Origin of wring
OTHER WORDS FROM wringoutwring, verb (used with object), out·wrung, out·wring·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wringring, wring
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How to use wring in a sentence
Some things never change as we wring out the old year and ring in the new one.
To wring all that can be wrung from metaphor, note what our elected and appointed officials are not dressed as.
It would wring our gizzards intolerably to see so much good stuff going to waste.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This makes what Obama and John Kerry manage to wring out of the Russians in the next two days absolutely crucial.
It could find other ways to wring costs of its operations, like using less packaging or electricity.
It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
They like things on a small scale and know how to wring a dollar out of every five-cent piece.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Rinse it through a clean, lukewarm water; wring it lengthways, and stretch it well.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
If the latter, of course the owner could wring the cocks neck and the incident would be closed.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
But unless he loses his voice before long I shall have to wring his neck—no easy job—or do without my usual amount of sleep.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur