Sentence Examples with the word pinning

That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.

It does not follow that justification by faith must be eliminated in spiritual matters where sight cannot follow, because the physicist's duty and success lie in pinning belief solely on verification by physical phenomena, when they alone are in question; and for mankind generally, though possibly not for an exceptional man like Huxley, an impotent suspension of judgment on such issues as a future life or the Being of God is both unsatisfying and demoralizing.

He wrapped his free arm around her, pulling her to his side and effectively pinning her there.

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Power flowed from Xander and Jule, through her toward the Other, pinning him against the pillar behind him.

Jilian snatched her and slammed her onto the table, pinning her in place as he strapped her wrists and ankles in.

Am I still grounded? she asked, pinning him with a cold glare and crossing her arms.

She had put the napkin under her chin, instead of pinning it at the back, as was her custom.

She tried to shove him off, but he snagged her hips and dragged her down, pinning her hands over her head.

Before she could blink, he snatched her and shoved her against the wall, pinning her to it with his body.

She turned and in one motion straddled him, pinning his arms above his head, the heat of her body pressed against him.