Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: clinging
IPA transcription: [kl'ɪŋɪŋ]
Usage examples
  • Her eyes were clinging to him desperately.
  • He was clinging to the oblique stem of a palm-tree.
  • Polly flew to Phronsie, who was clinging to Grandpapa's hand, and wailing bitterly.
  • "Broad on our lee-bow," I answered, still clinging to the thin wire topmast shrouds.
  • The mule was heavier and had Betsy clinging to his back, so he did not go so high up.
  • "Captain Muggah went overboard, still clinging to the fragments of his wrecked bridge.
  • He sunk up to his knees, and with great difficulty got out by clinging to the tussocks that grew near.
  • But he saw the clinging fingers, and hit them as hard as he could with an iron bar that he caught up from the floor.
  • Suddenly, they saw its back end drop down, as into a rut, and the gee-pole, with Hal clinging to it, jerk into the air.
  • The girl, clinging desperately to the noose, strained every muscle to hold the great weight dangling at the lower end of the rope.