How To Use Wring In A Sentence

  • I would probably wring his neck. Times, Sunday Times
  • The answer to so much casual destruction is to stop hand-wringing and rebrand traditional media, including journalism. Time For A Slow-Word Movement
  • The was a light knock on the door and Sister Nicci stood wringing out Cassandra's hair and shaking her hands then opened the door.
  • Bowring studied art history and has always been a dealer in art.
  • He probably feels like wringing critics' necks though. Times, Sunday Times
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  • EDITOR: A generic handwringer of an article from the Telegraph The Weekender: Education cuts, lies, spin, Scotland invaded by Border Police, more expensesgate! Oh the fun!
  • Deep inside they know that all of this hand-wringing is merely for the cameras … Cheney Must Be Very Angry « Antiwar.com Blog
  • Brother Jonathan," then just published by Blackwood in three large volumes, was read to him every night for weeks, and greatly to his satisfaction, as I then understood; though it seems by what Dr. Bowring -- I beg his pardon, Sir John Bowring -- says on the subject, that the "white-haired sage" was wide enough awake, on the whole, to form a pretty fair estimate of its unnaturalness and extravagance: being himself a great admirer of Richardson's ten-volume stories, like The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 97, November, 1865
  • These two shows, a few months apart, displayed the tactile and abstract effects she wrings from such small-scale marks.
  • Instead of wringing his hands, shouldn't he be finding out where the van came from?
  • It is simply an economic decision to wring a few more ducats out.
  • This is the end of the handwringing over the site's future.
  • The narrative material is obviously shaped in order to wring the audience's melodramatic heart.
  • We are told that the best way of doing this is to wring its neck. The Sun
  • An excessive emotion was required to wring from him, once or twice a year, that lugubrious laugh of the convict, which is like the echo of the laugh of a demon.
  • Do you go steady with the brush for very long before you give it a wring?
  • One of the latest to be put through the wringer is the Amtek U560 UMPC, which is based on a pre-Atom A100 processor ... Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now
  • On one side of the main building there were four washing machines and two wringers, which were driven by a 20-horse-power engine placed in the adjoining building.
  • What little sleep she managed to get the night before had been troubled by dreams of violence and talking animals, and she had awakened, time and again, wringing wet.
  • The only qualification the British were able to wring from the Japanese was that the closing of the Burma Road—now China’s last link to the world—would last for only three months, a period of time that would give Japan and China an opportunity to reach a peace settlement. The Last Empress
  • I saw the 2005 Off-Broadway premiere, and while it had a starrier cast, this revival wrings as much laughter out of Mr. Moses 'one-two jokes, many of which suggest Abbott and Costello rewritten by Tom Stoppard. Greasepaint Under the Redwoods
  • No handwringing, no declaiming the end of Western civilization due to loose-moraled hipsters and free agent nation types swapping spit and job leads on the Internet.
  • This concupiscible appetite, howsoever it may seem to carry with it a show of pleasure and delight, and our concupiscences most part affect us with content and a pleasing object, yet if they be in extremes, they rack and wring us on the other side. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Yet Strauss manages to create an opera which wrings every dramatic drop from the text.
  • `I'm doing a piece for the Sunday Tribune -- you know, wringing their withers, lots of colour, plenty of topspin. DEAD BEAT
  • Dylan's vocals are quite muscular; he attacks the lyrics like a boxer, shouting, growling and bending words in effort to wring new meanings from them.
  • Bozo The Neoclown says: right now boo-hoo glenda becky is wringing his poontang in anguish over whether to demonize this whack-a-zoid or dedicate the show to his hatred of the IRS Think Progress » Anti-Union CPAC Being Serviced By ‘Terrific’ Union Employees
  • It seems ready to have some divine hand wring its contents over me - which may thwart an alternative plan to head 13 miles southwest. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wore a mackinaw, was wringing wet to the skin, had one arm in a sling made of a wild grapevine, face slit up in ribbons as if he'd been fighting bears, limped as if he had stringhalt. The Shagganappi
  • Despite the hand-wringing that followed, there was no inclination to consider whether the NSC should be reserved for civilian leadership. Dangers of a politicized military
  • But campaigners argue that such promises are easily broken when private companies try to wring more profits from such projects.
  • Now this is nothing more than an attempt on the part of the translator to wring from the Old English lines some scrap of proof for the peculiar theory that he holds of the origin of the poem. The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography
  • Remember to wring your swimsuit out after you swim.
  • If nothing else, Wringe v Cohen shifts the burden of proof from the claimant to the defendant, since it is the occupier who must establish that the nuisance was caused by a trespasser or a secret unobservable process of nature.
  • It seems ready to have some divine hand wring its contents over me - which may thwart an alternative plan to head 13 miles southwest. Times, Sunday Times
  • Soak a medium-sized clean rag in the bucket of hot water and pine cleaner, wring it out, and wash the bathroom floor until it is completely clean, rinsing and wringing out the rag as necessary. Parent in Control
  • That was nearly thirty years ago, and over the years the delusion that an unlimited license to commit an unspeakable evil can be disguised or excused by a display of moral handwringing has become ever less convincing to ever more Americans.
  • And there can hardly be a married woman alive who hasn't, many times, felt inclined to duff up her husband, if not actually to wring his neck.
  • It is unsurprising, then, that the exchange led to this, a bloated tear-stick of a song that desperately wrings emotion from the blandest of platitudes. This week's new singles
  • It is hard to see what purpose would be served by second-guessing the administration over every setback, or wringing our hands over every difficulty.
  • I'll wring her neck when I get hold of her!
  • A sprightly woman wrings her hands as if flirtatiously sizing up a fellow resident at the nursing home.
  • Everybody who can count all the pennies is wringing their hands and gnashing their teeth. Today's video: NASA Rover in the Inagural Parade - NASA Watch
  • But that hasn't stopped the lacto-lobby from insisting that rBST is actually a super-duper eco-friendly way to farm 'cause it lets you wring more milk out of fewer cows, thereby curbing a dairy farmer's carbon hoofprint. Kerry Trueman: You Heard It On Oprah: Factory Farms Stink
  • Yet Strauss manages to create an opera which wrings every dramatic drop from the text.
  • Thereafter, he appeared to be trying too hard to wring something extra out of a poor and often unreliable car. Times, Sunday Times
  • Find for him, Thy Anointed Won, a lefty handwringer who legislates most stridently from the bench, a champion of absurdity, let us see this scoundrel exalted, and then dispatch the Winged Monkey of Thy Perversity to throw his Righteous Wrench into those works! Archive 2009-04-26
  • An apple-mill and press had been erected on the spot, to which some men were bringing fruit from divers points in mawn-baskets, while others were grinding them, and others wringing down the pomace, whose sweet juice gushed forth into tubs and pails. The Woodlanders
  • Though I don't recall the details, I remember a similar wave of handwringing in the 80s (?) about violent movies and television.
  • These machines needed no wringers on top because they were built with an inner, perforated drum for spin-drying -- a process that uses centrifugal force to whirl the sopping clothes until they're semidry. Household Appliances
  • The corrugated-packaging industry has been consolidating in recent years as manufacturers of containerboard attempt to wring out excess production capacity that has kept producers from gaining much pricing power over their customers. Temple-Inland Adopts Poison Pill After IP Bid
  • But old habits die hard, and Apple has shown a proclivity to chase market share while hand-wringing over shrinking gross margins.
  • Bowring was not a career diplomat, but a West Country ironmaster.
  • NEW RAYMER - Cooper Carlson, 9, probably gave away 1,300 pounds or more to the steer he took into the showring at the Northeast Weld County Fair Friday morning. Greeley Tribune - Top Stories
  • In the winter season when milke faileth them, they put the foresaid curds (which they cal Gry-vt) into a bladder, and powring hot water thereinto, they beat it lustily till they haue resolued it into the said water, which is thereby made exceedingly sowre, and that they drinke in stead of milke9. The iournal of frier William de Rubruquis a French man of the order of the minorite friers, vnto the East parts of the worlde. An. Dom. 1253.
  • We were able to wring out our socks in the bathroom sink and dry them under the electric hand dryer.
  • Crufts remains the biggest dog show in the world, and it's about much more than the highly publicised "best of breed" type of judging in the showring. Telegraph Blogs
  • Boil the cotton for six to eight hours with a carbonate of soda lye at 1° Tw. in a kier at ordinary pressure, then wash well, wring, or, better, hydro-extract. The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics A Practical Handbook for the Dyer and Student
  • Wring the water out of your wet bathing costume.
  • They were primitive small cylinders, not hooked up to water pipes or drains, with no spin dryers or wringers.
  • He watched him collect the flannels, wring them out and disappear from the cabin with the bundle of clothes. A ROOMFUL OF BIRDS - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1990
  • At the end of the driveway, Roxanne is making vroom, vroom sounds, wringing her hands like she's doing wheelies.
  • I would like to do ranch work up in Montana, dig postholes in frozen ground, shave sheep with electric barber clippers, dehorn cows, wring the necks of chickens and shuck their feathers in pots of scalding water, shovel boxcar loads of green horse manure in one-hundred-degree heat. The Lost Get-Back Boogie
  • Together we all cried as if by doing so we might wring out the cloth of our suffering. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale
  • Anyone can fret to the end of time and nothing advances because of it, making something an important issue by addressing it beyond the mere hand wringing is on the path to actually doing something about it. MIND MELD: Taboo Topics in SF/F Literature
  • Oh, he didn't know how bad I wanted to wring his neck!
  • What thrills about Russell's work now is this feeling of a very singular vision: He's a mimsy folkie who let a DJ save his life one night and never looked back, a post-minimalist composer who was put through the technological wringer.
  • Or you apply those aids and the horse wrings its tail and moves off at a brisk trot instead of the intended canter.
  • The heart twists blood out the same way you'd wring a towel to get water out.
  • Months later, after Nixon had resigned in disgrace, humor columnist Art Buchwald jokingly give Graham a small bronze wringer .
  • To increase your forearm and hand power, practise wringing out a towel, although it need not be wet. Winning Golf for Women
  • | Reply | Permalink why do you have a handwring-fest every time Obama hits back at the Clintons, but are silent when Clinton disparages Obama? of course this was meant to draw attention to the comments themselves as much as the messenger, a retired General supporting Obama. of course the counterpunch was a bit over the top, but that's to get it (and thus the original comment) recognition, and it certainly isn't more over the top than either the original statement or any of a half dozen Clinton/Clintonista comments over the past few days. Obama-Supporting Retired General Compares Bill Clinton To Joe McCarthy
  • And be sure of this, that if we understood better the meaning of life, that it was all intended to be our road to God, and if we judged of things more from that point of view, we should less frequently be brought to stand by what we call the mysteries of Providence and more able to wring out of them all the rich honey which is stored in them all for us. Expositions of Holy Scripture Psalms
  • Next will be that perennial complaint by predictable hand wringers that children's toy advertising is a modern evil of biblical proportions.
  • In the house they had now she did the wash in a dim cobwebby space under the cellar stairs, on a newer machine than the tub-shaped one that had seized his hand in the Willow basement; this machine had a lid that closed, and a spin-dry phase in its cycle instead of a wringer. The Best American Erotica 2006
  • There has been a vast amount of handwringing about the Hutton report on the BBC, including by some of our own fine writers, who seem to feel that the report is somehow a threat to the independence of the BBC.
  • That was more than Bowring could bear, both the silence of the miming and what the gesture meant to say.
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  • These improved weapons will inevitably demand the rearmament of the armies of Germany, Austria, Italy, France, and Russia, at an estimated cost of not less than $754,000,000, a sum which will tax the wits of the parliaments to wring from the groaning workers. The Impossibility of War
  • a happier place than it is; that there is no need of struggles, convulsions, and despairs, of the wringing of the hands and the gnashing of the teeth; that we miscreate our own evils. Essays — First Series
  • We don't want our politicians to play the same game of hardball that our opponents play but whine and wring our hands when they win using those tactics.
  • We would walk off after each scene; literally wringing our shirts dry of sweat.
  • A company called Astrogenetix has started the approval process for putting their salmonella vaccine through the clinical trial wringer.
  • Hebert conceived the infamous idea of wringing from this boy revelations to criminate his unhappy mother. The Trial Of Marie-Antoinette 14 Oct. 1793
  • Fans of Northampton Town and Scarborough must be wringing their hands in anticipation of their clubs' fourth round ties against Manchester United and Chelsea respectively.
  • I rinse my brush in hot water, warm water and then give it a slight "wring".
  • Wen i larnt kalygrify (az a leftie) i hadda turn da paper one quatre tern to da CCW die rection – den drawer eech leter from botum of leter to top (witch was rite to leff on paper, drawring twards my hand so azknot to smeer ink) Iz THIS wai u were so mad - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • The psycho family takes pampered kids fascinated by death and dismemberment and puts them through the wringer of the real thing.
  • As a card carrying neocon of the PNAC persuasion, he thinks that all this namby-pamby handwringing about poverty is rubbish.
  • It is more likely then that an officer will get seriously injured or killed and the tables will turn, alot of hand-wringing from the same ACPO ranks that clipped our wings in the first place, and a reinstatement of the equipment and possibly more besides. Be Carefull What You Wish For « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • Rather, the trial was always about how the West saw itself in international affairs - and thus the death of Milosevic has become an occasion for handwringing about the West's role today.
  • The white-faced servants were huddling together in the hall, with the frightened butler wringing his hands in the doorway.
  • Please wring all the water from the soaking-wet shirt.
  • Yet the hardness was there, and it was what enabled him to run his ketch single-handed and to wring a livelihood out of the fighting Solomons. Chapter 8
  • In keeping with its maddening, self-regarding role as the American Pravda, a hand-wringing New York Times "analysis" worries that "the images could incite anti-American sentiment at a particularly delicate moment in the decade-old Afghan war. Ethan Casey: Marines Urinating on Dead Taliban: How Low Will We Go?
  • Wen i larnt kalygrify (az a leftie) i hadda turn da paper one quatre tern to da CCW die rection – den drawer eech leter from botum of leter to top (witch was rite to leff on paper, drawring twards my hand so azknot to smeer ink) Iz THIS wai u were so mad - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • Then her clothes are really lovely, oh! ripping! make Chowringhee confections look as though they'd come from the _durzi_ or the Lal Bazaar. Leonie of the Jungle
  • All this po-faced hand-wringing is rather missing the point. The Sun
  • I hadded only a mild head cold, but still feel like wringed-out dish-rag after a week. DRUG-RELATED - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • It was the story of her life -- a simple tale of ordinary things, such as wring the quiet hearts and train the unnoticed saints of this world. Marcella
  • I stared at the picture, something new and foreign squeezing my heart and wringing it dry.
  • There has been much hand-wringing over the proliferation of home runs in the last few years, but here at TSN, we say phooey!
  • No amount of earnest hand-wringing is going to legitimise Olympic censorship Archive 2008-04-06
  • There will also be the occasional hand wringers left in CID, but only until about 10.00 pm. Because we want to. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • You've no call to be flingin 'names about," he added, defiantly, wringing out his shirt-sleeve, wet from rescue of the oar. CHAPTER I
  • As the animated-graphics tach needle sweeps toward the 8,500-rpm redline and it sounds like something tender is well and truly caught in the wringer, I grab for 4th gear. Lambo's Latest Rambo Has a Heart
  • Of course, this being the Seattle PI, they have to interview a couple of ninnies who wring their hands about ‘conservatism’.
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  • Firedrake: Brooding atmosphere stoic figure still upon a throne implacable and imovable but wringing with a potential for violence (see chain sword!) ... suggestive of inhuman power ebon skin and glowing eyes, but, a hint of humanity remains. Book Cover Smackdown! 'Zoo City' vs. 'Plague Year' (Czech) vs. Firedrake
  • Here is a pun on 'wring' and 'ring'; and 'sol-fa' is used as an equivalent for 'sing.' Shakespeare and Music With Illustrations from the Music of the 16th and 17th centuries
  • For all of the handwringing and concern trolling and conserva-snarking about how his progressivism is part of a cynical bamboozlement or hijacking of the left, leading to nothing but tears and disappointment, Obama has in the first 48 hours of his presidency proven to be astonishingly progressive. No More White Lies, The President Is Black | ATTACKERMAN
  • The man who has fed the chicken every day throughout its life at last wrings its neck instead, showing that more refined views as to the uniformity of nature would have been useful to the chicken.
  • Wash by hand and do not wring or tumble-dry. Times, Sunday Times
  • To stop wringing its hands over poetry's lost popularity, that autocritique more stirring than any Maoist's. PoetryFoundation.org
  • “Woman,” said I with a tone of domestic authority befitting the occasion, “res tuas agas; — mind your washings and your wringings, your stuffings and your physicking, or whatever concerns the outward persons of the pupils, and leave the progress of their education to my usher, Paul Pattison, and myself.” Count Robert of Paris
  • In other words, its typical liberal handwringing, umbrage-taking and chicken littling over nothing. "Surprised" Hildebrand Responds To Critics: "I Don't Regret Any Of It"
  • She returned into her room, took the towel off her head, and scrunched her hair, wringing her tresses of the water.
  • It's impossible to wring a donation out of him.
  • A bit of shock, a few deflected mea culpas, a wringing of hands, a hasty flutter of robes andwhite vestments as, in church after church, the molesting priest slips behind the chancel, vanishes into thesacristy. Dominus Vobiscum
  • I wanted to wring his neck. The Sun
  • I was amazed at how pristine a picture the studio was able to wring from the thirty year-old print.
  • We will find ourselves in an emotional storm that will wring our hearts. Christianity Today
  • Ay, man, we mak a dishclout o't, an 'we wring't, an' we wring't, an 'we wring't, an' the bree [163] o't washes a 'the lave o' our prayers.” Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character
  • A cold-water rinse of the beer-soaked rags caused heavy saturation of the Zorbeez, but the Shamwow sprung back after wringing and seemed to have already shed most of the moisture. Archive 2009-03-22
  • Now we can wring a bit more out of an idea, by setting it to music.
  • -- Take a yard of flannel, fold it in three widths, then dip it in very hot water, wring it out tolerably dry, and apply it evenly and neatly round and round the bowels; over this, and to keep it in its place, and to keep in the moisture, put on a _dry_ flannel bandage, four yards long and four inches wide. Advice to a Mother on the Management of Her Children
  • R u up 4 enny moar sillybrating? oar haz deh birfday partee wringed u owt? DIET DIARY, DAY 2: - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • Obediently Kate went to the bathroom for a facecloth and, wringing it out brought it back to the bedroom. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE
  • It's all but impossible to look at this painting without feeling your heart wring. Times, Sunday Times
  • I wanted to wring his scrawny little neck.
  • But handwringer, you and hid habitually ignore the documentary content of my posts - beyond screeching your default mantra: ‘hate-filled – anti-semitic – lies’; you have never responded sensibly. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • During the next several Earth-days of time, they accelerated with all the power that their bubb ionics could wring out of the sunshine, weakened now, with distance. The Planet Strappers
  • Were they newly-discovered planets, nicknamed whilst awaiting baptism, or strange fossils, contemporaries of the Megatherium, or Magyar dissyllables from Dr Bowring's vocabulary? Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847
  • Right now, the argument that the war will have unforeseen and disastrous consequences may sound like handwringing, but it is doubtless true.
  • I tend to think a lot of the handwringing that goes with teen girls and sexiness is gratuitous. Movie Review and Discussion: The Runaways (Guest: Marisa Meltzer, Author of Girl Power) | /Film
  • “She never was no musicianer, and I'd rather see her a-settin 'by my tub as she used to set when I was a-wringin' out the clothes from the suds, than to be up there a-harpin '.” Memories and Anecdotes
  • I argued that the washerwoman might have mangled her hand if she was caught in the wringer, but it couldn't have engulfed her entirely.
  • On washing day it was my job to wring out the washing by turning the mangle for her.
  • Over the weekend, the NYT's hand wringing editorial over the "corporatization" of university research has sparked debate in the patent community see Patently-O, Patent Docs, Patent Hawk, IPBiz. Archive 2008-09-01
  • The second suffered a broken neck and looked like it had been wringed like a dishcloth, leaving its front and hind legs pointing in opposite directions. Murder Most Feline
  • “She never was no musicianer, and I'd rather see her a-settin 'by my tub as she used to set when I was a-wringin' out the clothes from the suds, than to be up there a-harpin '.” Memories and Anecdotes
  • In washing worsteds, such as merino dress goods, pursue the same course, only do not wring them hard; shake, hang them up and let drain. The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) The Whole Comprising a Comprehensive Cyclopedia of Information for the Home
  • You may not agree with that being a priority, but that's what all of the "hand wringing" is about. Technology We Aren’t Aware of Yet « PubliCola
  • Wringing pigeons' necks, plucking and cleaning, were jobs he now did without demur.
  • Dampen with water and wring out all the excess moisture.
  • One thing that worked for us with teething is to wet a washcloth, then wring it out and toss it in the freezer. How To Feed A Baby And Not Lose Consciousness Trying | Her Bad Mother
  • For years, banks have made it easier for customers to overdraw their checking accounts, aided by a cottage industry of consultants who make big money by helping to wring fees out of consumers, a USA TODAY analysis finds. Banks' 'courtesy' loans at soaring rates irk consumers
  • He drank it, Ms. Muhlstein says, "by the potful, by the bucketful, despite the terrible cramps wringing his insides, the nervous eye twitches, and the burning in his stomach. Like Dining With Rabelais
  • Bowring reeled, choked, flailed his hands, tried to grab at reality, wherever it was.
  • The only reason we made it through the handwringing of 2003 and 2004 was because the engineer had nerve.
  • He probably feels like wringing critics' necks though. Times, Sunday Times
  • Oh, no, Master Mott, don't do that, I beg and pray of you," said nurse, all but wringing her hands in entreaty. "Carrots": Just a Little Boy
  • Good-bye, my cockbird," said he, wringing my hand with a grip that made it wince again, a tremble the while in his voice and something suspiciously like a tear in his eye. On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story
  • That might be changing, despite how the movie wrings its hands about the end of the day of narrative porn.
  • There has been much pious handwringing from the Democrats about the fate of poor Valerie Plame, but we have to put this into non-partisan perspective.
  • Note how few public concessions (none) Obama was able to wring from the Chinese about Sheryl McCarthy: Low Bow or Low Blows?
  • The only drawback is getting the usual supercilious comment from that arch-handwringer ‘Bystander’. Something Kind Of Grrrrrrrrr……….. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • As to the wringing, I would tend to agree that it produces a lacier, crunchier latke but when you are talking 5lbs or more of potatoes, wringing the potatoes out is a very labor intensivve step, and I think draining them in a colander and pressing them down to release most of the water works pretty well if you have a large amount to make. Latke-Vision: It Sure Beats The Yule Log
  • Unhappy creature that I am, said she, in a kind of phrensy, wringing her hands at the same time, and turning from me, her eyes lifted up! Clarissa Harlowe
  • He drank it, Ms. Muhlstein says, "by the potful, by the bucketful, despite the terrible cramps wringing his insides, the nervous eye twitches, and the burning in his stomach. Like Dining With Rabelais
  • You know, your wife may ask, gee, what kind of an example does it set when this happens and everybody in the publishing industry will wring their hands, but unfortunately I think it will happen.
  • And they put us all through the wringer back in the sixties, I can tell you. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • While hand-wringing seems to be the order of the day for Beantown, clearly, Belichick has confidence that the deal is a good one for the Patriots. The Belichickian aspect
  • The congressman also pressed Ergen on whether the combined company would wring price concessions from programmers.
  • At golf's big annual merchandise show in Orlando, Fla., last month, I sat through several state-of-the-industry hand-wringing sessions. The Battle for the Soul of the Game
  • His eyes were darting around frantically, his left leg bounced with a steady, arrhythmic, annoying rhythm and he was wringing his hands consistently.
  • There should be some hand-wringing [among Republicans]. Steele And Giuliani Jump To Palin's Defense Following Politico Piece
  • Broadway, and the dolly with the "shash" and "pairesol" which she had seen the day before under its glass case was hers for twenty-five dollars, and the plainer bit of china, who was to be dollie's mother and perform the parental duty of "panking her when she was naughty," was also purchased, and the dishes and the table and stove and bedstead, with ruffled sheets and pillow-cases and blue satin spread and the washboard and clothes bars and tiny wringer, with divers others toys, were bought with a disregard of expense which made Miss McDonald a wonder to those who waited on her. Miss McDonald
  • Waiving humanity, national honor, the claims of gratitude, the precious satisfaction arising from deeds of charity and justice to the weak and defenceless, -- the appeal for impartial suffrage addresses itself with great pertinency to the darkest, coldest, and flintiest side of the human heart, and would wring righteousness from the unfeeling calculations of human selfishness. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue
  • But old habits die hard, and Apple has shown a proclivity to chase market share while hand-wringing over shrinking gross margins.
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  • He killed the chicken quickly by wringing its neck.
  • Prop maker Peter Greenwood found a real mangle so the dame can wring clothes in the panto's slapstick scenes.
  • And in Thursday's episode, Leslie put Ron (Nick Offerman) through the wringer by enlisting April (Aubrey Plaza) to pretend she was planning an elaborate Pawnee rager. Why Ron Swanson’s Birthday Turned Super Sweet on Parks and Recreation
  • I nodded, my hands suddenly wringing in a strange and unexplainable nervousness.
  • Big talk from a thrapple I could wring one-handed? The Virgin In The Ice
  • Remember to wring your swimsuit out after your swim.
  • The handwringing in the press is so severe you can hear the bird-bones of these desiccated scribes cracking as they conjur up the next Horrible Scenario.
  • If that cover doesn't strike a chord then the first few pages of this amazing book most certainly will, and me and Andrew Marr (his Introduction that Stewart cleverly spotted is actually an Afterword) are both in snivelling uncontrollable 1950's (me 1953, he 1959) children's tears over it all, our hankies are wringing. 45 entries from March 2008
  • Oh I am so, so sorry about the weather, cried the marketing manager of Lilianfels hotel wringing her hands, when the driver dropped me off.
  • Not content to wring their hands and cry 'Woe is us,' everyday citizens researched the issues, organized to educate their neighbors, held rallies, made speeches, petitioned and canvassed, marched and marched again. Miles Mogulescu: Where Does the #Occupy Movement Go From Here?
  • Soak a small towel in the liquid, wring it out, then apply to the abdomen.
  • My stomach lurched as I threw myself at Roahin, doing anything I could to wring his scrawny, traitorous, lying, cheating little neck.
  • The police finally succeeded in wringing a confession from the prisoner.
  • Or an Eye of gifts & graces showring fruits & coined gold! Poems of William Blake
  • Wring the cloth almost dry and wipe the furniture section by section, drying with a clean dry cloth as you go so that no section stays wet.
  • It's impossible to wring a donation out of him.
  • It took me about a year afterwards to wring out a tear.
  • Wring the swan's neck who with deceiving plumage inscribes his whiteness on the azure stream; he merely vaunts his grace and nothing feels of nature's voice or the soul of things. Archive 2008-01-01
  • I hope you are right – some are already wringing their hands and saying the dems will lose the House this fall — the thought of Boehner in charge is making me sick to my stomach. Think Progress » ThinkFast: April 26, 2010
  • Bowring again: The cavern below the pattern of oculi is revealed to be the negative form of a building. Burying the Villa Savoye
  • A small girl with short bubblegum pink hair and red eyes runs out from the bushes and to me, wringing her hands nervously, and muttering, ‘Oh, no, oh, no, this cannot be good.’
  • The Government has got to get a grip. Wringing its hands and saying it is a world problem just isn't good enough.
  • This quarter, companies are still wringing every bit of productivity they can from their existing workforces.
  • Bowring reeled, choked, flailed his hands, tried to grab at reality, wherever it was.
  • One columnist who manages both to make sense of the situation and to wring some humor, however grim, out of it, is the gifted Diana West.
  • Before Lady Macbeth is shown walking in her sleep and wringing her hands that are sullied with the damned spot that all great Neptune's ocean could not wash away, her doctor and her waiting gentlewoman are sent to tell the audience of her "slumbery agitation. The Theory of the Theatre
  • There were months of handwringing and hankie clutching and ‘how will we ever sleep again knowing that political activity took place in the People's House!’
  • I'll wring your neck if you don't behave!
  • Blanch the spinach until wilted, then drain well, wringing thoroughly with your hands until it's dry.

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