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My desk still has the dent from where I hit my head against it when I heard that one.
That is bound to put a dent in public confidence in the police.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle|Marlow Stern|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even with mixed reviews, the film did little to dent Clooney's reputation.
Plane travel is extremely dehydrating, and continuously purchasing water at airport prices can put a dent in your wallet.How to Get Cheaper Tickets, Live Like a Local, and Other Great Travel Hacks|Brandon Presser|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sequester has put a dent into federal government hiring.Today’s Unemployment Report Is an S.O.S. to the Fed|Daniel Gross|September 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was polishing the silver porringer, trying to rub out the dent which the fall had made in its side.Georgina of the Rainbows|Annie Fellows Johnston
She recognized the rampant reddish, hair, the dent at the corner of one exposed eye.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring
Mr. Chase, of Ohio, offered the following as a substitute for Mr. Dent's rule.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden
You wouldnt catch such angels as they even making a dent in the ten-thirty rule.Marjorie Dean College Junior|Pauline Lester
Will was honest, unsuspicious, and guileless; but even he could not quite think the best of a man with Dent's physiognomy.A Girl of the People|L. T. Meade
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Idioms and Phrases with dent
see make a dent in.