unable to dislodge

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  • He showed fight, but soon ran up a high tree, from which the native weapons were unable to dislodge him. Cited from Round the World, by Andrew Carnegie
  • Unable to dislodge her, the two British vessels eventually sailed off, each having suffered two men wounded.
  • Unable to dislodge him, Theodore and John came to terms with the loss of that province.
  • At the same time, the Muslim forces were equally unable to dislodge the siege.
  • The Germans made several attacks against the Marines on that date and were unable to dislodge them.
  • Due to a lack of heavy siege cannons he was unable to dislodge the Norwegian forces inside.
  • Returning to his routine work, Average Jones found himself unable to dislodge the advertisement from his mind. Cited from Average Jones, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • He performed impressively whenever called upon, but was unable to dislodge Kahn for more playing time.
  • The French were found to be heavily entrenched, and the British withdrew after being unable to dislodge them.
  • The Court held the vantage-ground, and the commissioners were unable to dislodge them. Cited from Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II, by Charles Upham
  • If Black had the move, White could not win at all, as he would be unable to dislodge Black's Kings. Cited from Chess and Checkers, by Edward Lasker
  • He played as an outside left, and was unable to dislodge Alan A'Court from that position in the first team.
  • Cornwallis was unable to dislodge Washington in the battle that followed.
  • Unable to dislodge the Dutch, many of the ulema gradually discontinued their resistance.
  • However, he found himself unable to dislodge Sevilla's regular right-back Daniel Alves.
  • He was unable to dislodge it, fell to the ground gasping for breath, and was carried at once to the hospital, but died on his way.
  • However, the assaulting force was unable to dislodge the remaining Chinese defenders, nor were they able to capture a prisoner.
  • However, the Portuguese were unable to dislodge these communities, which were probably small and scattered, and so expeditions continued frequently into the interior.
  • Although he remained with the club for another two-and-a-half years, he was unable to dislodge Jock Gilfillan from the starting eleven.
  • The troops finding themselves unable to dislodge the assailants, retreated, leaving the body of the sergeant in the street, where it lay for three hours. Cited from Great Riots of New York 1712 to 1873, J.T. Headley
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