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How to use doorstop in a sentence
Deep down, I must still be a kid, because I couldn’t stop eating this doorstop of a sandwich, featuring two thick slices of toasted brioche that conceal a filling of spicy pork sausage, prosciutto cotto, grana and mozzarella.
It takes less than a minute to install, and like a doorstop, it’s easy to uninstall under emergency conditions.Portable door locks can give travelers extra comfort and protection. Here’s how to choose one. | Gina Rich | May 20, 2021 | Washington Post
This was the premise of the American systems novel, which reached its turn-of-the-century apogee in the form of panoramic doorstops by Don DeLillo, Jonathan Franzen and David Foster Wallace.‘Paradise, Nevada’ tries to capture our anxious American essence with a collision course through the gaming industry | Pete Tosiello | April 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Former journalist John Ghazvinian steps into the charged arena with a doorstop of a book that promises to answer the question.
The chair in this collection has a doorstop on one foot—in one way it is very generic, but it also has this surrealist take on it.Ikea promises ‘democratic’ design. Has its Virgil Abloh collaboration lived up? | claychandler | August 25, 2020 | Fortune
Occasionally a pamphlet for a salsa class might be tossed on a doorstop or stuck on a pole near a bus stop.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread | IranWire | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here are some of the juiciest bits of the 652-page doorstop.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From a New Book on the Duke Lacrosse Scandal | William O’Connor | April 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Beck proudly announces that he now uses a bust of TR as a doorstop in a symbolic show of his displeasure.
Then he put it on the rim of the chest in such a position that if the lid were to fall it would be stopped by the doorstop.The Eyes Have It | Gordon Randall Garrett
Anne hugged Patricia, and departed for her own room, stumbling over the doorstop as she went out.The Mystery of Arnold Hall | Helen M. Persons
He glanced around the room, and his eyes fell on a heavy stone doorstop.The Eyes Have It | Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for doorstop
a heavy object, wedge, or other device which prevents an open door from moving
a projecting piece of rubber, etc, fixed to the floor to stop a door from striking a wall
informal a very thick book
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