How To Use Wipe In A Sentence

  • She wiped her nose with a tissue.
  • I also have a goldenrod-colored scarf (you know, one of those pashmina-y things) that goes nicely with this, and about two weeks ago I was in "the city" (which seems to be what you call San Francisco, if you live near it) wearing this dress, that scarf, and an old denim Levi's jacket I swiped from my Dad in roughly 1987 (with bright pink leather gloves sticking out of the breast pocket) and a tourist actually STOPPED ME ON THE STREET and asked to take my picture. The Return (With Butterflies) - A Dress A Day
  • And in a sideswipe at some of his peers, many of whom he feels are languishing in the comfort zone, he refused to pull his punches.
  • In turn, the gallery's window is fitted with giant windscreen wipers to sweep away a continuous downpour of "rain" inverted commas seem necessary to any description of Weber's wonderfully artificial sculptural conceits. This week's new exhibitions
  • Quickly she left the room to go search for a clean tissue to wipe the cut.
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  • Zach nodded his head as wiped the snot away from his nose with his hand.
  • I drew a smiley face, played tic-tac-toe with myself, drew another smiley face, scribbled all over it and finally, I wiped the ink off the plastic table.
  • It really did wipe out all the plus signs.
  • The nurse tried to catch drips before they hit the bedspread and wiped his chin after every other spoonful.
  • We're goin' to need TP, baby wipes, plastic bags, battery powered lanterns, and buckets of batteries.
  • He always wiped the dirt or snow off, tucked his ripped shirt-tail in, or went yuk-yuk-yuk as he rubbed his reddening ass-cheeks, and the hate hardly ever showed. Blaze
  • The woman wiped her sweaty face with a bright red handkerchief and bobbed her head in the direction of the coopery. City of Glory
  • Wipe the surface with a damp cloth.
  • If the murrelet is rebounding, it's because the park service wiped out native predators.
  • Sales of soap products have gone up from £76m in 1981 to £173m 20 years later while sales of baby wipes have nearly tripled in the last 15 years.
  • When talking about the performance[sentence dictionary], she couldn't resist a side-swipe at the orchestra.
  • Its earlier refinancing wiped out its debt pile and left the group with cash. Times, Sunday Times
  • If condensation collects on the inside of the window, wipe it off with a clean cloth.
  • She wiped off any lingering raindrops on her face, toweling her hair and dress lightly, and placing her handbag next to her coat on the floor.
  • Wipe the interior of the machine and dry thoroughly with a disinfectant impregnated cloth or disposable paper towel. 4.
  • He used this distraction to swipe at the dog's hind quarters.
  • The spill could wipe out the Gulf's turtle population.
  • Without warning his right hand swiped in retaliation at her mouth, splitting her lip.
  • European settlers nearly wiped them out and mass battles ensued with cowboys. The Sun
  • We soldiers can only get so many packages filled with snacks, baby wipes, magazines, and other nonessential items.
  • So when I need to know what the black rubbery thingummy on a windscreen wiper is called, I can look up windscreen wiper in the index, turn to the appropriate picture, and learn that it's a wiper blade rubber. The Naming of Parts
  • It allows him to present his laddish repartee as a courageous swipe against repression.
  • Most of the 74 opinions are also lengthy and convoluted, larded with unnecessary detail and footnotes, and containing inappropriate swipes at the work of the other justices.
  • At a time when cities such as George Town and Malacca are winning international recognition for their preservation of heritage sections of their cities, the Sarawak government's retrogressive efforts to wipe out remaining vestiges of Kuching's architectural heritage are incomprehensible. undefined
  • Burton turned on the wipers and pressed the defog button. Temporary Wife
  • An occasional wipe with a soft cloth will keep the surface shiny.
  • Those leaderships conduct us to the border of the precipice. The only way to avoid it is to wipe out the national borders, the imperialist ruling and the capitalist private property.
  • If you don't want to use a squeegee, you can wipe the windows with lint-free cloth, imitation chamois, or crumpled newspapers.
  • His big hand wiped the small beads of sweat that had accumulated on his brow.
  • Alagoas and Pernambuco states were hit by floods in June that wiped away towns and villages, killing 51. Rains Kill at Least 257 Across Brazil
  • How to hold your squirming toddler still while attempting a diaper change or tushy wipe? Archive 2007-10-01
  • The Shrimps recorded a 2-1 win over Fleet - and that wiped away the nightmare of last season's 6-0 drubbing at Stonebridge Road.
  • All you will be left with are hankies to wipe your tears.
  • A hand that trembled slightly brushed against his forehead as if it could wipe away the weariness.
  • Not many people wipe away tears when reminiscing about BASIC's line numbers and the GOSUB command.
  • Access to the building is by swipe card only.
  • We frantically wipe at them with wet towels. Times, Sunday Times
  • Nearly £7 billion has been wiped off share prices worldwide.
  • A mighty swipe had knocked the plump grey catnip mouse out of the bag and Ackroyd leaped for it with a hunting cry. WEEKEND FOR MURDER
  • With the death of the plants the terrestrial food chain would collapse, and complex life would be wiped from the land. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet
  • Wipe the apples and push lolly sticks into them.
  • But there were no swipes at either of the two potential Labor leaders.
  • James stood up and wiped his hands on his jeans nervously and compulsively, as if trying to disassociate himself from death. CLASS TRIP
  • For lip color in pots, remember to swipe the tops with a tissue occasionally to keep them clean.
  • Around the same time, an invasive worm called the teredo ravaged the docks and pilings along the waterfront, and periodic fires wiped out most of the buildings. SFGate: Top News Stories
  • Brown then grabbed the cloth and wiped his own forehead with it.
  • Sew dem he lays onna his sidez an frantickly swipes him legs unner der trin ta getz dem bak out. Boss cat is giving you - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • He had been trying to coordinate a week of anti-war campaigning on campus and had just wiped inky fingers across one of the pristine T-shirts.
  • Please wipe your feet on the mat.
  • Near the bottom, he wiped his brow before tying the other end of the rope to an American flag.
  • The invention of penicillin effectively wiped out the staph infection problem in hospitals, but after the bacteria developed resistance to it, methicillin became the standard treatment in 1960.
  • THINK - SWIPE - hee-hee, hee-haw ... this would be a big first step in my journey around the neighborhood. velleite - French Word-A-Day
  • I grabbed my first aid kit, wiped the wound clean and patched him up with a bandage before the ambulance arrived.
  • Wake up everyday stronger than yesterday, face your fear and wipe your tears.
  • You should be able to wipe away superficial dirt with a damp (not wet ) cloth. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wipe away any excess with a tissue to remove dirt, grime and bacteria, then allow to dry naturally. The Sun
  • This is once again the natterings of those most threatened by the rise of social media, who see their business model being sideswiped by something large and fast-moving, but whose exact shape and dimensions they cannot fathom.
  • The apple crop was wiped out by blight.
  • Later that day, other enlisted radiomen/gunners helped even the score, protecting their dive-bomber pilots as they wiped out the enemy carrier force, sinking all four Japanese flattops.
  • Anyone is welcome to use the meeting room but must wipe up the mess afterward.
  • Eventually she swiped my credit card and passed me a pen.
  • Two investors that bought about $214 million of the so-called mezzanine debt filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that lenders that provided $7.4 billion in financing to the buyer, Lightstone Group LLC, are engaged in a "scheme" to take over the property and wipe out the mezzanine investors. Hotel Creditors May Have an Extended Stay
  • D-Ill., for what she called a disgraceful sexist swipe. TheBostonChannel.com - News
  • These prizes should be Hallow-e'en souvenirs, such as emery cushions of silk representing tomatoes, radishes, apples, pears, pickles; or pen-wipers representing brooms, bats, cats, witches, etc. CANDLE AND APPLE Games For All Occasions
  • A visual device such as a fade, dissolve or wipe, also includes superimposing and other special effects.
  • She stroked my hair and wiped a teardrop away from my cheek.
  • They must regularly wipe the hard drive to prevent the build-up of information on hidden files.
  • Within 20 seconds the smirk was wiped clean off my red, sweaty face. Times, Sunday Times
  • The debt has finally been wiped and you have received 100 as a goodwill gesture. The Sun
  • Wipe the mushrooms clean and slice into four pieces. Times, Sunday Times
  • A register might be taken electronically after children had swiped their way into class.
  • Let's hope it's one of those plastic-coated, wipe-clean scoresheets.
  • He has even called in sponsorship from an insect-repellent manufacturer, providing wipes to keep the area's bloodsuckers at bay.
  • The only down side is the nice blue cover shows finger prints, though they wipe off easily, and the mousepad is a little tricky for me but I have never liked mousepads so that's just me. Kombor's Life Hacks and Reviews
  • Have a towel handy to wipe wet faces. The Sun
  • Somehow, the windscreen wipers had got switched on during the crash. Self-Hypnosis
  • Residents working in nearby fields would stop in their work, wipe their sweating brows and wave to these visitors from afar.
  • I wiped my mouth with the back of my hand gingerly and turned back to Trey, watching the rain droplets splash on his face.
  • And while I was there, we had a boatload of refugees coming from a town called Chilong, another town that was just literally wiped off the face of the Earth.
  • Michael again used the wipers to clear the windscreen.
  • If you wipe that old disk, we can use it again.
  • I handed the guys some lemonade as they wiped their foreheads with the towels I'd given them.
  • He wiped them with one temerariously disengaged hand. The War in the Air
  • Supreme Court said that object was to wipe out disabilities imposed by Hindu Shastras.
  • Men wiped sweat from their brows and then raised their damp handkerchiefs in agreement or protest.
  • Paint the depth map and twist the phone, swipe the screen or run animation to see the photos to move.
  • The cash register only opens once the card has been swiped.
  • You point, swipe, pinch – and the job is done.
  • The Cruze 2.0 VCDi LT Auto is priced £17,145 on-the-road and comes with several standard features including full climate control, parking sensors, cruise control, front fog lamps, 17-inch alloy wheels, rain sensitive wipers, automatic headlights, a six-CD autochanger and MP3 socket, and an alarm system. Carscoop
  • Wipe the scallops dry and use a pastry brush to smear one side with oil. Times, Sunday Times
  • The self-willed semicoma she fell into at the start of her shift—which lasted through every shopping item she swiped and every receipt she tore out of the till—suddenly left her and she’d felt strangely alive. The Redleys
  • The only annoyance is that the wiper and light control stalks remain on the Japanese sides of the steering wheel.
  • Wipe a whisk and a large mixing bowl with the lemon to remove any grease. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wipe the table with a damp cloth.
  • Hot towels wiped away the cleanser and the therapist applied an exfoliator which was left on my face for a few minutes.
  • And make sure you do your washing up straight away and wipe down your hob after cooking. The Sun
  • Expose surface and screw head should be wiped antirust oil in the distend cover after finishing.
  • a wickyup and for the first time realize that our first home was to be wiped off the map. The Prairie Wife
  • Scotland's leading chef, Andrew Fairlie, has taken a sideswipe at celebrity TV cook culture which, he says, makes him ‘cringe’.
  • Cantus swung frantically, attempting to deflect his opponent's blows, one of his swipes finally scoring underneath Soren's defenses.
  • It has a punchy 1.6 litre petrol engine and lots of useful gadgets, including an electric handbrake and automatic lights and wipers, as well as lots of useful storage space.
  • Anyone is welcome to use the meeting room but must wipe up the mess afterward.
  • Note that the indicator and wiper stalks have a new action that takes time to get used to.
  • Dog owners have their pooches swiped on the street, are belaboured about the face and neck, and the whole incident is captured on video phones for the entertainment of witless youths.
  • The good thing about Kenny is that you can take a friendly sideswipe at him, and he doesn't take offence.
  • Please wipe your shoes on the mat.
  • Two hours and fifteen minutes into the game, upon the expiration of his seventh turn, Ted removed his glasses to wipe them slowly with the worn cotton of his flannel shirt.
  • Let us wipe off the sweat of youth and stride forward,listening to the spring thunder throughout the journey! Outside the school gate what is greeting us is a glorious future.
  • The subsequent slump wiped out 49% of peak values. Times, Sunday Times
  • They are often found in Japanese temple precincts and are so tough that a few specimens survived the Hiroshima blast when all other vegetation was wiped out. Times, Sunday Times
  • That wiped out early gains as gilts tracked bunds lower. Times, Sunday Times
  • He looked down at it, more puzzled than pained, then struck her a backhanded swipe that had her stumbling back towards the door. EVERVILLE
  • I'd do the Elgin Marbles with a sledgehammer and wipe my ass with the Mona Lira.
  • Other standard equipment includes multi-reflector halogen headlights, rear wiper/washer, high level stop lamp, velour upholstery, adjustable armrests, six spoke 16-inch alloy wheels and a stereo radio / CD system.
  • Taking his right glove off he placed a finger on her cheek and wiped away the dirt that was there.
  • The closing minutes of the first semifinal heat saw a strong set, some jumbled take-offs and a few crowd-pleasing wipeouts.
  • The Supreme Court said that the objective was to wipe out disabilities imposed by Hindu shastras.
  • Surprisingly, the E1027 is just about childproof, if you make sure the spine is firmly against a wall so the cantilever supports your infant's weight as they haul themselves up to swipe off everything carefully arranged on top of it.
  • He paused to wipe the sweat from his forehead.
  • No, we didn't actually get nuked or wiped out by ebola or nerve gas; aliens didn't land on the White House lawn.
  • Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
  • I fixed him with a hard glare that wiped the grin right off his face.
  • Yet Oakland were also supposed to wipe the floor with Los Angeles a year ago.
  • So make sure your lashes are wiped clean of all skincare products before you apply. The Sun
  • The great sword swiped about, then again, and a third time, the momentum of each swing bringing raging Robert just a bit closer to his prey. The Woods Out Back
  • I wipe them with solvent when I dribble chain oil on them accidentally too.
  • I remember watching television images of the tsunami hitting Japan and wiping out everything in its path; I remember thinking, "It's all futile, all our worries and strivings -- and nature just wipes it out in seconds. Wes Isley: Natural Disasters: God's Anger, The End Times Or Just Reality?
  • On the darkened half-landing Frankie rubbed his face to wipe away the last of his tears.
  • Baxorth lowered his eyebrows, wiped spittle from his mouth, and walked over to where Kelch was pinned against the building.
  • Wipe off any excess make-up with a clean, moist cotton flannel.
  • The best way of self-cultivation is to wipe out the coxcombical mirage, so as to return to the syncretism of inside and outside.
  • Andy Sullivan was driving his GM camper through a stop sign at 21st and Mathers near the top of the hill when the dump truck sideswiped his vehicle.
  • Outside in the wet grass, Max managed to get back to his feet before the jaguar could jump him and he took a roundhouse swipe at the cat.
  • She didn't bother to wipe them away.
  • But one of the crooks then swipes all the gold for himself. The Sun
  • Stash spare wiper blades and a gallon of nonfreezing washer fluid in the trunk. 7 car problems that can leave you stranded
  • Wipe the potatoes, cut them in half lengthways, then drop them into the water.
  • If the whole population was wiped out by Asian bird flu tomorrow, the sun would still rise; it is part of the external physical world.
  • The totalitarians spoke a populist language in countries like the United States, but where they achieved power every vestige of democracy was wiped out.
  • She has finished writing the lunch menu and is on the move, pausing to tell an errant waiter to wipe a counter. Times, Sunday Times
  • One hand wiped itself on her floury apron while its mate attempted to smooth the flyaways circling her face.
  • Wipe away your tears.
  • Simply spray with the solution and wipe with the cloth. Times, Sunday Times
  • The employers' group also took a sideswipe at rising costs emanating from the sheltered sectors of the economy.
  • Surgeons say politicians are turning to them to wipe out bags under their eyes and freshening their faces in the run-up to March's presidential elections.
  • Wipe it with a damp cloth and dry with soft kitchen roll. Times, Sunday Times
  • He sets up multi-frame shots, emulating the look of a comic book, with a plethora of flashy screen wipes and dissolves.
  • Come on then, I think I have some medicated wipes back in my dormitory.
  • Despite the increasingly hostile sideswipes at him, the Chancellor is secure in his post.
  • A few low-flying cruise missiles could wipe out an airfield before the mighty jets get off the ground.
  • There were diagonal smears of black on his overalls seat where he always wiped his greasy hands. THE QUEST FOR K
  • She was having trouble with her windshield wipers and pulled over to the right shoulder, stopping between the Avenue Road and Bayview Avenue exits.
  • Empty warm water from mixing bowl and wipe dry with kitchen towel.
  • To shine patent leather, moisten a soft cloth with white vinegar and wipe clean all patent leather articles.
  • Probably, he thought, peering out through struggling wind screen wipers at rows of brake lights ahead.
  • He wiped his palm across his face, stretching the elastic skin to a point and letting it fall back into place.
  • Hung - chien pulled out his handkerchief to wipe the sweat away and heaved a sigh.
  • The pharmacy is only a couple of blocks from the house and is a "swiper" thank goodness. ATM's in Ajijic/Lake Chapala
  • Maxim took off his silk scarf, wiped his brow and put the scarf in his pocket.
  • So if you take a swipe at Vermont-please do not slight the troops.
  • swishing windshield wipers
  • Extra barkeepers had been engaged, and the drinkers jammed six deep before every drink - drenched and unwiped bar. Chapter 14
  • Everything is where you want it to be, except the windscreen wipers, and indicators are on the opposite sides from where they usually are.
  • Andrew RT Davies: Well no I'm just making the point that there are a couple of Home Rule O'Tooles here in Wales who want to er this independence agenda it's showing up as ten percent in the polls I believe you can't try and wipe out history you have to mark history and there are important events that have happened in history in Wales and I would suggest the investiture is one of those events. Archive 2008-10-01
  • Wipe the surface with a damp cloth.
  • I'm not trying to kill anyone, so my only auto handgun is a luger that my grandfather swiped from the krauts. .40 S&W vs.
  • If you need any guidance what that's like, just switch off the wipers in your road car.
  • He took a swipe at earlier press reports which claimed he would take advantage of the company and sell the properties as soon as he could after the two-year period to pocket profits.
  • She opened the window and swiped at the flies with a rolled-up newspaper to make them go out.
  • Under the “leadership” of the neocon Fred Hiatt, it has morphed into a neocon repiggie asswipe, and I am so disgusted that I deleted it from my file of news sites last year. Think Progress » On House GOP Website, Republican Leadership Takes Credit For Successful Stimulus Project
  • Jones lowered the thermal imager from his eyes and wiped the adrenaline sweat from his face. 365 tomorrows » 2010 » January : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • In a direct swipe at his brother, Ed, who used a Guardian article on Monday to lambast Nick Clegg for selling out Liberal principles, the shadow foreign secretary will criticise what he calls a patchwork approach to building electoral support. David Miliband takes 'comfort zone' swipe at Ed in Labour leadership fight
  • One bad harvest could wipe out all of a grower's profits for the previous two years.
  • Your credit file has also been wiped clean. The Sun
  • I wiped away a bead of nervous sweat from my forehead, licked my lips and swallowed hard.
  • You don't owe a penny and your credit file will be wiped clean. The Sun
  • Express a small amount of formula from the bottle and wipe it over the nipple.
  • With a soapy hand, Inger swiped back the strand of hair straggling across her forehead and put the final pot into the dishpan.
  • The bitter experiences and sufferings we had during the four decades of the Congress omnipotence and omnipresence can not be wiped off our memories.
  • Wipe away excess oil with some cotton wool. The Sun
  • She was biting into a club sandwich, then wiped some mayonnaise from the corner of her mouth. UNKNOWN MAN #89
  • Wipe it with a damp cloth and dry with soft kitchen roll. Times, Sunday Times
  • Rinse off then give a final wipe over with a weak solution of vinegar and water to produce a sparkling surface free of streaks.
  • She put the cloth down and wiped her hands on her crisp white apron.
  • The controls are stupefyingly simple; swipe up to jump, left or right or turn, down to slide under stuff.
  • Dunne put his sleeve to the glass and wiped a half circle clean.
  • He wiped some dust off his shoulder and handed me my barret and my magnum, without even a scratch. Blonde, Black and Blood Red
  • Original or diluent will directly drops or gush in besmirch, wait 1-2 minutes, with soft cloth to wipe the scrub brush or, and then rinse clean can.
  • A spokesman for Bond Corporation admitted the action could wipe out the entire group.
  • Remove ingredient containers, clean auger discharges with a nylon scraper, refill as necessary, wipe exteriors and set aside 3.
  • Nothing we ever do is, in strict scientific literateness, wiped out. The Girl Wanted
  • The website of the anti-Japanese China Federation for Defending Diaoyutai posted a photo that showed protesters in Chengdu holding a red and yellow canvas banner that called for Japan to be "wiped off the face of the earth. China Allows Rowdy Anti-Japanese Protests Over Territorial Disputes
  • And why are they made of shiny, wipe-clean plasticky stuff? Times, Sunday Times
  • This was called the "true image" of Christ, which is in Latin "vera icona" and became the "veronica," or "veronica's veil," with which she wiped the suffering face of Christ on the road to the cross. Spero News
  • And the new interest rate rise could wipe out retail businesses who have cut profit margins to the bone to survive.

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