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  • as inarrest
  • as inpush
  • as inbill
  • as incompel
  • as inelicit
  • as inextort

synonyms for put the arm on

  • apprehend
  • capture
  • catch
  • detain
  • imprison
  • incarcerate
  • jail
  • round up
  • seize
  • bag
  • book
  • brace
  • bust
  • collar
  • drop
  • gaff
  • get
  • glom
  • grab
  • hook
  • kick
  • nab
  • nail
  • net
  • nick
  • pinch
  • pull
  • secure
  • sidetrack
  • snag
  • tab
  • tag
  • pick up
  • pull in
  • put the cuffs on
  • roust
  • run in
  • take in
  • take prisoner
  • toss in jail
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antonyms for put the arm on

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  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • lose
  • misunderstand
  • release
  • exonerate
  • loosen
  • take up
  • unfasten
  • activate
  • encourage
  • pull
  • leave alone
  • rest
  • discourage
  • stop
  • keep
  • hold
  • hide
  • conceal
  • suppress
  • repress
  • wait
  • slow
  • delay
  • calm
  • laze
  • retard
  • dissuade
  • remain
  • hinder
    • keep
    • cover
    • give
    • repress
    • hide
    • soothe
    • placate
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    How to use put the arm on in a sentence

    He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    The mother's lips could not finish the charge she was about to put upon her innocent child.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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