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My bra straps held his neck to the metal and I knew not a single dab of mine would be found on his body.
With every stroke and dab and curve of the brush she was losing a little bit of herself.
A dab of white-wine vinegar is useful to get plates and cutlery spotlessly clean.
Well, I don't use make up daily, just kohl to line my eyes, and a dab of lipstick.
When you brush your teeth, also gently scrub your tongue with a dab of toothpaste.
There was a time when a grazed knee in the playground merited a quick visit to the school nurse, a dab of TCP and a sticking plaster.
Use a small, pointed brush to dab a tiny amount of concealer right on the blemish, pressing into the spot to cover completely.
A seasoned seafood eater, I am a dab hand with the claw crushers and it wasn't long before bits of shell were flying all over the restaurant.
It is temperature insensitive, doesn't gum up, and a small dab applied with a cotton swab works to perfection.
With a small dab of styling wax on your fingertips, sweep your hair to one side, leaving it loose and flowy.
Working in random, one-inch sections, take a dab of pliable pomade, and coat and twist hair as you go.
Stuff this Mediterranean-inspired flatbread with lettuce, chicken, tomatoes and a dab of mayonnaise for a grown-up treat.
She'd be making Chinese sausage cooked with rice and a fried egg, with just a dab of oyster sauce.
The animals are placed in plastic dish tubs and, using a mixture of warm water and a dab of mild soap, rescue workers scrub the birds' feathers.
She continued to place the cool compress on his forehead and dab at his reddened cheeks.
Those who are a dab hand with the paintbrush can update a piece of wooden furniture, such as a chair or side table, with jet-black gloss.
If you spill food on your tie, immediately dab the spot with club soda or water.
Not only does a dab of toner refresh the skin, it helps to remove any cleanser that hasn't been properly removed.
On the wrong side, secure the yarn ends with an overhand knot and dab each knot with seam sealant.
I once witnessed a fellow journalist, who fancied himself as a dab hand at off-roading, make a simple mistake and get it all terribly wrong.
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Examples from Classical Literature
But a dab of varnish, a touch of gilding here and there, was all that was necessary.
She was a dab hand at making coffee, which is the beverage of serious minds.
And though I've brought my man with me, and he's a dab hand with the tackle, one gets a bit bored sometimes.
Maybe it was the absurdly coquettish dab of black court-plaster which she had affixed to one dimply cheek.
Phil watched him in the rear-view mirror and noted the hasty dab at moist eyes.
The flounder, the plaice, and the dab, are all examples of this group of fishes.
A red dab over the sternum, and on each arm in front of the deltoid.
They dab a splotch of sheep-dip on the place and go right ahead.
The candle has been lighted and stuck with a dab of grease on the ledge.
She was rubbing distressfully at a dab of rouge on her cheek.
Requires a dab of red in all that backcloth of green and black, doesnt it?
If there were only one dab of mud to be found in the whole of London, I am convinced I should carry it off from all competitors.
Well, a damp dab of mud like this confounded island seems the last place where one would think of fires.
The salesman advised me to gently dab it with methylated spirits on a cloth and it worked, as it does on most things, including clothes.
Koyala crushed a fern underfoot with a vicious dab of her sandaled toes.
A dexterous dab or two of that would have put an end to all his glory.
The youth saw his features wrathfully red, and saw him make a dab with his sword.
He was a smooth one to talk, and was a dab at the ways of gentlefolks.
Even with a lightish dab of the accelerator, the 595 lurches forward.
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