Screw in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Screw

(transitive) To connect or assemble pieces using a screw. | (transitive, vulgar, slang) To have sexual intercourse with. | (transitive, slang) To cheat someone or ruin their chances in a game or other situation. Sometimes used in the form "screw over".

Short Example Sentences for Screw

  • 1. But screw your courage to the sticking-place. 🔊
  • 2. I saw there was a screw loose from the first. 🔊
  • 3. The screw of the propeller had not started yet. 🔊
  • 4. This is a sure sign of a screw being loose somewhere. 🔊
  • 5. There was a moment of anxiety, the screw was fixed. 🔊
  • 6. I must screw myself up another peg before I begin. 🔊
  • 7. No sunlight ever made her blink, or screw her face into wrinkles. 🔊
  • 8. Kiddo Cook felt in his pocket and produced a pipe and a screw of paper. 🔊
  • 9. Mark me, I'll screw it from them yet! 🔊
  • 10. By no possibility could we screw this additional sum from the people of India. 🔊

How to use Screw in Sentences?

  • 1. It is the common practice to screw up the door of the chamber as tightly as possible. 🔊
  • 2. The movement of this tool is much the same as that of the tool in a screw cutting lathe. 🔊
  • 3. At the point where the screw comes in contact with the spring there is a platinum rivet. 🔊
  • 4. Her screw was continually immerging and emerging in the violent oscillations of her liquid bed. 🔊
  • 5. These could be adjusted to what angles were needed by turning countersunk screw bolts. 🔊
  • 6. In one instance the vent pipe as designed was fitted with a screw plug at the end. 🔊
  • 7. The rigging was perfect, the boilers had been tested and the screw was an excellent one. 🔊
  • 8. If possible, lubrication by oil should be substituted by grease lubrication through screw caps. 🔊
  • 9. Did you ever find a screw loose in my work, or so much as a scrap of paper to incriminate me? 🔊
  • 10. With these appear some Endogens, allied to the modern Yuccas and Screw pines and Arums. 🔊
  • 11. It should be pointed out that it is only necessary to screw up the door at the beginning of the operation. 🔊
  • 12. The wind was very slight, and with the speed given by the screw there would not have been enough to fill them. 🔊
  • 13. The barrel and the ear piece engaged each other by means of a screw thread and served to clamp the diaphragm between them. 🔊
  • 14. Take a screw and place it against a block of wood, and then commence to turn it with a screw driver. 🔊
  • 15. Straight into the wood its curved edges will cut their way, dragging the round steel rod of the screw behind them. 🔊
  • 16. Centre Screw Cutting, Surfacing and Boring Lathe here shewn, with counter shaft for power. 🔊
  • 17. If money is wanted he makes "an exaction" on a village, and subordinates screw it out of the people. 🔊
  • 18. The bolt with its screw nut and washer were lying on the ground, where, apparently, they had fallen. 🔊
  • 19. Obviously, by turning this worm screw in one direction or the other, the gongs are moved slightly toward or from the armature or tapper. 🔊
  • 20. These levers have at their outer end a curved rack provided with gear teeth adapted to engage a worm or screw thread mounted on the ringer frame. 🔊
  • 21. He examined the lid with a lens, for the finger marks, he said, which one might expect to find near the screw holes. 🔊
  • 22. The sails were all furled, and she had to depend on her screw alone; under half steam, however, so as to avoid excessive labouring. 🔊
  • 23. The screw was loose which secured the iron foot of Emmy Lou's desk to the floor. 🔊
  • 24. She heeled over to port a little and rested there as if she was very, very weary, nor could all the threshing of her screw in reverse haul her off again. 🔊
  • 25. Mohammed has a Western head on Eastern shoulders, and there was not a screw or tension from treadle to shuttle, which he did not learn the use of. 🔊