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noun as in trench

verb as in get rid of

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A sheriff’s deputy had little trouble finding him — the man had passed out drunk in a nearby ditch with an open box of Reese’s Pieces.

You are ignoring the problem here, which is last week in Pennsylvania, you had ballots found in a ditch.

McEnany clarified that the ballots were found in a ditch in Wisconsin.

The newly discovered earthwork, a 2-meter-wide ditch that forms a semicircle about 50 meters across, is similar to other circular earthworks known as council circles.

Specially equipped drones flying over a Kansas cattle ranch have detected the buried remnants of a horseshoe-shaped ditch made more than 400 years ago by ancestors of today’s Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, scientists say.

Who knew explaining how to change a tire and back out of a ditch could be so seductive?

Worries about a last ditch Nazi stand in the Alps had mounted appreciably over the final year of the war.

It also made sense for Sorenson to ditch Bachmann for entirely political reasons.

Outside the lodge, running along its perimeter, was a small ditch lined by posts topped by a chest-high wooden beam.

Fonda tried in vain to convince Jarrow and Archer to ditch the project.

It was encircled by a ditch, but the drawbridge was down, and the rust on its chains argued that long had it been so.

"Mother would be awfully cross if you walked through that ditch," says Judy, continuing a conversation.

He gripped Shiv's shoulder convulsively, nearly sending his own car into the ditch by so doing.

We cut over the fields at the back with him between usstraight as the crow fliesthrough hedge and ditch.

Then I ditch from the lake, and I am the proud owner of a large tract of valuable irrigated land.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ditch, such as: dike/dyke, gutter, moat, trench, canal, and channel.

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