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155 examples of yanking in sentences

"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.

" "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.

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.

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

Let's yank 'er over to the shop.

Yank Brown, miler; with illus.

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

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

" 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.

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.

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.

"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.

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