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01. Just tie your [laces] in a bow. If you tie them in a knot, you won't be able to get them undone.
02. Janet had on a red blouse with white [lace] at the collar and cuffs.
03. The little boy had tied his [lace] in a knot and couldn't get it undone.
04. She was wearing a black dress outlined with gold [lace].
05. It's hard to thread the [laces] of my ice skates through the little holes when my hands are freezing cold.
06. The kitten pulled at my shoe [lace].
07. She was wearing a beautiful [lace] shawl over her evening gown.
08. The tablecloth has a lovely, delicate [lace] trim that is quite attractive.
09. The bride was wearing a beautiful [lace] wedding gown that had been worn by her grandmother when she got married.
10. The model wore a black [lace] dress with nothing on underneath, and you could practically see everything.
11. The wine had been [laced] with some kind of poison and everyone at the party was dead.
12. The young woman's drink had been [laced] with some kind of sleeping drug before she was raped.
13. He was filled with anger, [laced] with disappointment, at not getting the job.
14. He [laced] his fingers in hers and looked into her eyes.
15. She made a delicious chocolate cheesecake [laced] with Gran Marnier liqueur.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Lace — is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by machine or by hand. The holes can be formed via removal of threads or cloth from a previously woven fabric, but more often open spaces are created as part of the lace fabric.… …   Wikipedia

  • Lace — (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. {Delight}, {Elicit}, {Lasso}, {Latchet}.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lace — Lace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laced} ([=a]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lacing}.] 1. To fasten with a lace; to draw together with a lace passed through eyelet holes; to unite with a lace or laces, or, figuratively. with anything resembling laces. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lace — [lās] n. [ME las < OFr las, laz < L laqueus, a noose, snare, trap < IE base * lēk > OE læla, a whip] 1. a string, ribbon, etc. used to draw together and fasten the parts of a shoe, corset, etc. by being drawn through eyelets or over… …   English World dictionary

  • Lace — Lace, v. i. To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lace-up — n [C usually plural] especially BrE a shoe that is fastened with a lace >lace up adj ▪ shiny black lace up shoes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lacé — lacé, ée (la sé, sée) part. passé de lacer. 1°   Serré avec un lacet. Corset bien lacé. Une femme lacée. 2°   S. m. Lacé, entrelacement de petits grains de verre, dont on orne les lustres …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • lace-up — (adj.) 1831, originally of boots, from LACE (Cf. lace) (v.) + UP (Cf. up) …   Etymology dictionary