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I put down my haid, and was just kinda dragged up the aisle and onto the platform.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
His untidy hair was rumpled, as if someone had been hanging onto it while in the process of giving him the shiner.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Sikes, with Olivers hand still in his, softly approached the low porch, and raised the latch.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Either: we cannot give you what you ask, so fall back onto the defensive; or, go ahead, we will give you the means.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
To punctuate her observation Jessie Norwood lifted the iron latch and jerked open the door.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
But momentum was sufficient to carry Jeff Weedham's roadster out onto the road.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Black Hood let the clutch slap in and the roadster bounded back onto the tarvia drive.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
"I was out at the gas pumps when a gray sedan barreled into the station and in onto the wash rack," the young man explained.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Clipperton, instantly divining Matt's plan, started toward him, with the intention of helping him hang onto the end of the rope.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Burland waited for no more, but slipped through the French windows and onto the terrace.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LATCH ONTO

  • allocating
  • allotting
  • appointing
  • assigning
  • associating
  • connecting
  • consigning
  • designating
  • detailing
  • earmarking
  • imputing
  • investing with
  • lying
  • naming
  • placing
  • putting
  • seconding
  • sending
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