Thesaurus / string out

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It soon began to string out, with a narrower front, and the Serpent was not one of the foremost vessels.

Ned, the son of WebbWilliam O. Stoddard

She'll have to indulge him a little—let the string out a little here and there; but she'll always have him under control.

Double HarnessAnthony Hope

He had played his string out—had come to the end of his trail.

They know what I think—they just want me to string out a lot of excuses for them not to act!

The Dark TowerPhyllis Bottome

To surmount this, John was to go down to the lane, taking the kite with him, while Jem lowered the string out of the broken pane.

Whenever the steers wanted to move they would take the middle of the track single file, and string out mile after mile.

The Nerve of FoleyFrank H. Spearman

Dicky pulled a piece of string out of some unfathomable pocket.

If we touch them on these points, it will be like playing an accompaniment to an instrument with one string out of tune.

Fraternal CharityRev. Father Valuy

Oh, I suppose you'd like to hear me string out a lot of damns.

Corporal CameronRalph Connor

String out your ropes, boys, and pass over all them picket-pins.

Out of the DepthsRobert Ames Bennet
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