Which preposition to use with flinches

from Occurrences 59%

She knew her father too well to suppose that he would flinch from any measure he had proposed to himself.

at Occurrences 16%

He would not flinch at confronting the whole German army.

in Occurrences 13%

Not a man who failed at need; not a man of them all who flinched in the press; not one who took thought for his life.

before Occurrences 4%

Nay, since even the Senator Marcantonio had not flinched before that wonderful agonized white face, he need not confine her, as he had intended, in a convent for decorous keeping; he was glad of the change in her favor which would prevent the harshness that might have increased her influence to the degree of danger.

under Occurrences 4%

These methods, however, are never wholly satisfactory, as a horse with the soundest of feet will sometimes flinch under these manipulations.

on Occurrences 2%

The coronet is hot, and tender to the touch, sometimes even perceptibly swollen, and percussion over the wail is met with flinching on the part of the animal.

beneath Occurrences 2%

Now, man of iron though he seemed, Sir Benedict must needs start and flinch beneath her hold and grow livid by reason of the sharp pain of it; whereat she loosed him of a sudden and fell away, white hands tight clasped together.

behind Occurrences 1%

" She flinched behind the gun's muzzle in resentful affright.

with Occurrences 1%

The rain was still beating furiously down, but Diamond did not flinch with his master's hand upon him.

by Occurrences 1%

They made her flinch by their very ruthlessness.

for Occurrences 1%

Who is with him?" The priest saw that he flinched for the first time when told that the wounded man had been taken to Ruth's room.

through Occurrences 1%

"He did not flinch through all the trial, Jacqueline.

to Occurrences 1%

These sheep would almost never flinch to the shot, and it was difficult to tell when you had hit, unless in an immediately vital spot.

Which preposition to use with  flinches