spanner

All Noun
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  • Then he called a passing one-spanner, and drove to his hotel in comfort and silence. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • He attacks her, hitting her in the head with a spanner and leaving her to die.
  • It was set up after the Operation Spanner court case.
  • It's the servant man looking for a spanner for your father, Miss Mary. Cited from The Drone, by Rutherford Mayne
  • He is most famous for his work under his solo project name of Chimp Spanner.
  • Hitler's plans threw a spanner in the works of the international system.
  • One doesn't want to throw a spanner into the works of Love's young dream. Cited from Indiscretions of Archie,P.G. Wodehouse
  • This he did, after seven minutes of nerve-racking work with a heavy spanner.
  • March bent a last look of interest upon the proprietor as their two-spanner whirled away. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • "You won't wise him up that I threw a spanner into the machinery?" Cited from The Girl on the Boat, by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • But in true Darren style, there's been a big spanner in the works.
  • She holds an adjustable spanner with her right hand, and the hood of a white car with her left hand.
  • These are held and turned by a spanner or wrench, of which there are many forms.
  • The most common shapes are called open-ended spanner and ring spanner.
  • It should be noted that the role of the boundary spanner, is defined largely by where the boundary is drawn.
  • Later, he was part of the group that went to save the captive scientist Spanner.
  • He was part of the group that went to save the captive scientist Spanner.
  • But Eagle had turned round in his seat, and was handing me a spanner. Cited from Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley, C.N. and A.M. Williamson
  • It's the big spanner in the works!
  • I couldn't have floored him so beautifully if I'd hit him with a spanner. Cited from One Wonderful Night, by Louis Tracy
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