crawl


crawl
01. The baby [crawled] across the rug towards the puppy.
02. Traffic was [crawling] through the downtown core at rush hour.
03. When we came back to our picnic basket, we found that there were ants [crawling] across the blanket, and into our food.
04. Our baby is just learning to [crawl], so we really have to watch her.
05. The moth [crawled] up the wall towards the light.
06. My teenage daughter doesn't usually [crawl] out of bed on weekends before about 11 o'clock.
07. The victim was shot in the leg, and was [crawling] for the door when he was shot in the head, and killed.
08. He couldn't climb the fence so he [crawled] underneath it.
09. Traffic was [crawling] along the road to Colwood after work today.
10. Her back stroke is weak, but she excels at the [crawl].
11. I can't swim very far when I do the [crawl], so I usually stick to the breast stroke.
12. The old woman fell and broke her hip, and had to [crawl] across the room to the telephone to phone for help.
13. Kitty Kelley once said, "Once I decide to do something, I can't have people telling me I can't. If there's a roadblock, you jump over it, walk around it, [crawl] under it."
14. Sea turtles [crawl] onto beaches, and dig holes to lay their eggs.
15. Scientists have long wondered when the first creatures [crawled] onto land from the sea.

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