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Usage examples for untie

  1. " I'll untie you," said his chum. – Miss Minerva and William Green Hill by Frances Boyd Calhoun
  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. It's tying a knot with your lips which you can't untie with your teeth. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  4. He would have a knot before him which he could not untie. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  5. 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
  6. Help me untie that rope. – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
  7. If I untie you perhaps some one will come in and find out about it. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. There must be some way to untie that knot. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. It was my Father trying to untie his wings. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  15. " 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
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