backwards over

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  • The ground had given way beneath her feet, and she fell straight backwards over that awful edge. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Thus he must consider what he did for a whole day and night, going backwards over it in reverse order. Cited from Four-Dimensional Vistas, by Claude Fayette Bragdon
  • So he lay and looked at them backwards over his head, wondering when they would come down or what they would do next. Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, George MacDonald #0
  • The while he looked backwards over his shoulder. Cited from The Broken Road, by A. E. W. Mason
  • His klobuk will be placed backwards over his head so that the veil covers his face.
  • She turned from the sea prospect and looked backwards over the lagoon to the island. Cited from The Blue lagoon: A Romance by H. de Vere Stacpoole
  • But something -- something in her eyes -- arrested him, sending his own glancing backwards over his shoulder. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Just outside our huts and opening on to the road was a broad, natural terrace, with a fine view backwards over the plain. Cited from With British Guns in Italy, by Hugh Dalton
  • She glanced backwards over her shoulder as the Archbishop passed with his following of candles, and gave a little start. Cited from The Velvet Glove, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • He started down, peering backwards over his shoulder. Cited from The Status Civilization, by Robert Sheckley
  • A typical female user could thus approach such urinal squatting backwards over it without necessarily trying to aim her stream.
  • She heard Warden swing round again in his tracks, but before she could turn he had caught her and flung her backwards over his arm. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Without a cry, without a tremor, he flung himself backwards over the grassy edge. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Instead of that, he makes us accompany him in darkness, and when the light appears we have to travel backwards over the ground again to see what we have passed. Cited from The Principles of Success in Literature, by George Henry Lewes
  • As speed increases, the shock wave moves backwards over the wing.
  • I kicked his shins hard, and fell backwards over a chest. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • The whip is swung backwards over the shoulder and then forward.
  • They had the door on the ground and Harold and a man were stooping and walking backwards over the door, carrying something. Cited from This Freedom, by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • It has long straight horns, which are ringed at the base and slope backwards over the neck. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Poor Bob had tried to save himself with his right arm, and his hand had been bent backwards over, and doubled back on his forearm. Cited from A Dream of the North Sea, by James Runciman
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