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  • v. Present participle of unstrap.


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  • Releasing her hand, he tugged off his hoodie, dropped it onto the concrete, then began unstrapping his PVC and mesh shirt.

    Etched in Bone

  • He stood up briskly, went to his pack, and began unstrapping.


  •             “We need to climb inside,” Melissa said, unstrapping the wooden rifle from her shoulder.

    Love in War Time

  • After completing final tests on the plane after landing, Borschberg embraced Piccard before gingerly unstrapping himself from the bathtub size cockpit he had spent more than 26 hours sitting in.

    Solar Impulse Makes History As Solar Plane Completes 24-Hour Flight (PHOTOS)

  • When he came to, the priests were already unstrapping his hands and feet.

    The God Hater

  • Released from this fiasco, I arrived back just in time to hear the speech therapist telling my son, “Jesse, when you stop crying, you can—” I interrupted her by reaching over, unstrapping my son from the chair, and taking him in my arms.

    Knowing Jesse

  • Then they returned to the bathroom and removed their jackets and holsters, patching up their FBI signs and unstrapping the armor vests, stripping off their masks and piling everything into the suitcase, which they then brought back out to the main room.


  • They're unstrapping their M-16s, their ammo belts, their ammo clips, unzipping pockets.

    CNN Transcript Dec 21, 2009

  • After all, I remained up there, repeatedly unlocking and unstrapping my small portmanteau and locking and strapping it up again, until Biddy called to me that I was late.

    Great Expectations

  • The man is on the top of the ladder now and John reaches over to shake his hand before unstrapping.



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