pull the trigger

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  • Then he turned his eyes towards the open window and pulled the trigger. Cited from Greifenstein, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Before or after your wife pulled the trigger which ended her life? Cited from The Filigree Ball, by Anna Katharine Green
  • I covered his left shoulder and pulled the trigger as he was almost upon me. Cited from The Lost Continent, by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • His mother would hold the rifle for him while he pulled the trigger. Cited from The Broken Road, by A. E. W. Mason
  • I believe they knew too well that I would not pull the trigger. Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • The third man, whose arms were free, immediately presented his piece and pulled the trigger. Cited from The Eagle of the Empire, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • He pulled the trigger more than once; always with the same result. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, Vol. II, by Horace Walpole
  • But he could not pull the trigger of his gun with his left hand. Cited from Kings, Queens And Pawns, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Each time he was about to pull the trigger, and each time something seemed to hold him back. Cited from The Soul of a Child, by Edwin Bjorkman
  • I pulled the trigger and saw pieces start falling off the aircraft.
  • He says he was present at the attack but did not pull the trigger.
  • He raised his weapon and pulled the trigger but no report followed. Cited from Tom Swift & His Electric Rifle, by Victor Appleton
  • Again he pulled the trigger, but it had been the last shot. Cited from In the Track of the Troops, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • At the same time he pulled the trigger he fell like a log. Cited from The Eagle of the Empire, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • He pulled the trigger and it went off the first time. Cited from Architects of Fate, by Orison Swett Marden
  • He was always successful, except for one time when the victim moved as he pulled the trigger.
  • Pull the trigger and he may survive to see his wife and child again.
  • At last I took aim and pulled the trigger, but no report followed. Cited from Dick Onslow, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The warning came too late, however, for at that moment he pulled the trigger. Cited from The Man-eaters of Tsavo, by J. H. Patterson
  • Two more were almost upon me before I could level the weapon and pull the trigger again. Cited from The Infra-Medians, by Sewell Peaslee Wright
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