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Example sentences from the Web for nodding donkey
When he says something, nod; this nodding will induce him to agree with you.
Nearby a family of Turkish Kurds busied themselves in their fields piling vegetables onto a donkey-drawn cart.Impotent U.S. Airstrikes, Passive Turks and an ISIS Triumph|Jamie Dettmer|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“No, they deserve it,” he said before nodding and walking off.
In the second instance, it is a man and his wife pleading from atop a donkey.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Somewhere, a no-longer-in-the-league Tebow is ruefully nodding.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine.|Ben Teitelbaum|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"If you please," continued Mr Bellamy, nodding to them very graciously; and they departed.
She turned her gaze away from the mirror, and saw Sarah's grey head inadvertently nodding, as it always nodded.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
His donkey stumbled—it was natural enough, seeing that the reins hung loose and his feet had somehow left the stirrups.
His donkey had gone lame, he abandoned it to the boys behind, he climbed in to drive with Lettice.
Brittles is right, said Mr. Giles, nodding his head, approvingly; from a woman nothing else was to be expected.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens