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 Meanings and Examples of PEDAL
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pedal
 n.  foot-operated lever used for actuating or controlling a mechanism
Example Sentence:
1  She put her foot down on the accelerator pedal.
2  This sewing machine is operated by a foot pedal.
3  She pressed her foot down sharply on the brake pedal.
4  To stop the machine push the foot pedal.
5  Some guitar players tend to overuse the wah - wah pedal.
6  The driver had to jam the brake pedal to the floor to avoid entering the intersection.
7  What we've seen recently is that we really had foot on the gas pedal of greenhouse gas emissions.
8  The Toyota-designed pedal module could wear improperly and cause the throttle to stick open.
9  By means of pedals, a harp can be set in any desired key.
10  I couldn't reach the pedals on her bike.
11  My bike chain was clanking in an alarming way as I pedalled along.
12  She pedalled her bicycle up the track.
13  The morning rush looks like chaos: cyclists ride in every direction, some ambling slowly, others pedalling furiously.
Classic Sentence:
1  She glanced down in surprise at her own feet, and I observed the slight roughening of the side of the sole caused by the friction of the edge of the pedal.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
2  Out of them we dragged a bicycle, Palmer-tired, one pedal bent, and the whole front of it horribly smeared and slobbered with blood.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
3  Then she'd laugh and slow down for a little, but she'd soon forget and begin to pedal and sing again.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
4  After a few more turns of the lathe he removed his foot from the pedal, wiped his chisel, dropped it into a leather pouch attached to the lathe, and, approaching the table, summoned his daughter.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
5  He found the pedals and tried them, ran his yellow hands up and down the keys a few times, tinkling off scales, then turned to the company.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
6  His head was down and his shoulders rounded, as he put every ounce of energy that he possessed on to the pedals.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
7  There is a sharp turning of the road, and I pedalled very quickly round this, and then I stopped and waited.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
8  It may be uphill pedalling at first.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5