LOOSE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of loose
a. unbound; untied; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined
"Here, Bill! catch hold of this rope - Will the roof bear? - Mind that loose slate - Oh, it's coming down! Heads below!"
Sentence in Classic:
His whole body was shaking with fright, his arm was shaking and his crumpled burning livid hand shook like a loose leaf in the air.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Holmes, when I heard a shocking story of how he had turned a cat loose in an aviary, and I was so horrified at his brutal cruelty that I would have nothing more to do with him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The tempest rose higher and higher, and presently the sail tore loose from its fastenings and went winging away on the blast.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The prince returned thinner, with the skin hanging in loose bags on his cheeks, but in the most cheerful frame of mind.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Anna, quietly walking her horse, a sturdy English cob with cropped mane and short tail, her beautiful head with her black hair straying loose under her high hat, her full shoulders, her slender waist in her black riding habit, and all the ease and grace of her deportment, impressed Dolly.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was no longer in the loose gown she generally wore in the morning, but had on one of her best dresses.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pelageya Danilovna Melyukova, a broadly built, energetic woman wearing spectacles, sat in the drawing room in a loose dress, surrounded by her daughters whom she was trying to keep from feeling dull.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Like the others this fifth man seemed calm; he wrapped his loose cloak closer and rubbed one bare foot with the other.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was dressed like any other ordinary gentleman, in a loose grey morning coat and waistcoat, and white trousers; and had his watch in his fob, and his money in his pockets: which he rattled as if he were very proud of it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I saw that the dress had been put upon the rounded figure of a young woman, and that the figure upon which it now hung loose had shrunk to skin and bone.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Sleary: a stout man as already mentioned, with one fixed eye, and one loose eye, a voice (if it can be called so) like the efforts of a broken old pair of bellows, a flabby surface, and a muddled head which was never sober and never drunk.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context