Thesaurus / swat
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Then Michael and Alan would be inclined to fidget, until Michael announced it was time to go and swat.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
The Lhari had spoken regretfully, but the way they'd speak of a fly they couldn't manage to swat fast enough.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
See here, out with the whole thing, or I'll swat yer one on the cocoanut, Humpendinck!
THE BOY LAND BOOMERRALPH BONEHILL
If ye blab a word to anyone, ye'll git me in trouble, an' I'll crush ye as willin' as I'd swat a fly.
MARY LOUISE IN THE COUNTRYL. FRANK BAUM (AKA EDITH VAN DYNE)
As the centuries rolled on, this district of Swat, together with the valley of Dir, became a great headquarters of Buddhism.
THE GATES OF INDIATHOMAS HOLDICH
His glee at having a chance to swat the Prussians was intense.
MOLLY BROWN OF KENTUCKYNELL SPEED
What the child meant by "swat" I had no idea; neither did I care.
THE HOUSE OF THE MISTY STARFANNIE CALDWELL MACAULAY
Once inside, Jim gave the defeated and lumbering bull a triumphant swat with his switch.
TICKTOCK AND JIMKEITH ROBERTSON
They are lost like slaves that swat, and in the skies of morning hung The stair-ways of the tallest gods when tyranny was young.
"Well, you don't want girls to swat as hard as boys," said Piers, who was rather fond of airing his opinions on various topics.
A FOURTH FORM FRIENDSHIPANGELA BRAZIL
WORDS RELATED TO SWAT
- knuckle sandwich
- give a black eye
- knock around
- knock out
- let fly
- let have it
- ride roughshod
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