strip


strip
01. After ordering the men to [strip], the police were unable to find any concealed weapons.
02. This hot sauce is so strong that it could [strip] paint off your walls!
03. You'd better [strip] the old paint off your desk before you try repainting it.
04. The guys have gone to the bar to see the [strippers] tonight.
05. The man [stripped] to his underwear before diving in the water.
06. Cut the squid into thin [strips], and then roll them in this batter before frying.
07. We all wrote our names on [strips] of paper, and then chose the name of the person who would become the class representative at random.
08. Sidney Spit is a long [strip] of beach that points out into the water.
09. When two galaxies collide, one galaxy may be [stripped] of its gas and dust.
10. The officer was [stripped] of his rank after being found guilty of assaulting one of his men.
11. The boys all [stripped] off their clothes, and then jumped in the lake.
12. The little girl sewed herself a little teddy bear, which she stuffed with [strips] of old fabric.
13. After the company went bankrupt, the bank [stripped] its assets to pay off an outstanding loan.
14. The men yelled and clapped as the [stripper] came on stage.
15. A single herd of hungry elephants can [strip] an entire region of grass and leaves.
16. Sprinter Ben Johnson was [stripped] of his gold medal for the 100-meters at the Seoul Olympics after failing a drug test.
17. Studies show that planting and replanting the same crops [strips] fields of nutrients, and makes them more vulnerable to pests.
18. In 1911, the House of Lords was [stripped] of most of its power, and now its main function is to revise legislation.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Strip — Strip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stripped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stripping}.] [OE. stripen, strepen, AS. str?pan in bestr?pan to plunder; akin to D. stroopen, MHG. stroufen, G. streifen.] 1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • strip — strip1 [strip] vt. stripped, stripping [ME strepen < OE stripan, akin to streifen, to strip off < IE * streub < base * ster , to streak, stroke > STRIKE] 1. to remove (the clothing or covering) of or from (a person); make naked;… …   English World dictionary

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  • Strip — Strip, v. i. 1. To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) To fail in the thread; to lose the thread, as a bolt, screw, or nut. See {Strip}, v. t., 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English