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Quotes of dent

  1. I don't see a groundswell of people willing to raise gas taxes right now. That leaves fuel economy standards as the only effective tool we have as a nation to make a dent in our dangerous and ever growing consumption of oil. – Sherwood Boehlert
  2. I've never believed that the only way to make a dent is to be a table thumper. – David Brudnoy
  3. Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve. – George W. Bush
  4. Movie distribution may very well have migrated fully to digital form by then, making a huge dent in the need to print film and physically distribute content. – Vinton Cerf
  5. I think MTV put a huge dent in the songwriting craft. – Christopher Cross
  6. We made more money feeding molasses, urea, and corn cobs to cattle than we ever did feeding dent corn. – Orville Redenbacher
  7. Getting to play the blues has been transcendant for me. I can't say if my finest hour is yet to come, you want to make a dent in this world, well I do anyway. – Peter Tork

Usage examples for dent

  1. They went towards the glacier which descends from the Dent d'Erin to the south- east, and, on arriving at its base, ascended at first by some snow between it and the cliffs on its south, and afterwards took to the cliffs themselves. ” – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  2. She wanted to have a private conversation with Dent and she could not while Bob was present. ” – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  3. So the ship makes a microscopic dent in Mars. ” – Jack of No Trades by Charles Cottrell
  4. If it wouldn't shock father and dent the floor, I'd take you into the house with me. ” – The Short Line War by Merwin-Webster
  5. And then the Ragged Giant Rabbit laughed again, and this time the picture of his grandfather fell down and made a big dent in the floor. ” – Billy Bunny and Uncle Bull Frog by David Magie Cory
  6. This is a dropsical condition of the skin and subcutaneous areolar tissue, characterized by pitting under pressure, the fingers leaving a dent which remains a short time. ” – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  7. Now Dent and Susan, as Bob well knew, were what the country people call " sweet" on one another. ” – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  8. Oh, yes, sir, returned Dent nodding at him, they're going to make your father show 'em his find, there's no mistake about that. ” – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  9. “ A few miles away was the home of his classmate and chum during his last year at the academy, F. T. Dent – Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen
  10. 35. Taking then the 10, 198 marriages, with their 2. 07 per dent of same- name marriages, and dividing by . ” – Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population by George B. Louis Arner
  11. “ Saintsbury, Dent and Co. ” – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  12. It is the hotel itself which makes the dent – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  13. With this alteration, I might justly sum up all my wishes for you in these words: Dii tibi dent annos, de to nam caetera sumes. ” – Letters to His Son, 1753-1754 by The Earl of Chesterfield
  14. She sure made a dent in my feelin's. ” – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  15. But I think that I've made a dent in him at last. ” – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  16. “ To the care of her sister Patty, and of her widowed brother, Judge Dent Mrs. Gordon had consigned her child; and transplanted so early to her uncle's house, the orphan knew no other home. ” – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  17. We turned to the right and immediately descended Dent dale. ” – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  18. The Indians had all the varieties that are now known, such as dent flint, sweet, early, late, pop, and other special sorts which are no longer grown. ” – Agriculture in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Lyman Carrier
  19. So yer fixin' to run off and break the hearts of all at home, an' put a dent in your own. ” – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  20. “ " Very good," said Dent – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore

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