Which preposition to use with bowling

of Occurrences 459%

he continued, as he tapped the thumb nail of his left hand with the inverted bowl of his pipe, knocking the ashes from it as he spoke, 'well, well!

with Occurrences 78%

Mix in a salad bowl with 1/4 teaspoonful of salt, 1 teaspoonful of curry-powder, 2 tablespoonfuls of tarragon vinegar, 4 tablespoonfuls of olive-oil.

in Occurrences 43%

There were flowers beside each plate as well as in the quaintly carved bowl in the centre of the table.

on Occurrences 22%

In less than five minutes Kaviak was once more seated on the cricket, but very magnificent now in his musk-rat coat, so close up to Mac that he could lean against his arm, and eating out of a plenty-bowl on his knees a discreet spoonful of mush drowned in golden syrupa supper for a Sultan if only there had been more!

to Occurrences 17%

I say "outflanked," because it is not the intention of these sunny Amendments to put an end to these feathery Dexters immediately, but to drive them into the ten-pin alley, where they are leisurely bowled to an untimely end.

along Occurrences 15%

Once we were fairly off and bowling along the dark road, a sense of relief came to me, and whatever qualms I may have felt soon vanished.

for Occurrences 15%

Take a pint of good thick cream, grate into it the outermost skin of two lemons, and squeeze the juice into a jack of white wine, and sweeten it to your taste; take the whites of two eggs without the strains, beat them to a froth, so whisk them altogether in a stone bowl for half an hour, then put them into glasses for use.

at Occurrences 14%

"That chap with the wicket-keeping gloves in his hand is Partridge, their captain," said Carton; "and that fellow who's putting out the single stump to bowl at is Austin.

from Occurrences 13%

Said one among them"Surely not in vain My substance of the common Earth was ta'en And to this Figure moulded, to be broke, Or trampled back to shapeless Earth again." Then said a Second"Ne'er a peevish Boy Would break the Bowl from which he drank in joy;

over Occurrences 9%

Big and strong and swift, with fists like a blacksmith's, Kurt bowled over this assailant and that one.

before Occurrences 5%

A couple of Halkett's officers, whom our young gentlemen knew, were sitting under the porch, with the Virginian toddy bowl before them, and the boys joined them and sent for glasses and more toddy, in a very grown-up manner.

into Occurrences 4%

The Celestine was bowling into Bedford Harbor with a fair wind.

of Occurrences 4%

The bowling of a house team is all head and no body.

at Occurrences 3%

Even a wall painting of Rip Van Winkle bowling at tenpins in the mountains is now set off with a pigtail.

out Occurrences 3%

This view of the "fossle" so delighted the company that, acting on a sudden impulse, they pushed the punch-bowl out of the way, and, with a whoop, hoisted the huge thing on the table.

by Occurrences 3%

The fingers of the honeysuckle in the rough painted bowl by the window caught and held sunlight.

along Occurrences 2%

After awhile a towering four-in-hand coach rose out of the hollow where it had been hidden, and came bowling along the level.

past Occurrences 2%

He vaulted from his bicycle suddenly, as they were bowling past a little gray house set in weeds, and the others, looking back, saw him carrying a dripping pail of water along the path to the kitchen doorsteps.

through Occurrences 2%

"The fame of Tyrants should, if justice swayed, Be bowled through deserts their ambition made; But OGLETHORPE has gained a well-earned praise, Who made the heirs of want, the lords of ease: The gloomy wood to plenteous harvests changed, And founded cities where the wild beasts ranged.

down Occurrences 2%

As we bowled down the road toward a group of brick houses on the left, a shell passed not more than fifty yards in front of us and through the side of one of these houses as easily as a circus rider pops through a tissue-paper hoop.

across Occurrences 2%

We ran across the grass after the shadows of the round clouds that bowled across the sky.

without Occurrences 2%

Next came a swarthy gentleman from Palanpur, who said he was a hawker of glass sugar-bowls, and produced one bowl without a top as proof of his profession.

between Occurrences 2%

" The General reappeared with the whisky, stamping the snow off his feet before he joined the group at the table, where the Christmas-tree was seasonably cheek by jowl with the punch-bowl between the low-burnt candles.

on Occurrences 2%

He had always had the style, and now he had the strength as well, Saunder's bowling on a true wicket seemed simple to him.

to Occurrences 1%

I have seen him demoralise a whole team by the way in which he would take wicket after wicket, within an hour, by the artful way in which he adapted the style of his bowling to the character of the man who fenced him at the wicket.

Which preposition to use with  bowling