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Carey Mulligan traditionally plays smart and sweet, so it’s effectively jarring to see her grind all that sweetness down into various tones of rage, with one shade to match every color on her rainbow fingernails.
You’re always chewing your fingernails, hoping that your budget’s going to balance, hoping you can continue doing the work you need to do.
He took one up, eased a stray safety match from his vest pocket, flicked it with his fingernail, and lit up.
Frey reached in his pocket and pulled out a safety match and flicked it with his fingernail.
He yanked off the cover, losing most of a fingernail in the process, and removed the fuse.
Her dainty pointed fingernail, varnished blue, stabbed at points of light.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
"Let's see now," he said, and ran a highly polished fingernail down a long column of names.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
In one corner, he found a barely discernible indentation that might have been made by a fingernail.
Metallic feathers were thrust with clockwork precision into the wings of a skeleton bird no longer than my fingernail.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Deftly he slit the paper with his fingernail and removed a strip of it, revealing a listening device.

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