Huntsman has barely registered in the national polls, but he has been inching up in New Hampshire.
Yet, as Boo writes, “for every two people in Annawadi inching up, there was one in a catastrophic plunge.”
I am inching along on a biography of William F. Buckley, Jr.
Surprisingly, the official tells us, Utah is inching toward accepting the money, as is Tennessee.
For those justices intent on inching toward 2028 sooner rather than later, the narrow scope of Fisher could be its virtue.
His worship observed, that he had never heard the verb "inching" used before, and therefore he had asked for an explanation.
He'd get one finger into a hole and pull, inching his body against the beam.
inching himself along, he came to the small door which had been cut into the hold to connect with the main hatch.
I was inching now, coming back like a blind man feeling his way.
And this craft bore past there often, inching its downward way with swifters of logs, driving fast up-lake without a tow.
"linear measure, one-twelfth of a foot," late Old English ynce, Middle English unche (current spelling c.1300), from Latin uncia "a twelfth part," from root of unus "one" (see one). An early borrowing from Latin, not found in any other Germanic language. Transferred and figurative sense of "a very small amount" is attested from mid-14c. For phrase give him an inch ... see ell.
"small Scottish island," early 15c., from Gaelic innis (genitive innse) "island, land by a river," from Celtic *inissi (cf. Old Irish inis, Welsh ynys, Breton enez).
"move little by little," 1590s, from inch (n.1). Related: Inched; inching.
A unit of length in the US Customary System equal to 1/12 of a foot (2.54 centimeters). See Table at measurement.