Which preposition to use with sliding

into Occurrences 126%

Then, even as I puzzled to know what the thing was, a memory slid into my mind, and straightway, I knew that I was looking at a monstrous representation of Kali, the Hindu goddess of death.

down Occurrences 110%

We were toiling painfully up, when I heard a rush above, and in an instant my friend came like an arrow past me, sliding down the shelving rocks on his back, or rather in a half-sitting posture, his rear to the rocks.

from Occurrences 60%

Then, as I took my weight from off the parapet, a huge piece of the stone coping slid from under me, and fell with a crash among the disorganized throng beneath.

on Occurrences 59%

Look here, some one's got to go down that slide on skates, so just put 'em on.

in Occurrences 53%

" The Colonel slid in place the heavy wooden bar that had never before been requisitioned to secure the door, and he came and stood in the middle of the cabin, where he could let out all his inches.

over Occurrences 52%

"There, father!" he said; "I am going to fit a slide over this hole, and then I can let in just as much or as little air as I please.

to Occurrences 47%

I can use the lower shelf of the china-table, eh, ma?" Mrs. Horowitz, whose face, the color of old linen in the yellowing, emerged rather startling from the still black hair strained back from it, lay back in her chair, turning her profile against the upholstered back, half a wreath and a trail of raffia sliding to the floor.

of Occurrences 46%

With a great deal of fumbling,for in spite of everything I could do to keep up my courage my hands shook,I managed to remove the slide of my lantern.

off Occurrences 31%

" He slid off his perch into the ankle-deep water and waded out to the boat.

with Occurrences 24%

A greaser touched the crosshead-slides with a tallow swab, and a panting fireman thrust a bar through the furnace door.

out Occurrences 22%

It grew brighter; and, presently, there slid out of the green, a pale globe of softest white.

through Occurrences 22%

It is better to be a burglar with an ideal than a blameless person with very little soul or personality, who just slides through life accepting things: it is better to have a coster's ideal of a holiday than to be too indifferent or stupid to care or to know what you want.

along Occurrences 22%

Then all of a sudden he stuck his foot into the glass jam-dish, and it slid along the floor, and down he came bang in the middle of all the spread.

for Occurrences 17%

He knew that on their side of the slide for a distance of several hundred yards up and down the side of the mountain and for several miles athwart it the underbrush was impenetrable for horses and wicked travelling for men.

under Occurrences 12%

His clothing was not distinctive of wealth, his hands were hard and roughened by years of toil, and his necktie had a plebeian trick of sliding under his left ear.

past Occurrences 12%

O, I like the city, with its street cars weaving the streets together like shuttles; I love their flashing blue and red and green lights, as they slide past the streets, clanging their bells, and with faces looking out of the windows, and every one of the people knowing where they are going.

by Occurrences 10%

They filled up the two openings round the ends with lime and small stones, making them as tidy as they could, and fitting small slides by which Willie could close up the passages for the water when he pleased.

across Occurrences 9%

In all the movement of the overture the two dancers merely touched the tips of each other's fingers, and when the solemn measure came to a close the President slid across the floor in one graceful, immense pirouette, handing the lady who confronted him, bent nearly to the ground, into her seat.

between Occurrences 8%

It seemed to him that he could hear footsteps following, and in the terror that possessed him he almost expected every instant to feel the cold knife-blade slide between his own ribs in such a thrust from behind as he had seen given to the poor black man.

toward Occurrences 7%

It slides toward the front.

of Occurrences 7%

The natural effect is greatly aided by the sliding of the finger along the note, especially in the case of the lowing of cattle; but there are other exclamations that are readily reduced to music.

about Occurrences 7%

We had heard the heavy denotation of the slide about the hour of the alpenglow, a pale rosy interval in a darkling air, and judged he must have come from hunting to the ruined cliff and paced the night out before it, crying a very human woe.

at Occurrences 6%

We climbed the steps with the soap-stone slide at one side, and then walked on briskly over the springy turf through the hillocks of the covered quarry-heaps and the ruins of the deserted cottages.

beneath Occurrences 6%

For a long time he would not stand punishment, and it was necessary for the experimenter to be very careful in locking the doors, since the sound of the bar sliding beneath the floor often frightened and caused him to quit work.

round Occurrences 5%

Peaches," he added, raising his voice, "don't you slide round the house now.

Which preposition to use with  sliding