Usage examples for sideways

  1. There was a strong wind blowing at the time, so that when he was half way across the pool, he was actually blown off sideways into the water. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. When I had finished, he glanced sideways at me, shook his handsome head, and said, " No"; simply " no"- no explanation- not another word. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  3. Katherine felt her feet give way, and the next thing she knew she had been flung sideways against the hard rope shrouds. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  4. He had both hands on the bridle the next moment, and leaning down sideways fancied there was nobody in the sleigh. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  5. But the prominent personage, gratified that the effect should have surpassed his expectations, and quite intoxicated with the thought that his word could even deprive a man of his senses, glanced sideways at his friend in order to see how he looked upon this, and perceived, not without satisfaction, that his friend was in a most uneasy frame of mind, and even beginning on his part, to feel a trifle frightened. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  6. Stretch your arms out flat against the wall, turn your head sideways, and make yourself as small as you can. – Sisters Three by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  7. Polkinghorne made a quick survey of the place, then placed his men so that the light fell sideways, not directly upon either face. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  8. The round bounced back and caught the woman in the chest knocking her sideways. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. I did not mean to harm him, and do not think I did, but he slipped sideways through the water ever after that. – Lord Dolphin by Harriet A. Cheever
  10. See, these windows slide shut sideways, and then if you shut the door tight the rain couldn't get in, unless the roof leaks. – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  11. Mr. Stewart, who had looked swiftly and sideways across at the window, faced the magistrate again. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. Then, he used suddenly to cease to take any interest in his occupation, and, seating himself sideways on the kitchen dresser, begin to whistle through a whole opera, or repeat pages of poetry. – Station Amusements by Lady Barker
  13. Extraordinary how one's attention wouldn't stay fixed; extraordinary how one's mind slipped sideways. – The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  14. You know's well as I do a hare, by reason of his eyes bein' wide apart, only shows one eye to the light, an', moreover, he sits with his head sideways. – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  15. " The candles went out one after another, and I fled-" Then the man with the shade lifted his face sideways to see me and spoke. – The Red Room by H. G. Wells
  16. Yes, although he was standing sideways to her with his right shoulder towards her, as he had trained himself to do, he could not prevent her eyes fastening on his left arm, on the hand which he had planted right back on his hip. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  17. At that she came gliding sideways over to my pillow, trying to get behind me. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
  18. He promptly shut it and turned sideways in his chair, his back to Latisan. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  19. " Nay," answered Cicely, glancing sideways at her lover. – The Lady Of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard
  20. Next year anybody who wears them will have to go through a door sideways. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery