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OTHER WORDS FROM propun·propped, adjective
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Origin of prop2
OTHER WORDS FROM proppropless, adjective
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How to use prop in a sentence
This prop has hit in 22 of the past 27 Super Bowls, and with just a 3½-point spread, another close game could be at hand this year.
Unveiling a host of astronauts, then, was premature, according to many in the space industry, who bristled at the political nature of the council meeting and felt the astronauts were being used as props.As Pence names which astronauts will go to the moon, some see a political ploy|Christian Davenport|December 9, 2020|Washington Post
It looks like an aircraft engine, but it has no hub—the prop blades are connected to the outer rim.Electric propulsion makes this French submarine concept extra sneaky|Christina Mackenzie|November 30, 2020|Popular-Science
The couple decided to transform the experience into visual metaphor, assisted by just their own imaginations, a compact Sony digital camera with a 50-millimeter lens, several flash units and whatever props they could improvise.For this artist and his girlfriend, life in lockdown became a creative opportunity|Mark Jenkins|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
We think that prop 22 has now created a model that can be replicated and can be scaled.California voters sided with Uber, denying drivers benefits by classifying them as contractors|Faiz Siddiqui, Nitasha Tiku|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
Lotto is propped up by the notion that “Hey, you never know” though of course you do know—you know that you will not win.A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The police state system that propped up dictators from Algiers to Islamabad for decades was unsustainable.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea|Bruce Riedel|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a dim backroom of a mud hut in Save, 82-year-old Teresa Nyirabutunda sits propped upright in bed by her daughter, Francine.
Mitchum himself is propped up against a wall, talking to two journalists.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His heavily bandaged right leg is propped up on a stool in his apartment and his crutches lean on fridge.Photographs Expose Russian-Trained Killers in Kiev|Jamie Dettmer|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Simon the high priest, the son of Onias, who in his life propped up the house, and in his days fortified the temple.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
He had a flashlight gun in his right hand, and a photographer's tripod was propped upright between his knees.
Black Hood propped one foot on a laboratory stool, rested an elbow on his knee.
She went up to bed early, leaving him seated in moody thought, his elbows propped on the worn oilcloth of the supper table.Summer|Edith Wharton
Bud propped the handle of the frying pan high with a forked stick, and stood up.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
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Other Idioms and Phrases with prop
see knock the bottom (props) out from.