Thesaurus / mousetrap
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
“And yet here I die in a mousetrap—with no more noise about it than my own squeaking,” answered he.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 4 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The players enter and plan with Hamlet the performance of The Mousetrap.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
It's probably not much more than a better mousetrap, but you want to believe it is, don't you?
MY SHIPMATE--COLUMBUSSTEPHEN WILDER
It is another to say (in the face of ocular experience) that the mousetrap runs after the mouse.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAWGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
"And yet here I die in a mousetrap—with no more noise about it than my own squeaking," answered he.
THE SHORT-STORYWILLIAM PATTERSON ATKINSON
One bird was shot when flushed; the other was caught in a Museum Special mousetrap.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Each answers what he pleases, as a saucepan, a mousetrap, etc.
When I got there I found that poor Tom was imprisoned in a mousetrap.
PUSS JUNIOR AND ROBINSON CRUSOEDAVID CORY
A mousetrap is set, for the cats remain at home, and are hungry for their prey.
HENRY VIII AND HIS COURTLOUISE MUHLBACH
Mrs. Sieppe set down the mousetrap with such violence that it sprung with a sharp snap.
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