Usage examples for swat

  1. It's like trying to swat a fly to come down on you at the right minute. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  2. Try to swat a loaded hot- water bottle. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  3. The Lhari had spoken regretfully, but the way they'd speak of a fly they couldn't manage to swat fast enough. – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  4. The ram walks off and fetches him a swat like hittin' a side of beef with a fourteen- foot board. – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  5. Hadn't time to swat the brutes; they were pretty fierce. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss