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Definitions of Panned

  1. of Pan
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Quotes of Panned

  1. I'm amazed that things have panned out the way they have. I always say I'm so lucky, though my mum always says, "You make your own luck." – Orlando Bloom
  2. You try various things when you're growing up. I was an attache in the Foreign Service for a while and then I drove a bulldozer, but neither of those panned out for me so it had to be stand -up. – Dylan Moran

Usage examples for Panned

  1. He got me to locate the wells, and when they panned out big- bigger than either of us dreamed- he turned me out cold. – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton
  2. " It would be a big thing for the paper," he said, " if it only panned out; but it is such a rattle- brained, harum- scarum thing. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  3. Instead of three or four millions it panned out to be a good deal less than one. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  4. And in the meantime, if things panned Jimmy could be useful as a spotter. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  5. Even if you had allowed him to wear a Pierrot costume, things would not have panned out as they did. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  6. Humphrey, bein' a gold miner, panned up an' down the river, an' found plenty o' color. – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  7. " No, my mine has not panned out well- not yet. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  8. To make sure that the gold was pure, he panned it off in the old rusty dish which he had unearthed near the half- burnt bones. – In the Musgrave Ranges by Jim Bushman
  9. Now had the younger man been an experienced placer miner he might have noted with suspicion that whenever Bill panned he chewed tobacco- a new habit he had acquired- and not infrequently he spat into the tub of muddy water. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  10. He had panned dirt all day, the Fourth of July; that was last week, he believed. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  11. So to speak, nature has stamped and " panned the gravel first and prepared the way for man to finish the work. – All about the Klondyke gold mines by J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt
  12. The circumstances, replied Seventy- Four quietly, with a side- glance at his companion, panned out about in this yer style. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  13. I was cook for some miners an' I panned gold between times," was the reply. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  14. Panned on Cream Toast. – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  15. Remarkable to relate, both schemes panned out on the morning of the same day. – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  16. For a few weeks everything panned out splendidly. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  17. Then he panned it in the little creek, watching like a hawk for nuggets and the finer gold. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  18. He was a large party who panned out about ninety- five per cent. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  19. Never felt better in my life, he declared, and things never panned out half so good. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  20. And some time, when you come in at midnight and have had no dinner, and the immigrant has long since gone to sleep, you may be glad to be presented with panned oysters, piping hot, instead of a can of salmon and a can- opener. – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed