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155 examples of  yanking  in sentences

155 examples of yanking in sentences

All of a sudden the Muskeeter I was hangin' to give a yank, and drew out his foot, left his bute in my hand.

I really don't know what to call it except my deplorable omission in failing to be born a ladyhas seemed to you to yank the very last rag off the gooseberry-bush?" He scoffed.

I tell you what it is, Yank, you'll see snakes right soon, for our folks are behind you.

"A Yank, by the Lord!

When it is found out we shall be in Richmond, and, if the provost folk get hold of me afore I've been home and planted my haul, then I'm a Yank.

The Red Cross nurses in the photo (two girls from Aberdeen, S. D.), are giving wounded Yank a newspaper from God's country and some chocolate, and he evidently appreciates their work.

At the tick of eleven o'clock they gave that rope one mighty yank, all together, and the gun roared out the last shot of the war.

The Last Yank of the Yanks.

He t-t-told me he knew he c-c-could yank a m-m-mess of fine trout out of that c-c-creek, where it looked so s-s-shallow just back there.

Please yank me out of this, won't you?" Impetuous Bandy-legs was about to instantly start forward when Max gripped him by the arm.

I can't do much up here, in the way of pulling, for I'd lose my balance; but make up your mind we're meaning to yank you out of that in a jiffy, Steve.

They glanced toward the sound; they saw at the window the puckered and perplexed face of the "judge"; they were just in time to see a big hand grasp him by the shoulder and yank him out of sight.

It wasn't a fish at all that yanked me overboard.

Sayin which he gives the door bell a yank, which was enuff to pull the roof off from over our heads.

He yanked out his gun and started to pull a drop on old Jack's head.

He was literally "yanked" toward that sunken keyhole.

" "You're welcome," said Racey, hospitably yanking his trousers from the only chair the room possessed.

"You stop that cussin'," resumed Racey, seizing the bridle short and yanking the bouncing horse to a standstill with a swerve and a jerk that almost unseated its rider.

So the virtuous householder was rather more than unceremonious about yanking the princely housebreaker inside and lending him a foot to accelerate his return to the living-room; where Victor brought up, on all-fours again, in almost precisely the spot from which he had risen.

" "Well," answered Toddles, "it did stick a bit, but I just yanked it over and it worked.

"Well, kid, you're going to be yanked out of this little imitation world of yours pretty pronto.

"Now yank that saddle off and put it yonder with mine.

All you got to do is to keep listening with your nose, and if you smell it burning, yank her off.

V. draw, pull, haul, lug, rake, drag, tug, tow, trail, train; take in tow. wrench, jerk, twitch, touse^; yank

Yesterday he read me Leith's description of stone hamungas and things that are supposed to have been built before Julius Caesar invaded Britain, and he's pop-eyed with joy as he thinks how he'll yank Fame by the tail when he gets on the ground and snapshots the affairs.

"So off I hiked to the shanty, and never a word I said, I floated in like a cyclone, I yanked him out of my bed, And I grabbed the concertina and smashed it over his head.

I'll go back to ther farm, git their yokes on 'em and yank you out of here.

Now the stream would stop as one line tried to break through the other, puzzled drivers would yank their horses back, then some determined section commander would come charging back, fling his horse into the tanglewagon tongues jammed into the canopy in front, protestations in German, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak, goodness knows what, until at last one line gave way and the other shot forward through the dust again.

" I made a dash down the long platform, yanked open a door, and was about to ask if I might get in, when I saw that the coach was full of wounded soldiers in khaki, lying about on the floor as well as the seats.

First, I count on poking round in some of our old hauntspoor mother's and mineand then, when I am way down in the dumps I'll yank myself up again with a little funtheatres and roof-gardens and such-like.

He realized at once that he would have to go, and when Jumbo gave a quick yank he rolled over and bridged.

By the impact of their full weight, and by relying not merely upon their arms, but on the whole pull of back and legs, the Kingstonians gave the rope a yank that would have annoyed an oak-tree, and certainly left the Trojans no chance.

The scouts were getting in their work, hooking their bent arms around the necks of their opponents and yanking them out of the line.

Now to reach up and get the turnip you must step on the piece of wood, and as soon as you do so that tree branch, to which the wire is fast, will spring up, the wire will slip around your neck, you will be yanked up into the air, and that will be the last of you.

Suddenly he threw out the clutch, shut down his throttle control with one hand, and yanked with the other at the cord which loosed the Waterbug's shrill whistle.

Let's yank 'er over to the shop.

They couldn't crawl out in the open to get to the General, and it's my belief they meant to drive a sap out to the listening-post, and then out to the General, and yank him in, so they could go through his pockets.

Every minute or two he pulled the chain and yanked the furnace door open to throw in the coal, shutting the door again after each shovelful, to keep the fire hot.

"Look at the Yank with the sword.

Grandma was washing when a Yank come and told them they had been sot free.

Once Thirteen was yanked out of Healy's handas no volley of native shots had ever disordered.

"Johnnie!" cried "Yank," "who is she, the one we've got?"

The old lady lost her step at that, because I suppose she was surprised by a Yank speakin' good French, most of 'em relyin', like Matthews here, on the sign language, although I'll say that Matthews gets plenty far enough with that.

Anyway, the widow, bein' a frawg widow, I figgered how she'd think maybe it was a Yank Bible issued special to the A.E.F. and condensed like malted milk or somethin'.

Yank Brown, miler; with illus.

Yank Brown, pitcher; with illus.

Yank Brown, honor man; with illus.

Yank Brown, honor man.

A Yank in the R.A.F., by Harlan Thomas, pseud.

Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc. (PWH); 11Feb70; R479931. MONTGOMERY, RUTHERFORD G. Hurricane Yank.

Yank: the GI story of the war.

Yank Brown, miler; with illus.

Yank Brown, pitcher; with illus.

Yank Brown, honor man; with illus.

Yank Brown, honor man.

A Yank in the R.A.F., by Harlan Thomas, pseud.

Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc. (PWH); 11Feb70; R479931. MONTGOMERY, RUTHERFORD G. Hurricane Yank.

Yank: the GI story of the war.

" This caution was uttered just in time, for Horace was in the very act of yanking the youthful commander by the foot when his father spoke.

THE WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH "'Yank! yank!' says the White-breasted Nuthatch, as he runs up tree-trunks and comes down again head foremost, quite as a matter of course.

THE WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH "'Yank! yank!' says the White-breasted Nuthatch, as he runs up tree-trunks and comes down again head foremost, quite as a matter of course.

"He yanked the shoes off his horse before he left.

"It's the Stateshe's a Yank!"

Is this Yank anything to you?" I forced the door shut, and stood with my back against it, the black muzzle of my Colt staring them in the eyes.

"You've merely got on the wrong trail, Yank.

"But I am a stranger to youa Yank.

"There was a man in your company when you arrived, dressed as a Yank.

"Well, by all the gods, a Yank, and in full regalia!

"But if I could get my hands on that Yank

Is this Yank anything to you?"

Do you think I would demean myself by lyingto a Yank?

Under other conditions I might accede to your request, but not nownot to give you over to a Yank.

"He's that damned Yank Billie's been so interested in," broke out the captain, "the same fellow who knocked me off my horse at Jonesboro.

I'll get the Yank, second or no second, if the fellow doesn't back out.

"When a Confederate officer takes the side of a Yank," was the instant angry response, "he can hardly claim much consideration.

"Are you the Yank in command?" he asked brusquely, staring up at me.

I just naturally yanked him 'long with me up stairs into the kitchen, an' flung him down against the wall.

I never got eyes on him in daylight, an' when I yanked him out

You simply want to dodge when she leads with the right, take your full ten seconds on the floor, and come back with your left cheek turned toward her, though, of course, you'll yank it back out of reach just before she lands on it.

But though he merely tied the prisoner's ankle after the usual manner, he knotted the small rope with a vicious yank, pulled it as tight as he could and passed the rope under the flinching belly of the buckskin to Davis, on the other side.

"Say, you don't want to let the fellows outside see you looking like that," he remarked, when Jack had yanked a horn comb through his red-brown mop of hair as if he were hoeing corn.

A little later, above the high-pitched rattle of the wagon wheels, they heard the raucous, long-drawn "Yank-ee doo-oo-dle da-a-andy!" which confirmed their suspicions and identified the comers as gringos beyond a doubt.

And with a motion so swift that the marshal had no time to help himself, Bud Shoop seized the other's goatee and yanked him from the cracker barrel.

At last they brought their guns to the ground arms, parade rest, and the leader, an ex-Confederate officer, drawled out, "Wall, Yank, what do you want of we uns?" "Just as you please, gentlemen, peace or war?" "We are smoking the pipe, or cigar, of peace, Yank.

At last they brought their guns to the ground arms, parade rest, and the leader, an ex-Confederate officer, drawled out, "Wall, Yank, what do you want of we uns?" "Just as you please, gentlemen, peace or war?" "We are smoking the pipe, or cigar, of peace, Yank.

Instantly his eyes flashed angry fire, he shot out his fist to strike me, when a neighbor said, "Don't hit him Cap, he don't know no better, he's a Yank."

"Wall Yank," drawled this six feet of fighting man, "seein' ye don't know no better, I'll let ye off this time; but I don't keep no tarvern, and when me and my family come yure way, we'll all stop with yew, that'll even it up."

'Course, Black Wolf has a game leg for good, but the worst that's stuck to me is a yank or two of rheumatism in the rainy season.

When the poor lad was yanked off the horse the hose stretched so his feet touched the ground: he gave a jump, went up high enough to loose the strain, swallowed a mouthful of air, and so forth.

Rick-stick-stank! High ball, low ball, dirty-faced Yank!"

The horse stopped, and unfortunately she gave a "yank" on one of the reins, turning the horse to one side; then a pull on the other rein, turning the horse sharply to the other side.

When agin that loud angry roar begun in the suller, and agin Ury ketched Philury round the waist, for she wanted to stand her ground, but he yanked her down stairs and half way acrost the back yard.

The fight has scarce begun, and the Yank has seen the fun Of the rush of freighted vessels to be handy, O! Just in time for the old duties; they competed, like young beauties For the smile of some young roving Royal dandy, O!

Go 'n' try t' yank a man right off a boat like thet air when they hain' no right t' tech 'im.

"Because," he replied, "you're the first Yank I ever saw trimmed up just to suit me.

"Patrick Henry," returned Pat with a vicious yank.

"Say that old lollypop must've been a Yank.

He rolled the tattered tires out into the sunlight, let out the air and yanked them from their rims.

Now he cuffed the Swede soundly and told him to shut up, and yanked him off the car.

Casey went staggering to the Ford, dumped the canvas rolls in and yanked Ole up by the collar, propelling him into the tonneau.