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Example Sentences for "peg"

The children had to throw a rubber ring onto a peg on the wall in order to win a prizeYou can hang your hat and coat on the peg behind the door.

The children had to throw a rubber ring onto a peg on the wall in order to win a prize.

Each child in the class has a peg with his/her name above it, on which to hang a coat and bag.

The dentist put a peg in my broken tooth so that there was more surface to glue the crown to.

He bumped his head on the peg for coats when he opened the door.

I would have pegged Jeremy as a typical beer-drinking, sports-watching sort of guy, but apparently he's an opera fan, and he doesn't drink.

The teacher pegged the young boy as a troublemaker from the first day of class.

18th-century Englishmen often wore pants that were so tight that they had to be hung on special pegs that held them open, allowing the wearer to jump down into them.

Prices in the international markets currently peg oil at $25 a barrel.

We pegged the tent to the ground and set about making a fire.

The bank has pegged mortgage rates at 3.2%.

In her studies of intelligence, Doreen Kimura has observed that compared with men, women are faster at certain precision manual tasks, such as placing pegs in designated holes on a board.

A Korean proverb notes that one must carve the peg by looking at the hole.

Henry Ward Beecher once suggested that all words are pegs to hang ideas on.

Helen Rowland once exclaimed, Woman! The peg on which the wit hangs his jest, the preacher his text, the cynic his grouch, and the sinner his justification!


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