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How to use hem in a sentence
A flash of gold dust briefly illuminates the forest when her hem catches on a log.In Starz's Enchanting The Luminaries, Fate and Free Will Battle Amid New Zealand's Gold Rush|Judy Berman|February 12, 2021|Time
It’s made from a blend of nylon, polyester, and recycled wool, with a quarter-zip opening and a stretchy ribbed hem and cuffs.
There is also a rib knit at the body hem, and stretch-nylon binding at the interior seams, sleeve-cuff openings, and hood opening.Must-have gadgets and accessories for safer winter (and pandemic) travel|Rachel King|November 6, 2020|Fortune
Cut like a bomber jacket, the Senna is fitted with a stretchy hem that holds the jacket tight to the wearer’s body.How to Layer for Outdoor Dining This Fall and Winter|Wes Siler|October 14, 2020|Outside Online
Rising up from scooping bay, the steep topography—hemmed by hills of evergreens—promises panoramas at practically every turn.
Surrounded by inert goods, we felt hemmed in, pushed toward a lifestyle cul-de-sac.
On the left, they are hemmed in by the pact of solidarity among self-identified oppressed groups.Rand Paul’s Comments on GOP Voter-ID Laws Mark a Turning Point|James Poulos|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hemmed in by college debt and a persistently weak economy, almost 40 percent of the unemployed are between 20 and 34.Are Millennials Turning Their Backs on the American Dream?|Joel Kotkin|November 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And while Obama both reflects and reinforces the impetus to realign, the befuddled, hemmed-in GOP seems doomed to decline.Obama Realigns, the GOP Declines: The New Political Paradigm|Robert Shrum|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hemmed in on all sides by the enemy, concentration of all his detachments for general retreat was impossible.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Thus it looked as if the Confederates were hemmed in, and if everything went right, could be captured.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The broad unwieldy carriages hemmed them up against the houses in the narrow streets.Ruth|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Two young women had, however, just emerged from among the towering firs that hemmed in the muskeg.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
The college is a very fine building, but is unfortunately hemmed in by a number of other buildings which hide its façade.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell