No surprise then that 93 percent of prisoners who commit suicide do so by hanging—most often using bedding as the deadly device.
Everyone laughed and thought I was lying or using artistic license.
So I did the whole hairstyle, using the restoration techniques.
He advocates, in utter seriousness, using demographic data to calculate the number of potential mates in your geographic area.
All his promises will be up to us to fulfill by using our finger.
But he was not skilful in using his weapon or managing his horse.
As he walked, he plotted methods of using his new-found powers.
But we also possess capacities other than these for assimilating and using a language.
"Don't mention the death," he said, using a politer word by preference.
He added that there was no danger in using chloroform, if the patient had a strong heart.
mid-13c., from Old French user "use, employ, practice," from Vulgar Latin *usare "use," frequentative form of past participle stem of Latin uti "to use," in Old Latin oeti "use, employ, exercise, perform," of unknown origin. Related: Used; using. Replaced Old English brucan (see brook (v.)).
early 13c., from Old French us, from Latin usus "use, custom, skill, habit," from past participle stem of uti (see use (v.)).
To use narcotics; take a dose or injection of a narcotic: I used this morning and I'm still nice (1950s+ Narcotics)