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Example Sentences for "knot"


It was hard to chop the wood because it was full of knotsShe tied the string in a knot.

It was hard to chop the wood because it was full of knots.

The little boy had tied his shoelace in a knot and couldn't get it undone.

John showed me a good knot to use when tying the kayaks onto the roof of the car.

She knotted a handkerchief around her head to keep her hair out of her eyes.

My dad knotted a couple of ropes to a strong branch in the oak tree and made a swing for us kids.

The young boy had to be shown how to make a proper knot in his tie.

The little girl was crying as her mother combed her hair because it was so full of knots.

If I don't use conditioner in my hair after I shampoo it, it gets tons of knots in it.

My stomach was in knots when I had to give a presentation in front of the class.

The submarine was travelling on the surface at a speed of about 5 knots when it collided with a sailboat.

There's a knotty old pine tree in the yard where the birds always make their nest.

A small knot of fans waited for the players outside the stadium after the game was over.

There was a knot of students standing nervously by the bulletin boards where their marks were to be posted.

His wife massaged the knots out of the muscles in his back.

I felt my gut knot with tension before I went into my boss' office.

There was a fifteen-knot wind blowing, so we kept the canoe close to the shore.

Just tie your laces in a bow. If you tie them in a knot, you won't be able to get them undone.

Elephants can learn to untie a knot using their trunks.

A fully loaded supertanker, travelling at a normal speed of around 16 knots takes about twenty minutes to come to a stop.

The Titanic was sailing at a speed of 22 knots at the time it hit the iceberg.

We learned various kinds of knots in my sailing course.

Rock climbers use different knots for different functions.

A crew member threw her the rope from the boat, and she knotted it around a post on the dock.

Those knotty pieces of wood will burn more slowly.

The boat has a top speed of about 10 knots.

His mother showed him how to tie a knot at the end of the string in his swimsuit so that it wouldn't slip out.

The executioner slipped the rope around the condemned man's neck, and then pulled the knot tight.

He wrapped a piece of string around the package and tied it with a knot.

A Ghanaian proverb notes that there is bound to be a knot in a very long string.

Antoine de Saint-Exup-ry once suggested that man is a knot, a web, a mesh into which relationships are tied.

William Congreve wrote that music hath charm to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

John Toomer once stated that we learn the rope of life by untying its knots.

Find someone who knows how to tie various knots.

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