"90 minutes to the wall—" So sure he'll beat the pants off all.
J. Crew has added an extremely small size to their pants selection—a 000.
As it turns out, the accusations in the ad are false—as in, flaming “pants on fire” false.
If there are no police around, you might see women who have waded into the water, fully dressed in coats, pants and headscarves.
She remembers things like the time to she found “a note he wrote to himself that said ‘put on pants’…with a question mark.”
After that he had a jacket and pants, or, as he called them, "Bocker-nickers."
I'll be bound to get my pants dirty but I guess it will brush off.
He gasped out between his pants: "It's nothing; a—little fresh!"
So go on with your private war; it's no button off my pants if Quintana gets you.
He said it with a deep breath, and an exhalation, as one who pants to be free of the city's noisome fumes.
trousers, 1840, see pantaloons. Colloquial singular pant is attested from 1893. To wear the pants "be the dominant member of a household" is first attested 1931. To do something by the seat of (one's) pants "by human instinct" is from 1942, originally of pilots, perhaps with some notion of being able to sense the condition and situation of the plane by engine vibrations, etc. To be caught with (one's) pants down "discovered in an embarrassing condition" is from 1932.
mid-15c., perhaps a shortening of Old French pantaisier "gasp, puff, pant, be out of breath, be in distress" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *pantasiare "be oppressed with a nightmare, struggle for breathing during a nightmare," literally "to have visions," from Greek phantasioun "have or form images, subject to hallucinations," from phantasia "appearance, image, fantasy" (see phantasm). Related: Panted; panting.
"a gasping breath," c.1500, from pant (v.).
v. pant·ed, pant·ing, pants
To breathe rapidly and shallowly.
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