LOOSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LOOSE
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loose
 a.  unbound; untied; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined
Classic Sentence: (187 in 13 pages)
1  Mother, the lace is loose on my new ball dress and I want to wear it tomorrow night at Twelve Oaks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  As most of them were quite innocent, they had heard little more than that he was "quite loose with women"--and exactly how a man went about the business of being "loose" they did not know."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  The skin of his pink fat face hung down in loose folds like the dewlaps of a bulldog and his long white hair was indescribably dirty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  She looked in the mirror and automatically pushed up loose strands of hair but she did not see her own reflection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  Scarlett glared at her and Prissy shrank back, trying to pull loose.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  Rage and hate flowed into her and stiffened her spine and with one wrench she tore herself loose from his arms.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  She looked back at Melanie who lay with sick eyes closed against the sun and jerked loose the strings of her bonnet and tossed it to Prissy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  His stubbly chin sank heavily in loose folds of flesh on his chest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  She could smell the sickening smell of her hair scorching, as it came loose from its pins and swept about her shoulders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  Chilling winds swept beneath the doorsills and rattled the loose windowpanes with a monotonous tinkling sound.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  He was thin and sallow faced and his yellow eyes were watery and sunken in creases of loose flesh.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  Like monkeys or small children turned loose among treasured objects whose value is beyond their comprehension, they ran wild--either from perverse pleasure in destruction or simply because of their ignorance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
13  Turn me loose and get out of here.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
14  Archie feared neither God nor man and he hated loose women.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
15  She said nothing, curling her toes in the loose slippers in an effort at controlling her quivering.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
Example Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  There were some loose wires hanging out of the wall.
2  Where the knot is loose the string slips.
3  The worker battened down the loose windows.
4  All the pictures in the book were tipped in carelessly and are beginning to come loose.
5  Check that the plug has not come loose.
6  Everyone knows now, thanks to Ken's loose tongue.
7  There is a fly on her loose coil of hair.
8  The allies let loose an intensive artillery bombardment over the border.
9  He proposed a loose federation of small, local groups.
10  Some of the member states wanted a tighter union rather than the loose confederation that developed.
11  Read the five drum in the middle of the night, but the play fast and loose.
12  It occurred to them to offer kids in the neighborhood a bounty for bringing in dogs running loose.
13  A loose rock tumbled over the precipice.
14  A gust of wind pried loose a section of sheet-metal roofing.
15  A series of unsolved murders on the island has raised fears that a psychopathic serial killer is on the loose.