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Usage examples for sleeve

  1. " Yes, she's at the bottom of this business," Nicholas had assured him, " though what further plot she has up her sleeve I don't know. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  2. Do you want the Count to laugh in his sleeve? – Honor: A Play in Four Acts by Hermann Sudermann
  3. In spite of this, if you'll believe, He wiped his nose upon his sleeve! – The Goop Directory by Gelett Burgess
  4. But as he turned to go back into the wagon his sleeve slipped up and I saw that his arm was white. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour by Laura Lee Hope
  5. Wonder what he's got up his sleeve. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  6. Miss Dale got a stain on her sleeve there this afternoon- and Lizzie- Yes'm? – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. Locke knew the man was not honest, and that he was holding something up his sleeve. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  8. He wears Arenta's name on his sleeve. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  9. Some dirty game is up their sleeve, I believe. – Lysistrata by Aristophanes Commentator: Jack Lindsay
  10. There's your sleeve, ma'am! – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  11. " Come along," said Trenchard, putting his arm on Andrey Vassilievitch's sleeve. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  12. She turned and pulled Dick Bewery's sleeve. – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  13. Got anything else up your sleeve? – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  14. As for Alf Henley, I've got something up my sleeve for him. – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  15. After a time, Mrs. Aylmer stretched out her hand and touched Trevor on his sleeve. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  16. Lilian was startled, for the speaker had certainly not worn his heart on his sleeve. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  17. She left one hand on Runyon's sleeve. – Children of the Desert by Louis Dodge
  18. " Up his sleeve is more English, don't you know," said Dennis. – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  19. Suddenly a pistol shot was heard, and a bullet passed through the President's sleeve, and did no harm. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. " Come on," said Judy, pulling his sleeve; " it's done now, come on, let's go and have our fun; have you got the money safe?" – Seven Little Australians by Ethel Sybil Turner
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