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Our luck is like water in a dragnet: you pull at it and it bulges, but when you've drawn it out it's empty!

"Mascola ran across our trammels this morning with a dragnet," the girl explained.

He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his dragnet.

Ronquillo had “set a dragnet,” and taken the rice of all the people within reach, beginning with himself.

Their idea of hunting for a workman is to dragnet the back rooms of saloons—especially if they're after a Socialist.

When Pasquale found that only an insignificant peon Pedro Cabenza had been taken in his dragnet, he exploded with fury.

Another invalid—my secretary—one flounders in a dragnet of unfortunate circumstances.

He had thrown out a dragnet of detectives and every suspicious character in the city was passing through it or landing in prison.

The Indulgence was a dragnet, drawing large hauls of hungry fish, and leaving them to squirm on the shores of sinful compromises.

I thank you cordially for the police protection afforded me while the chief had his dragnet in operation.

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