elbow room

[ el-boh-room, -roo m ]SEE DEFINITION OF elbow room
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What it lacked in conveniences it made up in opportunities and elbow room.

He had to have elbow room no matter where he had to go to get it.

I prefer the mountains, where at any rate you have elbow room.

Sunshine and thin air are abundant, however, and elbow room.

Some persons, as she reflected, are permitted an amount of elbow room altogether disproportionate to their deserts.

A quaint old writer says that the presence of a saint 'hinders the devil of elbow room to do his tricks.'

This gave the masses of ice much more “elbow room,” and decreased the danger of capsizing.

Lack o' exercise an' fresh air, an' elbow room hev done fur poor Sol Hyde at last.

And all because the Screwing Company would not buy land enough to get elbow room.

There was plenty of elbow room; no more of the overcrowding they had suffered since they landed.

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