give the wall

give the wall

To give someone else the safest place to walk (which, in earlier times, would have been the walled side of the street). Thank you for giving the wall to me, good sir. I hate walking along such dangerous streets!
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It will be a whole idea soon, and then, oh, unconscious cerebration, you will have to give the wall to your conscious brother.
Dieter Neve ATO seal exposed internal brickwork or stonework simply mix up a PVA solution (2 water/1 PVA) and using a large pasting brush give the wall a good soaking.
How to: Give the wall brackets a few light coats of the gold spray paint, the more coats the more metallic gold it will look.
You could play with one bright color, or give the wall more impact by painting a bright color within another color.
According to Abrams, the deal will give the wall decor suppliers, as subsidiaries of a public company, access to larger capital markets, and will redirect Megacards into a growth business.
Following the 20-yearold's murder, his friends have been keen to ensure that not only his name is remembered, but also his talents and last weekend they decided to go back to the skate park and give the wall a new look.
I usually give the wall a coat of PCA then dotdab plasterboard on to the brick ensuring an even and flush finish.
Give the wall a power-wash and scrub, then leave to dry before getting stuck in.
Give the wall a power–wash and scrub, then leave it to dry before getting stuck in.
If you've got an oil-based paint - which is usually shiny - already on the wall, give the wall a coat of acrylic primer before painting on the matt emulsion.
Pupils from St Vincent's School in the city have been w orking with community artist Alan Murray to give the wall, previously covered in graffiti, a new-look.
The blocks define the outside of a shower enclosure; lights in the bathroom give the wall a sparkling, faceted glow at night.
A Before starting to paint, give the wall a good wash down with a high-pressure hose to remove any flaking paint and use a fungicidal solution to remove any slime or moss.
She said: 'I love the way the fireplaces and windows give the wall a face
Is there anything we could add to the emulsion to give the walls a bit of a twinkle?