How to use clung in a sentence
Sierra had clung to life for seven weeks before finally succumbing to her wound.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap | Michael Daly | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Kate has clung to her middle-class roots and middle-class ideas of child-rearing defiantly.
As the term splintered, people clung to it and its variations.Death of ‘Gamer’ Identity: How Hardcore Trolls Pwned Themselves | Alec Kubas-Meyer | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The first run, I just clung to the fence as the bulls passed.
With more than 88 percent of precincts reporting, Hanna clung to a six-point lead.Rockefeller Republicans Surge in New York Primaries | David Freedlander | June 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Yet, try as I would to strangle the idea, all through the evening the same horrible, unaccountable notion clung to me.Uncanny Tales | Various
The bright head was bowed over the child's, as Rosemary clung to her mother's dress.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
Tears filled his eyes, as he lifted the living child from the dead bosom to which it obstinately clung.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
And he himself, knowing he must shortly go, still clung and hesitated, hoping against hope.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for clung
the past tense and past participle of cling
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