Which preposition to use with ploughed

in Occurrences 32%

We have all chanced on photographs of European soldiers helping the women plough in springtime, and reap the harvest in the autumn.

with Occurrences 30%

They ploughed with horses, they ploughed with tractors, they sowed the seed, they thinned and weeded the plants, they reaped, they raked, they pitched the hay, they did fencing and milking.

through Occurrences 24%

They ploughed through what looked to her like an impenetrable thicket; they forded the stream where it widened out placidly, stepping on boulders.

for Occurrences 13%

(Kabkab.) "Rise up, O Sun, and hie thee forth, On thee we'll put a bonnet old: We'll plough for thee a little field

of Occurrences 11%

This was to be accomplished by the use of a specially devised plough of peculiar construction, to be drawn by a powerful team, by which means the pipe containing the electric conductors was to be automatically deposited in the earth.

over Occurrences 9%

In the meantime, in the hope of avoiding a recurrence of so distressing a calamity, the colonists ploughed over the whole surface of their cemetery, and sowed it with corn; thus concealing what was to them so sacred from the eyes of their wild and ruthless foes.

into Occurrences 9%

But the second bullet ploughed into the ceiling as Lanyard in desperation executed a coup de pied in la savate, and narrowly succeeded in kicking the pistol from Dupont's grasp.

on Occurrences 8%

Although I went ploughing with Guru for several days in a row, he never let me plough on my own because getting the right balance was still very difficult for me and if any of the bullocks got hurt due to my inexperience he would have to give the animal at least 15 days' rest which would cost him heavily in earnings.

across Occurrences 6%

An American fanner would plough across any such path, and obliterate it with his hills of potatoes and Indian corn; but here it is protected by law, and still more by the sacredness that inevitably springs up, in this soil, along the well-defined footprints of centuries.

at Occurrences 6%

His duty is to rouse out the ryots, see the hoes and ploughs at work, get the weeding done, and be responsible for the state of the cultivation generally.

by Occurrences 6%

Whilst thou dost spend with friend and foe, At home che hold the plough by th' tail: Che dig, che delve, che zet, che zow, Che mow, che reap, che ply my flail.

to Occurrences 6%

At the slightest provocation he would have hammered his plough to pieces, or have rushed, axe in hand, and mad with hatred, on the old wheel by way of avenging his misfortunes.

along Occurrences 4%

As he gnawed away desperately in the hope of satisfying his craving for food, he somehow got entangled in the harness, and, taking fright, struggled to get free, tugging at the traces as if he would drag the plough along with him.

as Occurrences 3%

Young canes there were kept also often ploughed as a weeding, and the hoe was kept to weed round the plant when very young; but of this there was little need, if the land had been sufficiently ploughed.

between Occurrences 2%

My heart leaps up when I behold hundreds of them so close together that you can hardly get a plough between.

than Occurrences 2%

"Mama said she druther plough than chop.

without Occurrences 2%

What is advanced as the main advantage of trench-ploughing in the first passagethat it can be safely done without previous draining, is in the second wholly discarded by the advice, never to trench-plough without previous draining.

from Occurrences 2%

Scarcely fifteen hundred million souls are to-day scattered through the few cultivated patches of the globe, and is that not indeed paltry, when the globe, ploughed from end to end, might nourish ten times that number?

before Occurrences 1%

Yet there is land belonging to our neighbour Mr. G, on the other side of the river, where the conditions of the soil must be precisely the same, and yet which is being ploughed before our faces.

under Occurrences 1%

I saw, one summer, acres of garden truck at its prime ploughed under in Connecticut because of a shortage of labor.

out Occurrences 1%

Once upon a time Chando went to the hills to fashion a plough out of a log of wood; and his wife was left at home alone, Chando was so long in coming back that his wife grew impatient; so she made some mosquitos and sent them to worry him and drive him home.

until Occurrences 1%

On account of the floods, the lowlands cannot be ploughed until the end of December, or the middle of January; when the work is light and simple.

amid Occurrences 1%

While humanity, warmed by the soft breath of the Renaissance, was admiring the Apollos and adoring the Venus' discovered by the plough amid the ruins of mediaeval catastrophes, the type of supreme beauty for the Spanish monarchy was the criminal of Judea.

Which preposition to use with  ploughed