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Example sentences from the Web for accordion
It shows in everything they produce, starting with slices of moist, accordion-pull brisket that hit all the marks.
A brief history of court packingIn the Civil War era, the court expanded and shrank like an accordion.What is court packing, and why are some Democrats seriously considering it?|Amber Phillips|October 8, 2020|Washington Post
Some operate like bellows, creating an accordion-like sound as they aspirate.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso|Rich Goldstein|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had skinny legs and bloated ribs fanning from his torso like an accordion strapped to his chest.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The questions presented by the lower folds in the accordion are economic and social.
We live in an accordion economy, as I'm not the first to say.
A straight-faced clown in severe white makeup begins picking out a tune on an accordion as more people trickle in to watch.
A sailor, who had brought an accordion with him, was playing "While the North Sea roars," and other popular airs.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
The proprietor, being angry, rescued the accordion roughly; whereupon Anne pouted and cast appealing glances on her friends.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
However, Muriel in her salmon-coloured, accordion-pleated frock bowled Michael off his superior pedestal.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
It seemed to have been pleated and shoved together like an accordion.Hunters Out of Space|Joseph Everidge Kelleam
Poor Mr. Nicholson had bought an accordion, which he amused himself in the long evenings with playing.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould