EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPANNER
You won't wise him up that I threw a spanner into the machinery?
It's the servant man looking for a spanner for your father, Miss Mary.
He jumped at me unexpected when the spanner hit him, and I fell.
If you was to put the spanner on the nuts sometimes you wouldnt get half the trouble.
Then he picked up a spanner, and unscrewed something, and—off she went!
What, then, has thrown a spanner into the works, why the crisis?
I had t' show ye that no spanner ever bothered Mike Bannock.
The spanner was twitched from his hand flung across the room.
Lying on the plates is the spanner which must have spun from his hand as he fell to destruction.
There was a saddlebag with spanner and oilcan, but no clue as to the owner.