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Sentence count:203+12 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-20Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: fingerflickfliphitchhitchhikeleafovolopollexquarter roundriffriffleSimilar words: thushumanhumornumberstumblea number ofany number ofto the number ofMeaning: [θʌm] n. 1. the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb 2. the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb 3. a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse. v. 1. travel by getting free rides from motorists 2. look through a book or other written material 3. feel or handle with the fingers. 
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1. She held the coin carefully between finger and thumb.
2. Hold the material between finger and thumb.
3. The thorn was embedded in her thumb.
4. Hold the rope loosely between your finger and thumb.
5. There is a hole in the thumb of his mitten.
6. The thumb is opposable to the forefinger.
7. I press the thumbtack into the board with thumb.
8. You can push the pin in with your thumb.
9. He saw her jab her thumb on a red button — a panic button.
10. He caught his thumb in the door.
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11. She had a painful cut on her thumb.
12. A good rule of thumb is that a broker must generate sales of ten times his salary if his employer is to make a profit.
13. The base of the thumb is where it joins the hand.
14. She hit her thumb with the hammer.
15. As a rule of thumb, you should cook a chicken for 20 minutes for each pound that it weighs.
16. There's a hole in the thumb.
17. She bit the tip of her left thumb, not looking at me.
18. Pinch the nostrils together between your thumb and finger to stop the bleeding.
19. He smiled and raised a thumb in greeting.
20. He's got the committee firmly under his thumb - they agree to whatever he asks.
21. As a general rule of thumb, children this age should not spend more than one hour on homework.
22. I gave my thumb quite a nip with the pliers.
23. The blue building stood out like a sore thumb among the whitewashed villas.
24. Goldstone flipped through the pages and stabbed his thumb at the paragraph he was looking for.
25. She's got him under her thumb.
26. He often works by rule of thumb.
27. 'What'll we do with them?' he asked,(sentencedict.com) jerking his thumb at the suitcases.
28. 'Is that the only way out of here?' he asked, jerking a thumb at the door.
29. The dinner is formal, if you don't wear the correct clothes you'll stick out like a sore thumb.
30. Everyone else was in jeans and casual gear and I had my office clothes on - I stuck out like a sore thumb.
More similar words: thushumanhumornumberstumblea number ofany number ofto the number ofa large number of
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