How To Use Wedged In A Sentence

  • It seemed that every bar, no matter how tiny, had wedged a trio of musicians into a corner - one singing, one playing guitar and another scratching out a raspy beat on the guiro, a hollow gourd played with a stick.
  • As she entered, I was standing in front of the oversized mirror wedged in between a dozen or so teenaged girls all scrambling to restore their fallen bouffants.
  • She grasped the hilt of her sword and thrust it at the stones, wedged it between the planks on the door.
  • In the center of campus, wedged between the six outer buildings, was the Mason Courtyard, a large stone courtyard, filled with groves of magnolias and palmettos.
  • Occasionally rorqual skulls have been discovered in which the long lower jaws have been stuck wedged inside various of the skull openings and with their tips protruding like tusks. From cigar to elongated, bloated tadpole: rorquals part II
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  • I wedged myself more tightly in front of the TV. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook
  • It failed to impress anyone and is now wedged behind a can of motor oil in the garage. Smithsonian Mag
  • ‘They saw us,’ he panted as he quickly toppled a suit of armor and wedged it up against the bottom of the door.
  • A narrow inclined rift leads out to the head of the pitch, and a large wedged block provides an initial belay for a traverse at roof level to the first section of the pitch.
  • The pair almost become wedged in revolving doors. The Sun
  • Officers in gay uniforms were scattered among the dark anchorites, who occupied one end of the table, while the _bourgeoisie_, with here and there a blue-caftaned peasant wedged among them, filled the other end. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 79, May, 1864
  • Six policemen were wedged against the gates by the crush of people when the notice was posted on the prison gates.
  • I desperately tried to paddle away but the canoe move and I was wedged in.
  • We wedged the sides in the casements and, while Graham was outside applying more nails and battens to make it weather-tight, I fetched old towels to mop up the water on the window seat and on the floor beneath.
  • Brazilian navy divers who hauled it to the surface found metal drawers containing ready meals for passengers still securely wedged inside. The Sun
  • His bag wedged in the crack of the door.
  • Worryingly one image appears to show a cell door wedged shut from the inside using a broom. The Sun
  • Once it was called Talbot House though the resounding name belies the small bright dwelling wedged into the row which supports it. WHISTLER IN THE DARK
  • He was wedged in the hole with hardly any room. Times, Sunday Times
  • Each one has committed a howler, from getting stuck in railings to being wedged in mid-air between two fences. The Sun
  • A resident of Brewery Gulch, the infamous canyon furrowing north from downtown, decided to spray a beehive wedged in an old brick warehouse.
  • Yet, wedged into a cavernous socket scooped out of the mountain like ice cream and scoured smooth by wind and rain, the setting is spectacular.
  • A pen was wedged between the soldier's jaws; the café owner called for a taxi with his cellular phone.
  • When the coffee smelled done, he turned off the camp stove, poured a tin cupful, and wedged the pot in the coals. ABSOLUTE ZERO
  • I wedged myself more tightly in front of the TV. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook
  • Worryingly one image appears to show a cell door wedged shut from the inside using a broom. The Sun
  • The sea sighs at the feet of the cliffs where fulmars and kittiwakes are sitting hopefully on nests precariously wedged into the narrowest of crevices. Times, Sunday Times
  • She said she wedged her cot in the open doorway to get it out of a draught. The Sun
  • The car, right, became wedged between the bus stop and metal railings after it landed on the pavement. Times, Sunday Times
  • I was so tightly wedged between two other passengers, I couldn't get off the bus.
  • I wedged myself more tightly in front of the TV. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook
  • And if so, were they worn with jewelled wedged sandals? Times, Sunday Times
  • The Valley was wedged in-between the two countries, being obscured in mystery and darkness and confusion.
  • At the cancellated ends of the long bones, particularly the upper end of the femur and humerus, and the lower end of the radius, it is not uncommon for one fragment to be _impacted_ or wedged into the substance of the other (Fig. 28). Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
  • The rest of them was submerged under the bedclothes, their limbs wedged against his. THE IMAGE OF LAURA
  • On one of those many delightful shelves is pads of paper, wedged in there with a paint-jar, paintbrushes, boxes of pencils, pens, crayons, etcetera.
  • A poke here, a jab there and suddenly the bizarre piece of plastic that had wedged the ballcock in the upright position causing the cistern to not refill fell away and it filled up.
  • Accessories include wedged shoes in crocodile, aged leather belts cinched around jackets and blazers recalling Dr. Zhivago.
  • Significantly for Madrid, Andorra, which is wedged between France and Spain, was among offshore centers to get removed in 2009 from the O.E.C.D.'s list of "uncooperative tax havens. NYT > Home Page
  • He tried to move his left leg, to free it from the snow, but it was too tightly wedged, and beginning to go numb with cold.
  • She wedged a chair firmly under the door handle.
  • Infants and small children can become wedged in gaps and asphyxiate.
  • How do you respond to this large silent majority of religious people who are being wedged out of the conversation?
  • Wedged by Northern Ireland into the extreme northwest of the island, its back to the sea, Donegal is linked to the republic by a slender isthmus.
  • The streets are wedged solid with near-constant traffic gridlock.
  • The music center, which is positioned above the shopping like a keystone connecting the two sides of the building, is wedged in unceremoniously, and visually lost, straitjacketed by the larger building.
  • It is often said that eucalyptus makes koalas "stoned" - probably because they sleep for up to 18 hours a day, wedged between branches of eucalyptus trees - but this isn't true: Their high-fiber, low-nutrition diet means they have to sleep to conserve energy. Taipei Times
  • It narrows to such a degree that there is a risk of becoming wedged by the surge.
  • The problem is, the car door is often buckled and wedged shut by the crash.
  • At lower left, one putto sits wedged between a sheaf of wheat that rests upon a pile of game, and grape vines surmounted by a cluster of hanging fowl. Alexis Soyer and the Rise of the Celebrity Chef
  • The posts and the keel would then be joined with iron roves to start the hull, with the three main sections being wedged securely upright with wooden props.
  • What if you decide not to bid but then kick yourself when you're wedged between two people with chronic flatulence in economy? Times, Sunday Times
  • She wedged a chair firmly under the door handle.
  • Fire officers also raised concerns that the stairs enclosure could be compromised due to doors being wedged open.
  • He wedged himself through the narrow crack.
  • Towns were levelled by tidal waves which left bodies wedged in trees as the waters receded, Indonesian officials and witnesses said.
  • Native runner arrives from capital with letter wedged in cleft of stick. Archive 2008-01-20
  • After walking a few blocks, the merchandise began to look similar, nothing grabbed my attention, until I came upon a Redneck-Zen bonsai booth wedged between a home-made apple-butter stand where a woman in old-fashioned attire churned butter and a photography exhibit of local waterfalls. Truth at a Bonsai Booth
  • This kind of teen, the one that wedged itself into the space between childhood and adulthood and became a monster, is a creature of the last half-century.
  • The doors will be wedged open to allow in freezing winter air.
  • In the center of campus, wedged between the six outer buildings, was the Mason Courtyard, a large stone courtyard, filled with groves of magnolias and palmettos.
  • She wedged herself into the passenger seat.
  • The friary was an old brick building wedged between boarded tenements. Underworld
  • The streets are wedged solid with near-constant traffic gridlock.
  • She smiled back and went to the sink, where she wedged a rubber cap past the pile of dishes and stuffed it onto the drain.
  • He wedged the knife upright in the cutlery drawer while jamming it shut with one knee.
  • The phone was wedged under his chin.
  • He was wedged in the hole with hardly any room. Times, Sunday Times
  • Unfortunately the tow truck would only take us as far as the next town, 17km away, because the nice man from the NRMA was unable to diagnose the problem given the huge number of IKEA flat packs that were wedged above the spot in the van where the engine lurks. Warning: ten-mile long post ahead
  • Seems you have to have some sort of haircare product wedged up your ass before this one makes any sense … Think Progress » Kerry: ‘The only thing Republicans say yes to are Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, tea partiers, and Fox News.’
  • If they weren't neon, they were wedged. Times, Sunday Times
  • There was the bee sting, the bitten tongue (my do they bleed), the little stick wedged in her mouth, carsick (throwing up on me at a stop light so I hit the car in front.) enflure - French Word-A-Day
  • In the seconds leading up to the jump, I though that I was going to make it, but as my snowboard quickly got wedged into the snow halfway down the gulley my thoughts changed.
  • One larger sized doctor finally wedged himself between them and pushed them apart.
  • Her cacuminal speech prods the back of my neck, my face turned to a corner, wedged, stiff, stuck fast, lodged within the confines of her retroflexed monologue - this verse is addressed to both myself and the boy (who keeps slapping blackboard grime like muddy shoes).
  • His massive family wedged into a small car for vacation.
  • Usually it is taught that because of the myosis the base of the iris wedged in the angle of the anterior chamber is loosened and withdrawn, precisely as a fold in a coat is straightened by a tug on the fabric beneath it. Glaucoma A Symposium Presented at a Meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, November 17, 1913
  • She walked in the store - the door was wedged open - and proceeded to look around.
  • Then, steamships plowed the Atlantic filled with both wealthy patrons inhabiting lavish suites and thousands of European immigrants who, wedged into tight quarters below, really paid the costs of the trip.
  • Stumble into a moulin, and even a person who survives the fall could become a human cork, wedged into a constriction. Into the Heart of the Ice
  • For that principle being wedged into human nature which the Greeks call fc-oXirixoVj the principle of correspondence apd uniting our interests, every sort of virtue, must have a communication with those of agreement, unity and benevolence in societies, as justice reci - procally influences, enforces and seeks to every other virtue. Cicero's Five Books De Finibus: Or, Concerning the Last Object of Desire and Aversion
  • She wedged a chair firmly under the door handle.
  • This is an embedded documentary, by Emily James, who has placed herself within the ranks of climate change protest groups, following them as they show up at coal-fired power stations and gleaming corporate bank headquarters, supergluing themselves to each other, and to the entrances, and using bike locks to link themselves to stepladders wedged in the revolving doors, and waiting for ITN News to show up. Just Do It – review
  • The guerrilla army has been fighting since 1975 for independence for Cabinda, which is wedged between Zaire and Congo and is rich in petroleum and other natural resources. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • Lynch scribbles on a digital notepad attached to a laptop wedged between them.
  • The only sign of civilisation was an ancient taverna wedged on the rocks, and so we moored the boat and headed in for lunch.
  • Top right: a grain of willow pollen wedged between flower petals. Times, Sunday Times
  • She began the third game by tinning another of the backhand drop shots that her heretofore served her so well, and just like that Kitchen seized that small opening and wedged it much wider by racing off with five quick points.
  • Fernando, our earnest poler, unwedged his lovely boat from the hundreds moored at the dock, flipped back the arco with her name on it to avoid a low-slung bridge, and bumper-carred his way out of the narrow channel into the wide and sunny main canal. Xochimilco - Up A Lazy River In Mexico City
  • And as evening sets in, those same brainiacs, wedged three to six per office, huddle in quiet conference or patter away at their computers in unblinking concentration.
  • And, there, wedged in alongside a car that clearly had not seen the light of day for many a year, was a bicycle, which, by the look of it, had also spent quite some time in the dark, dankness of the garage.
  • Between the treadmill handles and the running board, resting upon blocks of wood, we wedged my walking frame to give me something high to lean on. Times, Sunday Times
  • But she got wedged in and battled for an hour to try and wriggle free. The Sun
  • My only request to drystone wallers is, when rebuilding, please leave a little more gap in the squeezer stiles, the sheep can't be so thin hereabouts, and walkers less sylph-like than my navigator might get their thighs wedged.
  • By the time we've sat down - dark wooden tables lit unfussily by candles wedged in wine bottles; chairs and pews endearingly non-matching - we already feel at home.
  • Sam is further wedged between the addictive scheming of Felix's bride-to-be Marjorie, and the vengeful counterplotting of his long-jilted mother Gloria.
  • Early in my Peace Corps stint I was wedged between two big men in the middle seat of a “taxi brouse” Peugout 404 station wagon on a very hot day barreling along a sandy stretch of Highway 1 in northern Senegal near the Sahara. What’s the Weirdest Experience of Your Life?
  • These are unlined, so objects placed inside will provide an undesired soundtrack of rattles unless they're wedged in place. Times, Sunday Times
  • Harry noticed the man had a Barretta 9mm wedged in the waistband of his double-knit pants. The Black Ice
  • Her eyes were hot on Meryl, who relocked the door and wedged the vanity chair under the doorknob. Radium
  • The word practically wedged in her throat, and she flushed. Hearts
  • The dilapidated restaurant was wedged in between two larger buildings, and the entrance was in the narrow alley on the left.
  • ‘I could not see my mother at first but she had wedged herself under the table so she was all right,’ she said.
  • She looked at the tiny chimneylike space she was wedged in. The Wizard Of Karres
  • I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood.
  • Worryingly one image appears to show a cell door wedged shut from the inside using a broom. The Sun
  • She wedged a chair firmly under the door handle.
  • The great difficulty to be contended against in the harbour is the shallowness of the water, except in certain places, and in these the ships are wedged together, with scarcely room to swing, and with the rush of the tide out from the Sound, or in from the ocean, assisted by incessant gales of wind, there is hardly a minute of the day that some vessel does not come to grief. The Civil War in America
  • The pair almost become wedged in revolving doors. The Sun
  • A boulder, wedged with two others, but on a downslope toward the cutting and the road. T2®: THE FUTURE WAR
  • Marie assumed the door was wedged shut somehow and went for a take-out instead.
  • By the time the doorbell goes I've wedged it into a large tub. Times, Sunday Times
  • He had also wedged three home-made stun grenades, made from TNT, aluminium powder and tape, in his belt.
  • The same damnatory clause is also wedged in at the close of the first and at the beginning of the second part.
  • With a roar, the creature wedged its nails in the slit of the chest with both forefeet and tried to rip it open. Arcana Magi Rush
  • My left foot became wedged within the glass itself and it felt as if a tight fitting shackle were restraining me.
  • Simon had wedged the handle under his thigh to stop the knife from sliding off into space.
  • A blizzard of verses and choruses came wedged together in bundles so slick and fast that it was like watching a non-stop cabaret medley. Times, Sunday Times
  • I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood.
  • The spindles are tenoned completely, then wedged into place.
  • Worryingly one image appears to show a cell door wedged shut from the inside using a broom. The Sun
  • Homeowners in established neighborhoods rarely are happy to see a high-density project wedged into their green space.
  • They used hydraulic lifting gear to free the car which was wedged under the driver's cabin of the bus and it was two hours before the woman's body could be freed from the wreckage.
  • Uninvited, I sat myself at Thome's side and wedged the shoulder-bag between my feet. The mission song
  • Once it was called Talbot House though the resounding name belies the small bright dwelling wedged into the row which supports it. WHISTLER IN THE DARK
  • Down thataway two men next to the van were firing their pieces up the front steps at two others who were wedged in the entranceway of the house and blasting back at them.
  • Worryingly one image appears to show a cell door wedged shut from the inside using a broom. The Sun
  • It narrows to such a degree that there is a risk of becoming wedged by the surge.
  • When she opened her mouth to speak, I spotted a green globule wedged in her braces. Lifted
  • I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood.
  • Will this lead the Paris-based leadership of the "Republic of Cabinda" who seek to create an independent state in the Angolan exclave of Cabinda once known as the Portuguese Congo wedged in between Congo-Brazzaville and Congo-Kinshasa? Derek Flood: Territorial Triumph and Geopolitical Pitfalls in South Sudan
  • A man was working in the woods collecting firewood when he came upon a snake wedged in the crevice of a tree.
  • It was the object wedged behind an infolded flap of cardboard rimming the inside of the box. Spider Bones
  • Another interesting joinery detail is the use of angled supports through mortised and wedged into the end joists as nailers for the interior cornice.
  • Rick even wedged himself halfway through the door before one of the guards kicked him back inside.
  • Someone had wedged the door open with a brick.
  • The wall was smoothish; there was no climbing up, and as for climbing down -- Robert hid his face in his hands, and squirmed back and back from the giddy verge, until the back part of him was wedged quite tight in the narrowest part of the window slit. The Phoenix and the Carpet
  • This aspirin bottle was wedged against a rudder cable in the nose of the aircraft, behind the pilot's rudder pedals.
  • He wedged himself through the narrow window.
  • At one point, they neared a horse and wagon that had a wheel wedged deep into the earth.
  • But she got wedged in and battled for an hour to try and wriggle free. The Sun
  • He stood up and flushed the toilet, and using the noise of the water flooding the bowl to cover any sound he was making, Ian wedged the book in the space between the toilet tank and the wall.
  • With much heaving and sweating, and a few choice cuss words, he got it wedged up under the axle, and, with the rope from his saddle, he lashed it securely in place.
  • He wedged himself through the narrow crack.
  • Smaller dogs, cats and other creatures should be placed in a pet carrier that is secured by a conventional seatbelt or firmly wedged in the car footwell.
  • She wedged herself as far as she could into the cavity.
  • He wedged the notebook under his thigh and reached back into the saddlebag again. BEAUTIFUL DREAMER
  • He was wedged in the hole with hardly any room. Times, Sunday Times
  • Felicia wedged herself between the closing door and its frame, easing her way into the house.
  • A lit firework was wedged in the letter box in the front door and blasted part of the door through the living room.
  • Top right: a grain of willow pollen wedged between flower petals. Times, Sunday Times
  • Once more put the shaver away in its designated place, wedged between a tall bottle of cologne and a can of shaving cream.
  • She thwacked a lonesome pebble into the until now deathly still waters of the picturesque campus lake with a black platform trainer which could have had a brick wedged between sole and tread but at least made her an inch taller.
  • Finally, she wedged herself into a little niche, barely big enough for her, and began to think again.
  • The 'Silesian' method includes a "soldier sprag" brace wedged between the props underneath the roof bar to reinforce the props against lateral compressive forces. 5.1 Rigid support in drifts and stopes
  • It failed to impress anyone and is now wedged behind a can of motor oil in the garage. Smithsonian Mag
  • I had wedged a block of wood under the footplate so I could hold a steady course, but it kept shifting under the pressure of my foot. Rowing the ATLANTIC
  • He wedged himself through the narrow window.
  • Tucked away in the far north-east, wedged between the borders of Bhutan, Burma and Tibet, Arunachal Pradesh is India's newest and least-known state.
  • Groves wedged a muslin snake bag behind his belt.
  • Think about the stone blocks being wedged into place, the roof beams cut from giant rimu and the wallpaper remade by an English company in 1962 to reflect the original designs when William and Emily moved in.
  • The tiny pebble of a chockstone is completely hidden by the sling looped over it so that it appears you are abseiling on a piece of tape wedged into a vertical crack…
  • I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood.
  • Two other vehicles, including a white car, were wedged beneath the trailer and one buckled vehicle, impossible to identify, was left lying across the road, blocking two lanes of the southbound carriageway.
  • The young filly needed to be freed from the tree after curiosity got the better of it and it wedged its head between separate sections of the trunk.
  • If we mix a fresh batch of clay from dry materials, whether it is pugged or wedged right afterwards it is still short.
  • She had discovered a few bottles hidden in a dusty rack wedged between two kitchen units and she'd wasted no time in uncorking a bottle of white and pouring out three large glasses, passing one each to Carl and Michael.
  • He wedged himself through the narrow window.
  • Wedged into two small rooms, in a fading, old municipal building in the east of London, is the latest hi-tech crucible dedicated to bringing access to the film world closer to inner city kids.
  • Between the treadmill handles and the running board, resting upon blocks of wood, we wedged my walking frame to give me something high to lean on. Times, Sunday Times
  • Dead pines washed away by the spring floods were piled up and wedged into grotesque shapes like a petrified forest.
  • You're wedged in seat 21B between a nonstop chatterbox who thinks you care about her granddaughter's spelling bee and a flatulent salesman who enjoys scotch and snoring.
  • The raft had wedged itself up against the steel span of a collapsed bridge.
  • You can find them in isle three, wedged between American Idol and Harry Potter, on the same shelf as Iggy Pop and The Cramps. Why do people love zombies?
  • In general, it is comprised of a wedged-shaped series of unconsolidated layers of sands, clays and marls on a gently, southeastward dipping bedrock (80 to 100 feet per mile) which is 1,300 to 6,000 feet below the surface. 2009 March « Beachwood Historical Alliance
  • And our sunset to-night -- I am writing this at midnight, as I sit propped in my blankets, wedged by pillows, while the Elsinore wallows damnably in a dead calm and a huge swell rolling up from the Cape CHAPTER XXIX
  • Notice how the drey is wedged in the fork of the tree. Archive 2009-01-01
  • There were water snakes in the bottomland, rattlesnakes wedged between the rocks of wooden areas, and copperheads all over the place - especially in the shade under bushes and tobacco plants.
  • Eventually it would have notes, photos, and cards wedged into its frame to keep me company while I titivated myself before the show.
  • The pair almost become wedged in revolving doors. The Sun
  • Victoria wedged herself into the passenger seat.
  • His fat fingers are enlaced at his waist, a wedding band wedged in place. The Lady Matador’s Hotel
  • Freeing my arm from where it was wedged between the window and the sill, I slowly turned, accidentally rustling the bush.
  • In monkeys, the team discovered a piece of what could be "junk DNA" wedged in at the start of the gene.
  • Dolly was fast asleep at my feet, Harry equally zonked, wedged into the small of my back.
  • On the Damrak a well-trodden thoroughfare wedged between Centraal Station and Dam Square, the hotel is sprucing up the accommodation options in the area with designs that feature fine fabrics, fairy tales and famous characters. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
  • Around me perched on the uncomfortable chairs (how does Helen Thomas sleep here?), wedged in with battery packs and backpacks spilling BlackBerries and spiral notebooks, are a few of the visiting press conversing desultorily in Spanish. Mayhill Fowler: A Citizen Journalist Covers an Obama State Dinner [PHOTOS]
  • She wedged in the remaining smidge of an empty spot next to me, having just arrived to meet a girlfriend for a cocktail or three.
  • Well, on we go, -- driving across what you would call impassable streets, and lo! we are wedged up in a crowd, -- and such a crowd, -- a crowd of all nations. Young Americans Abroad Vacation in Europe: Travels in England, France, Holland, Belgium, Prussia and Switzerland
  • A blizzard of verses and choruses came wedged together in bundles so slick and fast that it was like watching a non-stop cabaret medley. Times, Sunday Times
  • There are few things more uncomfortable than a packed movie theater in which moviegoer is wedged beside moviegoer such that each of us knows precisely which appetizer the other chose for his or her quick meal before the movie. 01.04
  • A digger bought the remains of the medieval boat to light, wedged up against an ancient trackway apparently laid down over the muddy ground leading to the river bank.
  • Interlaken, a spa town in spectacular countryside wedged between lakes and mountains in the Bernese Oberland, has a long tradition of outside influences.
  • Between the treadmill handles and the running board, resting upon blocks of wood, we wedged my walking frame to give me something high to lean on. Times, Sunday Times
  • The second time around, Stafford was fast asleep, wedged in between two large blond businessmen.
  • A refrigerator-size chockstone is wedged between the walls ten feet downstream from the ledge, giving the space ahead the claustrophobic feel of a short tunnel.
  • He gave the foot wedged in the portal a mighty blow with his own, and pushed the door closed.
  • The cabinet was several inches shorter than the sawhorse, and so a book entitled Colonoscopic Procedures had been wedged underneath. Three Stages of Amazement
  • I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood.
  • The man is nearly swept off of the deck where he had been standing but gets wedged in between the sternpost and the rudder.

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