untying

[ UK /ʌntˈa‍ɪɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. loosening the ties that fasten something
    the tying of bow ties is an art; the untying is easy
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How To Use untying In A Sentence

  • She refastens the bonnet-strings she has been slowly untying, and goes down and out into the wet street. John Ingerfield and Other Stories
  • Without them, we'd have a hard time scratching an itch or untying a knot.
  • I guess they didn’t want to run through the hassle of untying him in claymation. #30 Comic of the Day « 1979 Semi-Finalist…
  • Nelson has something with shoelaces; he enjoys untying everybody's shoelaces to annoy them.
  • As Narco News has documented for nine years, while the U.S. suffered under a tinhorn tyrant named Bush, the people of this hemisphere have been untying the colonial knot just fine even as Washington opposed them. Al Giordano: Too Cute by Half on Honduras, Mr. President
  • I peeled off my gloves and binned them, and started untying my plastic pinny. NIGHT SISTERS
  • Securing the horse up outside the nearest saloon, he strolled slowly and quietly down the streets until he reached his destination, untying the bandanna and retying it around his neck.
  • Crewmen scampered about, untying the gaskets on the yawl-rigged barge's tan sails, and halyards started creaking aboard other boats while mooring lines splashed over the side to be hauled up by longshoremen.
  • I told him what had happened and about tonight's performance as he was untying me and massaging my legs so I could stand. TO HIS JUST DESSERTS
  • Upon untying the rope, the volunteer finds that his celebrity date is no longer in the stack of cards.
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