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How to use at one's elbow in a sentence

Jos lifted himself on his elbow, and fixing his shining eyes on Ramona, said in Spanish, "My mother asks if you are travellers?"
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
We must make more—much more—elbow room before the Turks get help from Asia or Constantinople.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Having paused a few seconds to recover breath, he brushed his hat with his elbow, and declared himself ready.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Just try it once, and you'll see how ingenious it is—only one must be careful not to throw out the elbow in turning out the wrist.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Lettice raised herself suddenly on her elbow and looked down at him with earnestness.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Abraham sighed and drew his sleeve across his mouth from the elbow to the tips of his fingers.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
With these words the matron dropped into her chair, and, once more resting her elbow on the table, thought of her solitary fate.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Then a sudden sound sent him on to one elbow—the thud of an approaching horse's hoofs.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS

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