EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ESPY
If danger lay there I could not espy it nor detect its presence.
There were no tall trees near behind which we could run should he espy us.
As soon as we were outside the door, whom should we espy there, in the large hall, just at the entrance?
I've lodged them with the Capuchins, where not even a prying sunbeam can espy them.
They rode on rapidly, intending to go to the house and inquire for Espy.
No,” said the great boy; “it belongs to Espy, and I am going to keep it for him.
“I should like to buy the squirrel, if Espy will sell him,” said Phonny.
But God had ane other work to wyrk then the eyes of men could espy.
Now and then one could espy amongst the branches a beautiful mot-mot.
The aged hind will espy from a greater distance your contrivances.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ESPY
- catch on
- find out
- get the drift
- get the hang of
- make out
- take in