- The irregular form snuck originated by analogy of struck for the past of strike. Snuck was originally limited to a few dialects, but is now very widespread (especially in American English) and is recognized by most dictionaries. The word is now one of the best examples of irregularization of a regular verb, along with dove. (Wiktionary)
“The title snuck up on us with very little hype, so when news of its impending release broke last month we were caught by surprise.”
“Anybody notice the name snuck into the middle of the list?”
“Brit graffiti artist "Banksy" once again snuck his own art onto museum walls, this time in New York.”
“fyi -- little man's name snuck in up there. . . if you're worried about that sort of thing”
“Oh, I forgot this is the same Mayor who called an immediate press conference, said Planned Parenthood deserved a occupancy permit when they so-called "snuck" their way into town, after he received a phone call from a Democratic bigwig, after PP lied to Alderman Lynda Elmore stating they weren't "sure who the tenant will be" after building a medical office with 13 recovery rooms (more recovery rooms than area hospitals).”
“It doesn't matter whether you are religious or not or have an opinion about abortion even if you don't give a crap about what goes on at PP, the Aurora city council just spoke volumes about whether PP really "snuck" into Aurora with this vote and with Sieben being sent away so he could not answer any questions about the zoning violations.”
“On the red carpet they pooled all the fansites together (six in all) into one clump and we were allowed one question as a group (but we kind of snuck in two).”
“It wasn't supposed to have a plot, but well, one kind of snuck in there anyway.”
“She asks me to stay there for a second while she figures out how I - get this - "snuck" my cat onto the plane.”
“Wyrdsmiths had talked about attending, but I think most of us wanted to go for somewhat dubious reasons (think various writer/fan squabbles,) and honestly, the weekend kind of snuck up on me.”
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Meant to be added to the word 'in' example 'burst in'
Culling my main Favorites list, and noticing how few of my favorite words are verbs. I'll have to work on that...
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Something about these words doesn't make me feel good.
Looking for tweets for snuck.