his monogrammed shirtsleeves as he searches for his words.
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  • Doran shed his cardigan and sat at his dusty patio table in shirtsleeves, his fair arms freckling in the first real sun of the new year. Two Poets
  • A man, slightly dishevelled, bullishly confident in shirtsleeves, running things. Times, Sunday Times
  • Flapping his hands out of the capacious shirtsleeves, he brought them to his mouth, paused another instant, and then piped out: ‘Release!’
  • Thus, a miller in apron and shirtsleeves would not be confused with a magistrate in frock coat, knee breeches, and silk stockings.
  • The initial format was criticised as being less authoritative than other output on the channel, this being blamed on the radical colour and design of the set and the shirtsleeved male presenters.
  • in your shirtsleeves
  • I started to allow myself a tieless, shirtsleeve drill in August.
  • in hot weather they dined in their shirtsleeves
  • With a shirtsleeved Klinsmann gesticulating and shouting encouragement from the technical area, Germany regained the lead in the 17th minute.
  • “Pennant fever,” I said, looking at the noisy, midsummer lazy, shirtsleeved crowd. Death on a Vineyard Beach
  • Women wore bright sleeveless summer dresses, and the men had their suit jackets slung over their shoulders and their shirtsleeves rolled up. AFTERMATH
  • He looked exhausted and frantic, his shirtsleeves rolled up to his elbows and little beads of sweat on his forehead.
  • From the Mars biolab forward to Control Deck A constituted the so-called "shirtsleeve" area of the ship. The Far Call
  • If long-sleeved shirts are worn, the sleeves of the jacket should cover the shirtsleeves.
  • He grabbed hold of my shirtsleeve and pulled me sideways. Field & Stream's Best Hunting Story Contest: Week Two
  • Why did they not ride out the door like a hitchhiking butterfly on the shirtsleeve of a visitor like me? Amaryllis in Blueberry
  • All the photographs show him in an apron and shirtsleeves, surrounded by his paintings, with the television (a black-and-white set) and the radio both on at the same time.
  • Both were in shirtsleeves, the room stuffy even with the french windows half-open on to the lawn. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • In the hot noonday sun, students sat on the grass, and faculty in shirtsleeves conducted class.
  • Buck Mulligan stood on a stone , in shirtsleeves, his unclipped tie rippling over his shoulder.
  • Supper consisted of chicory served with the water it had been boiled in, to which was added some oil; there was also bread and wine, then chicken and afterwards poached eggs which they call eggs in their shirtsleeves. Diversions in Sicily
  • He caught his shirtsleeve on something, but pulled it free, ripping the cloth.
  • David Kruiper signed the deal alongside the shirtsleeved Mbeki and ANC Daily News Briefing
  • His office is one of the few in the complex that does not have air-conditioning, and he prefers shirtsleeved dress shirts and rumpled slacks to tailored suits.
  • He just needed a toothpick in his mouth and a pack of smokes rolled up his shirtsleeve. Kings of Colorado
  • December in Antibes is often warm -- shirtsleeve weather, but cool enough for a jacket in the evening. THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK
  • Tak wiped it away with the shirtsleeve he'd been wiping his nose on all evening, which only compounded the filth. Tak Tuckerby
  • A lot of things are a lot smoother and less of a drag now than they were four and a half months ago—finding the food on the left side of my plate, threading my left arm into my left shirtsleeve, typing, reading. Left Neglected
  • The edge of his gauntlets show beneath the edge of his shirtsleeves, flashing as he walks in time with the bracers that cling to his shins and over his feet.
  • The editor, who is 52, spotlessly shirtsleeved, brisk in his diction, with hair like a cerebral Tory minister, was heard to growl. Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...
  • Jamie rolled up his shirtsleeves to his elbows and gave a small sigh, rubbing his head again.
  • Ben took off his coat so that he could sit at table in white shirtsleeves, waistcoat and silk string tie.
  • For prices ranging from five dollars to 50, young women lift skin-tight tops and men roll up their shirtsleeves to get their bodies inked with temporary tattoos, which last several weeks.
  • Yes, I admit I'll enjoy some unfaked shirtsleeve outdoors, a sea, a salt wind. The Boat of a Million Years
  • Say hello to shirtsleeved, smiling Tony Blair, the leader of the ascendant Labour Party. London Swings! Again!
  • Bobby is greeted by a sea of pink faces, half-drunk men in their shirtsleeves, downing chota pegs at a great rate.
  • Her hands are all red now, and her shirtsleeves too.
  • I have no watch, he remarks, pulling back his shirtsleeve and displaying his furry wrist for Connie. A Bear Hunt in Riga
  • Neither can the shirtsleeve protrude just the right length beyond the coat sleeve or be wide enough for the kinds of cufflinks you favour.
  • Become part of the team, roll up the shirtsleeves, and be prepared to get dirt on your hands.
  • At the bottom end of it, between two of its pillars, was slung a hammock containing a shirtsleeved figure.
  • Obviously not a fake turtleneck (aka a dickey) as it can be seen poking out a shirtsleeve, The Full Feed from
  • These men with weather beaten faces and broad shoulders went about their business quietly, their shirtsleeves rolled up over their muscular forearms.
  • Three chevrons on the shirtsleeves marked him as being a sergeant.
  • He rolled on one shoulder and saw the waxen face of the shirtsleeved man, neck folded unnaturally to the side, tongue blue. The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters
  • His blue shirtsleeves were rolled up to his elbows and his bandanna was jaunty about his neck.
  • Hagrid was sitting in his shirtsleeves at his scrubbed wooden table; his boarhound, Fang, had his head in Hagrid's lap. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • He removed his cuff links and placed them on the table next to the decanter and folded back the cuffs of his shirtsleeves before picking up his whisky glass once more.
  • These options have been to either send in shirtsleeve forces who must displace and fight from sandbagged 5-ton cargo trucks or send in forces equipped with 68-ton Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles.
  • Jude entered the room, rolling his shirtsleeves up to his elbows as he always did, ‘What's that, you say?’
  • Wenger has gambled all on being right, on refusing, for example, to spend jarring sums of money on an essentially unexciting, non-shirtsleeved, unspiky-haired goalkeeper with a tedious expertise in catching footballs. Is there method in Arsène Wenger's mad, mad world?
  • Still, there is nothing like old fashioned grassroots support, the kind that makes you roll-up-your shirtsleeves and get your hands dirty.
  • Maurizio is unlike any doctor I've seen for a long while, nothing like my GP, in her jeans, or the hard-pressed shirtsleeved junior registrars in our local children's casualty department.
  • The shirtsleeved man launched himself at Svenson, knocking him flat. The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters
  • He pockets his cuff links, then briskly, with a snapping sound, rolls his shirtsleeves to his elbows.
  • Stemple had been going to say something else, but he smiled, though the cold wind bit into his shirtsleeved arms. Ishmael

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