“They think Putin is the only evil in Russia and dream about getting rid of him,” he said, tightening his grip on the wheel.
And please keep at least one hand on the wheel since we're driving in a blizzard.
It was only a matter of time that the wheel turned its full revolution.
One: what do you want, for every presenter to reinvent the wheel every year?
The wheel goes round and round, and sooner or later the fly on top will be the fly on the bottom.
The boy could spoke the wheel of this divorce yet if he set his mind to it.
The automobile, with Henderson at the wheel, was at the door before dawn.
Henry Burns was still smiling as Harvey took the wheel from him.
There was a grim smile on the cadet's face as he turned away from the wheel.
The appearance of a number of them suggests, however, the use of the wheel.
Old English hweol, hweogol, from Proto-Germanic *khwekhwlan, *khwegwlan (cf. Old Norse hvel, Old Swedish hiughl, Old Frisian hwel, Middle Dutch weel), from PIE *k(w)e-k(w)lo- "wheel, circle" (cf. Old Church Slavonic kolo "wheel"), a reduplicated form from root *k(w)el- "to go round" (see cycle (n.)).
The root wegh-, "to convey, especially by wheeled vehicle," is found in virtually every branch of Indo-European, including now Anatolian. The root, as well as other widely represented roots such as aks- and nobh-, attests to the presence of the wheel -- and vehicles using it -- at the time Proto-Indo-European was spoken. [Watkins, p. 96]Figurative sense is early 14c. Slang wheels "a car" is recorded from 1959. Wheeler-dealer is from 1954, a rhyming elaboration of dealer; wheelie is from 1966.
"to turn like a wheel," early 13c., from wheel (n.); transitive sense attested from late 14c. Related: Wheeled; wheeling.
(Heb. galgal; rendered "wheel" in Ps. 83:13, and "a rolling thing" in Isa. 17:13; R.V. in both, "whirling dust"). This word has been supposed to mean the wild artichoke, which assumes the form of a globe, and in autumn breaks away from its roots, and is rolled about by the wind in some places in great numbers.