The distance was so great by this time that most of the arrows fell short, while those that reached us were sufficiently spent to allow us to ward them off
with our paddles.
"But he did ward them off
," said De Rochefort, "and the reason was, that though he had bitter enemies he possessed also true friends.
Steak Bakes, Chicken Bakes and even Vegan Sausage Rolls, might see us through perfectly well for 10 months of the year, but when the Festive Bake cravings kick in there's nothing to ward them off
other than than the return of Greggs Christmas delicacy.
Although I take two garlic tablets daily to ward them off
, I always encounter a few ticks determined to affix themselves to me whenever I step foot outdoors to cut firewood.
They brandished weapons at passers-by to ward them off
during the heist at Watches of Switzerland before making off with a haul worth an estimated [euro]550,000.
CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Alex Baldwin) tries to ward them off
The movie reminds people of the reality of devil and the power of Catholic faith to ward them off
Walters, of the Crop & Soil Systems Research Group at the Scottish Agricultural College, Edinburgh, delineates the many dangers plants face and the systems they use to ward them off
. The attackers range from fungus, rust and insects to moose, musk ox and humans.
Citronella candles and flares will ward them off
, as will oil burners with a few drops of citronella oil or tea tree essential oil - just be careful using candles if you have little ones around.
As soon as you flap a hand to ward them off
, they call in reinforcements.
She said she used her walking stick to ward them off
- but not before she had been nipped below her left knee.
An intriguing new study suggests that some headaches may be linked to Helicobacter pylori--the same bacterium that causes most ulcers--and that antibiotics and daily doses of friendly bacteria could ward them off
"We never know where missiles and bullets will come from, and we will ward them off
Limited nuclear blasts would be enough to ward them off
And I'm positively allergic to garlic, which is used to ward them off