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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unscrew.


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  • Every time Kevin unscrews a new bottle of Kraft salad dressing, the sharp plastic hinge cuts him.

    The Consumerist: March 2009 Archives

  • Father makes sure the rum is safe, and still down, on his ass, he unscrews the top and takes a slug, and then a second one.

    Sweet Sounds of Home

  • He unscrews the light bulb, licks his fingers, sticks them in the socket, and asks the kid to flip the switch again.

    Electrical question

  • Kane unscrews the bottle, spreads KY down the chain until it glistens in the floodlights.

    Monkeytown prologue/chapter first

  • He extracts his slim flask from the lining of his denim jacket, unscrews the silver cap, and perks up his thermos of coffee with a hit of sourmash whiskey.

    Grand Fury

  • He takes out the blood vials and unscrews the caps.

    The Redleys

  • She unscrews the jar of ibuprofen tablets and places one on her tongue, as delicately as a communion wafer.

    The Redleys

  • The last thing you want to do is shout, "Hey, buddy, you look fine to me!" and then watch, mortified, as he unscrews his artificial leg.

    Missing car reveals security shortcomings -- and perhaps a bit of parking karma

  • Then he deftly unscrews the cap and shoves the nozzle in with a clatter.

    Heaven’s Fury

  • My dad unscrews an Oreo so he can scrape off the cream with his teeth.



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