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Sentence count:94+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-12-12Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: bathitknockrapstrikeSimilar words: cloudcloudycloseo'clockclosetcloserloudflourMeaning: [klaʊt]  n. 1. a target used in archery 2. special advantage or influence 3. a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood 4. (boxing) a blow with the fist. v. strike hard, especially with the fist. 
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1) Ne'er cast a clout till May be out. 
2) He has a lot of clout within the party.
3) Few companies have the clout to handle such large deals.
4) An official protest could carry considerable clout .
5) He gave him a clout round the ear.
6) This union hasn't much clout with the Government.
7) The companies used their clout to influence the policy.
8) I knew his opinion carried a lot of clout.
9) You're not too big for a clout round the ear!
10) The World Bank can use its clout with poorer countries to insist on reforms.
11) Mr Sutherland may have the clout needed to push the two trading giants into a deal.
12) How much clout does Cohen wield?
13) So Menotti spelt clout - and credit.
14) Have they used their economic clout to exert control?
15) Doctors have considerably more political clout than teachers.
16) Lewis earned tremendous clout when the sport went pro.
17) Poets, of course,[] seldom had that kind of clout.
18) And the know-how side is given the real clout when it comes to authority.
19) Local organizational clout started to tell as the pace of the primaries quickened.
20) She used legal skills and political clout to keep the wayward thrift afloat.
21) As a political entity feminism had less clout than the merest lobby.
22) If the photocopier stops working just give it a clout.
23) I was half tempted to give one of them a clout myself.
24) The queen may have privilege but she has no real political clout.
25) You may not know him, but he carries considerable clout.
26) He swerved off the track and into the gravel trap backwards, praying he wouldn't clout the wall.
27) For Ure, however, special expertise is less important than the essentials of contact and clout.
28) The capacity to weather the storm is there provided the government has the political clout to do it.
29) We must restore genuine cooperation with allies if we are to have any clout.
30) It stayed open only because Roy rallied both his persuasive powers and the clout of the Disney name to save it.
More similar words: cloudcloudycloseo'clockclosetcloserloudflourall outclownishclose toclose upcloselyclose inclosestcloyingblousealoudclose downdiscloseclothinggo all outloudlyfill outfeel outpull outroll outdeal outsell outbail out
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