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a creaking door hangs longest

Sick people often outlive healthy people. Oh, I wouldn't worry about Uncle Stu—he's been sick for years, and a creaking door hangs longest.
See also: creak, door, hang, long

a creaking gate hangs longest

Sick people often outlive healthy people. Oh, I wouldn't worry about Uncle Stu—he's been sick for years, and a creaking gate hangs longest.
See also: creak, gate, hang, long

creaking door hangs longest

 and creaking gate hangs longest
Prov. Sickly people often live longer than healthy ones. Jill: I'm worried that my grandmother may not live much longer. She's been sick for so many years. Jane: Well, if it's any comfort, I've heard that a creaking door hangs longest.
See also: creak, door, hang, long
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Each time they walked on their under-heated, laminated flooring it creaked and woke the tot.
If these wedges get loose, the steps/tread rub against the riser making it creak. If you could force these wedges back in, the problem will be solved.
Applied to sport in Laos, Creak argues 'that sport and related physical activities are among the most important strategies of substantialization through which abstractions such as the nation are materialized in everyday action' (p.
However, as Simon Creak's recent history of sports in Laos illustrates, notions of bodily strength have their place in language for a reason.
I heard the car creak ANDI saw it going - I thought my life was over
When you walked into Louie's, the wood plank floors would creak, so he always knew when someone entered.
Have you ever climbed up high in a tree and stepped out on a sturdy looking limb, only to heat, it creak and then crack?
Listening to live audio in the shop, Culver heard a door creak and called a security guard to investigate.
Notice how nimble most of them are, bouncing into the store, fleet of foot with barely a creak of limb.
My water pipes creak every time I fill the tub, take a shower or run the dishwasher.
Thieves abhor doors that creak. Throws plans into disarray.
Today, Sara and I celebrate eight years of marriage and I will make the breakfast tea and creak my way back up the stairs, just as I have done from day one.
Floorboards still creak as the spaces inside are traversed, while its gloom contrasts with the luminescent daylit white space of the surrounding gallery.