buttoning up

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How to use buttoning up in a sentence

  • Landy, too, sensing the importance of coming events, improved his appearance by buttoning up his shirt-front.

    David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
  • "All for yourself," said Mr. Mathieson, buttoning up his money with a very satisfied air.

    The Carpenter's Daughter | Anna Bartlett Warner
  • In every room there would be one girl buttoning up another girl.

  • Mr. Butler said he would not he interrogated, putting his pencil in his pocket and buttoning up his coat.

  • Mr. Frank Sullivan flung away his cigar, and began buttoning up his gloves.

    In the Days of My Youth | Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards

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