63 examples of scooting in sentences

"I suppose there are still some of these German submarines scooting about almost under our feet.

I saw him scooting off like a scared dog.

" We could see him scooting pell mell around the edge of the cooking shack, his spindle legs as thin as sticks.

We saw it stop at the station in Catskill and we heard the bell ring and saw it start again and go scooting along the shore and far away, till we couldn't see it any more.

They were scooting away gloriously, rising and pounding the waves, when Mooka, who did not have to steer and whose restless glance was roving over every bay and hillside, jumped up, her eyes round as lynx's.

"Bedad," said the Galway boy, "they mean to scoot like redshanks.

Grim asked at once for the auto for me (I couldn't have had it otherwise), and a moment later Jeremy and I were scooting into darkness through narrow streets and driving rain, with the hubs of the wheels awash in places and "shipping it green" over the floor when we dipped and pitched over a cross-street gutter.

At three hundred feet he saw them distinctlygray streaks scooting across the trodden snow or resting on haunches, their shadows stretching before them.

Then, when I shouted, of course, he had to scoot.

Then he made me scoot over here with it as fast as I could.

Officers in long gray overcoats with facings of blue, green, black, yellow and four shades of reddepending on the branches of the service to which they belongedwere piling into automobiles and scooting away.

"I say, wasn't Kent foolish to go scooting off like that?

"Then we are liable to go scooting skyward in a hurry!"

Once in the channel we filled away to the south, scooting past the black upper-works of the Kut Sang, as we caught a stiff breeze from the north.

The hard macadam road was no more than dampened, and ambulances and motor-trucks went scooting by as on a city street.

We'd better be scooting back to school.

Then Tug would call out some eloquent gibberish like "Seventy-'leven-three-teen," and that meant that on the first down the full-back was to come in on the run, and take the ball through the enemy's left-guard and tackle; on the second down the right half-back was to crisscross with the left half-back; and on the third down the right-guard was to scoot round the left-end.

For in snow-shoe walking the feet must be lifted straight up and then carried forward before they are planted, and any attempt to slide them forward makes a woeful tangle; to try to lift the ski off the ground, however, is to invite ridiculous distress, and the whole art of scooting on the ski is in the long, sliding motion.

After vaulting gaily over one rail fence, and scooting jauntily along across a wide pasture, the Kingstonians were surprised to hear the sound of other footsteps than theirs, and they turned and found a large and enthusiastic bull endeavoring to join their select circle.

" He said nothing more until we were scooting downhill in the car in the midst of a cloud of dust.

The chief immediate reaction of this astonishing irruption of gigantic poultry upon the human mind was to arouse an extraordinary passion to whoop and run and throw things, and in quite a little time almost all the available manhood of Hickleybrows and several ladies, were out with a remarkable assortment of flappish and whangable articles in handto commence the scooting of the giant hens.

Accordingly in we went, where a parcel of Muddling Muckworms were as busy as so many Rats in an old Cheese Loft; some Going, some Coming, some Scribling, some Talking, some Drinking, some Smoaking, others Jangling: and the whole Room stinking of Tobacco, like a Dutch Scoot or a Boatswain's Cabbin.

" The dread of "scooting" grew for a time, but wise men were able to overcome it.

From official rules of deportment the British soldier knows how to salute when on foot or mounted on bicycle, horse, mule, camel, elephant, motor-lorry or yak, but no provision has been made for the case of an army scooting on ski.

Dog my skin, ef I ever get fairly limbered up afore it's 'Dad!' and 'Oh, Dad!'" To Lance's intense satisfaction the girl received this harangue with an air of supreme indifference, and when "Dad" had relapsed into an unintelligible, and, as it seemed to Lance, a half-frightened muttering, she said coolly, "Ye'd better drop that axe and scoot round getten' this stranger some breakfast and some grub to take with him.

63 examples of  scooting  in sentences