Synonyms and antonyms of last knockings in the English dictionary of synonyms
WORDS RELATING TO «LAST KNOCKINGS»
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST KNOCKINGS» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about last knockings
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAST KNOCKINGS»
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Edward Bond and the Dramatic Child: Edward Bond's Plays for ...
One significant production in 1972 was the Leeds-based student group LastKnockings' production of Lear, the first ever after the Royal Court premiere. In the
atmosphere of 'comedown' from 60s euphoria, with the harsh pressing reality of ...
David Davis, 2005
The Last Dragonslayer: The Chronicles of Kazam
All this might be the last knockings—the brief surge an engine will give before it
runs out of gas.” “Sister Karamazov mentioned Big Magic,” I said. “What did she
mean?” Moobin thought for a moment. “It's an old wizard's legend—a massive ...
Jasper Fforde, 2012
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
late C.19-—20. (John Beames.) last hope. An iron ration: army: 1915-18. (F. 6: G.)
Used only in emergency. last knocking, the. The late(est) fares: taxi-drivers': since
ca. 1920. Herbert Hodge, Cab, Sir?, 1939.-—2. Be on the last knockings, to be ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
The Free church pulpit: consisting of discourses by the most ...
... misery, Oh ! let not the sinner seek any more to stifle these — however feeble,
peradventure they may be the last — the last knockings of the Son of God at the
door of their affections — the last departing echoes of the Redeemer's footsteps.
Free Church of Scotland, 1848
Fishing For Dummies
One or two anglers I (Dominic) know make a killing on such fisheries at lastknockings, going round and catching carp gorging themselves on handfuls of bait
thrown in by departing anglers. The other aspect of the matter is cost. It is a false
Peter Kaminsky, 2012
Greed: The English Version
... an entirely unaggressive and delightfully Spanish way. They leave. As they
walk towards the Piper, Rolf Weber is already holding the door open for them,
puffing frantically on the last knockings of his roll-up before climbing in and
Philip Wharam, 2013
All Muck and Mullets:
Pausing on the footpath to let his Jack Russell off the lead, he noticed the lastknockings of blackberries rotting in the rain, uneaten. 'Sad state of affairs, Benny
Boy! None of these posh folk know bugger all about good food!' Benny Boy was
Samantha Nash, 2014
The Black Bridge: One Man's War with Himself
Any vestige of human dignity seemed to have fled the condemned, but he must
have felt some last knockings of fighting spirit because he raised his head and
brought his lips up to Max's ear. 'Mother!' he whimpered. 'I wants me mother.
Michael Tanner, 2012
Where to Fly Fish in Britain and Ireland
... shallows and they'll feed there throughout the day, especially if there hasn't
been much disturbance. If you can get out early and stay until last knockings,
then you'll find the best of the bankside sport. All forms of fly fishing can score at
No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel
thirty-one when the child was born, not exactly the last knockings of fertility . . . “
Reg, you haven't gone to sleep, have you?” Wexford came out of his reverie. “If I
had, I wouldn't be able to answer that.” “Well, Mike and Jenny are going.” “They'll
Ruth Rendell, 2013
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAST KNOCKINGS»
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Barcelona crush Juventus in Champions League final: as it happened
... ball high and inviting the foul, staying down awhile when they buy the free-kick. Suarez leaves to be replaced for the last knockings by Pedro. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
Arsenal vs Sunderland: as it happened
Please re-join us then for the last knockings of the league season. Good night. Roddy Forsyth on the whistle from Ibrox. The predatory instincts ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
St Mirren 1 Motherwell 1: Mallan puts final nail in Steelmen's play-off …
Already down but clearly not out, the relegated hosts rallied in the last knockings and turned a boisterous, bamboozling battle on its head with ... «Herald Scotland, May 15»
Editorial: The way is open for Rob Wilson to show his mettle
The speculation shifted towards the incumbent staying in the job; and sure enough, at the last knockings, when the sense of excitement was ... «Third Sector, May 15»
ST JOHNSTONE 0 CELTIC 0: Champions held in Perth stalemate
... almost broke the deadlock with a header that hit the post as the clock ticked down before Murray Davidson rattled the frame of the goal in the last knockings. «Glasgow Evening Times, May 15»
West Indies v England, third Test - Windies win to square the series …
Last knockings ahoy. Bravo takes a single to square leg but Blackwood gives us a glimpse of the old impetuosity when he has a big whoosh at ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
Letters: Politicians show contempt for voters by failing to canvass for …
However, I can report that a similar decorative effect can be achieved by being over-zealous in attempting to eject the last knockings from a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»
Gubbins' turn has worth for Middlesex
... bursts and after an initial quick four-over spell in the evening session where he removed Gubbins, he returned in the last knockings of the day ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Apr 15»
Everyone loves my dad – they don't know he's an alcoholic
He would buy rounds of drinks and thought getting the last round of the night in the pub was a badge of honour (last knockings as he called it) ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
A tale of two careers - Tevez and Berbatov meet again
Father Time dictates that the pair are now approaching the last knockings of their careers, but both are hoping for one last flirtation with ... «Goal.com, Apr 15»
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