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Idioms for shark
Origin of shark1
OTHER WORDS FROM sharksharklike, adjective
Definition for shark (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of shark2
Example sentences from the Web for shark
Hundreds of sailors went down with the ship, and hundreds more died in the water, many eaten by sharks.Giant anchors, wrecked boats and a ‘Liberty’ clock: Inside the storage site for Navy museum|Michael Ruane|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
More and bigger food may have allowed these sharks to get bigger.
Charlotte also tested some surfaces that had been based on mako shark skins.Student scientists work to help all of us survive a warmer world|Bethany Brookshire|October 21, 2020|Science News For Students
A megalodon living far enough down to evade human detection might now look something like a sleeper shark—a long, cigar-shaped animal that’s about as lively as it sounds—as opposed to a burly, toothy beast.Could an ancient megashark still lurk in the deep seas?|By Riley Black|October 15, 2020|Popular Science
The idea emerged from a study that first analyzed the sizes and shapes of modern and ancient shark teeth, using those data to estimate body sizes of the fish.Cannibalism in the womb may have helped megalodon sharks become giants|Carolyn Gramling|October 5, 2020|Science News
His hair hung in straight gallows locks about his ears, and added not a little to his sharking demeanor.Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete|Washington Irving
At his first coming in, he is a piece of new coin, all sharking old prisoners lie sucking at his purse.
You shall play no more the sharking foist with me, you fumbling fiddler, you.A Select Collection of Old English Plays|Robert Dodsley
These dirty sharking traps will always be set, and will always catch silly people, as long as there are any to catch.The Humbugs of the World|P. T. Barnum