Sentence Examples with the word nick

My friends did all they could to excite my curiosity by hints and half-spelled sentences which they pretended to break off in the nick of time.

Only Nick noticed her standing in the door.

In any weather, at any hour of the day or night, I have been anxious to improve the nick of time, and notch it on my stick too; to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line.

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They arrived after a night march, in the nick of time.

The train whistle blasting repeatedly; Nick with his face to the window, calling for her.

I disagree with Nick here, the 1st foul looked innocuous, the second barely worth a booking.

His further progress was checked at Muyden, which the Dutch garrisoned in the nick of time, and he returned to the main army, taking Utrecht en route.

But Ozma soon conquered her, with the help of Glinda the Good, and after that I went to live with Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman.

His thumb jerked back to acknowledge Nick for the first time.

In the week before his arrest, her attention had shifted to her siblings, Nick and Angela.