Usage examples for untie

  1. Miss Lucy could not untie the boxes fast enough now, the children were so wildly excited. – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  2. At the pine Racey slipped to the ground and ran to untie his horse. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  3. If I untie you perhaps some one will come in and find out about it. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  4. " Talking of vegetables, sir"- Archelaus shifted a canvas bag from his shoulders to the ground and began to untie the string which bound its neck. – Major Vigoureux by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  5. It was my Father trying to untie his wings. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  6. He would have a knot before him which he could not untie. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  7. Once assured that she was alone, the maiden hastened to untie the bead- string around the package, and lay bare its contents. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  8. I shall not see you- not- not- not- what 'knots' to untie! – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  9. But be sure and do not untie the end of it to look inside; for the sack must on no account be opened, even for a single minute. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown
  10. We sprang into it and cut the fastenings with my knife, having no time to untie them, and pushed off from the wharf. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  11. He got his trousers off, and began fumbling at his boots, but was so weak that he couldn't untie the knots. – In the Musgrave Ranges by Jim Bushman
  12. There must be some way to untie that knot. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  13. " I'll untie you," said his chum. – Miss Minerva and William Green Hill by Frances Boyd Calhoun
  14. To untie it it is necessary to get hold of the right end of it, and especially the other end of it. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  15. Help me untie that rope. – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
  16. " Untie him," said Robert, at the same time drawing his pistol and covering the man; " he can't do us any hurt." – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  17. It's tying a knot with your lips which you can't untie with your teeth. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  18. Once fifty or sixty pounds of beef that was tied on his back slid over his shoulders along his neck and weighed down his head to the ground, fairly anchoring him; but he stood patient and still for half an hour or so without making the slightest struggle to free himself, while I was away getting help to untie the pack- rope and set the load back in its place. – The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
  19. She pulled from her pocket a wad of dark cotton handkerchief, from which she began to untie the imprisoned note. – Madame Delphine by George W. Cable