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Slice into   /slaɪs ɪntˈu/   Listen
Slice into

verb
1.
Move through a body or an object with a slicing motion.  Synonym: slice through.






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"Slice into" Quotes from Famous Books



... do get beaten for it," thought he. Just as he had cut a large slice out of the mutton there came a tremendous rap at the door. The old gentleman jumped off the hob as if it had suddenly become inconveniently warm. Gluck fitted the slice into the mutton again, with desperate efforts at exactitude, and ran to open ...
— The King of the Golden River - A Short Fairy Tale • John Ruskin.

... and, of course, the latter comes into play also in turning at each end of the field. The result is very effective; the flat mould-board offers the least possible resistance to the inversion of the soil, whereas the iron plough, with a curling mould-board, presses the crest of the furrow-slice into regularity of form, and gives a more finished appearance at the expense of much extra friction and labour for ...
— Grain and Chaff from an English Manor • Arthur H. Savory

... they share your opinions, and presently you are all agreed that every existing thing must be overturned. You feel sure your man is going to subscribe. Not a bit of it! If he owns three feet of ground, enough to grow ten cabbages, or a few trees to slice into toothpicks, the fellow begins to talk of consolidated property, taxes, revenues, indemnities,—a whole lot of stuff, and I have wasted my time and breath on patriotism. It's a bad business! Candidly, the 'Movement' does not move. I have written to the directors and told them so. I ...
— The Illustrious Gaudissart • Honore de Balzac



Words linked to "Slice into" :   travel, go, locomote, slice through, move



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