How to use shunted in a sentence

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He ploughed into a metal container, which was shunted 60 ft before coming to rest within inches of the bungalow.
He wasn't in so much of a hurry to leave and managed to kiss and hug us all before being shunted off to make his plane.
She was shunted from the rear on her way to the flag and had a nasty bang into the bank just before the finish line.
The train operating companies have shunted all the blame onto Railtrack and have received compensation for delays.
He shunted firmly into the sidings the prospect of granting long-term rights to run certain services, seeking to speed the pace of improvement.
The trouble with labelling fiction is that it can get shunted into the sidings of literature.
Left with nothing but the clothes on his back, he was shunted between neighbours in Ruxley Lane and grandparents in Clapham and Croydon.
In Ohio, more than 155,000 voters were shunted to these second-class ballots.
The car was shunted backwards by the force of the impact and collided with the black Ford Fiesta directly behind it.
It was hit when the car immediately behind shunted into his vehicle after it was banged from behind by a third motorist.
When a freelance writer in his fifties or sixties once came in to pitch stories, uninterested senior editors shunted him down to Macfarlane.
For far too long now, the youths have had the feeling of having been shunted into the position of secondary citizens.
To top it all, heads of civic organisations were shunted out to inconspicuous postings when major projects were in crucial stages.
In addition, accusative case on who does not typically survive when the word is shunted to the beginning of an interrogative or relative clause.
The train was eventually shunted to Kildare where it was left standing for another 40 minutes or so until a replacement engine arrived.
Horse race politics dominates the political gabfests, with corporate power shunted to the sidelines.
We've had press conferences actually not shunted to one side of the annex but in the main reception rooms of the palace.
Actually, Bansal had shunted Tirkey to the right-back position from being a left-half.
Special trains were shunted into the sidings about twice a week with building materials for the aerodrome which was being built then.
Eventually got to work 35 minutes late, once the offending train had shunted into the sidings.
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Examples from Classical Literature
Gangs of pruners, pickers, and packers are shifted and shunted as the crop demands.
He had been accepted at first, then coolly tolerated, then shunted to the outer edges.
The potentiometer must never be shunted around the B battery or the latter will soon run down.
We must be off if we mean to get round before our horse-box is shunted.
Forward, something was shunted from an express car with a heavy crash.
Heaven knows when the railway carriage would be shunted down.
Then, if I were you, I should have the saloon shunted on to a siding and left absolutely untouched.
I had managed to steer around the mega pile-up in front by going on to the grass, but I was shunted midships and that was the end of my day.
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