straggle in English

move along slowly, typically in a small irregular group, so as to remain some distance behind the person or people in front.
half the men were already straggling back into the building
an untidy or irregularly arranged mass or group of something.
a straggle of cottages

Use "straggle" in a sentence

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1. Weeds straggle over the garden.

2. The villages straggle in the mountains.

3. Close up . Don't straggle along.

4. Spartans: Why does our god straggle!

5. Keep up with the rest of us and don't straggle.

6. The children were beginning to straggle in from the playground.

7. The long straggle between the strikers and their employers has not yet played out.

8. Anyone understand me gone, just leave me alone to straggle for my vague dream.

9. The patients sit down when he does; then the little nurses arid the residents straggle in.

10. We straggle behind our years , hugging our childhood as if we could not tear ourselves away.

11. Elsewhere in the court a flock of life-sized sheep straggle across a field of AstroTurf.

12. Yet sill we straggle to make a difference to change the world, to dream of hope.

13. They were watched by a straggle of housewives and schoolchildren, and a photographer from the local paper.

14. Soon the rest of the girls would straggle in, the mail would arrive and another week would be under way.

15. Domestic vines and orchards, in patches of garden overgrown with poppies and clover, straggle as far up as the fortress.

16. Behind them, the pokey glycine ions straggle along as best they can (they do move, but with lower mobility than the chloride ions).

17. As the months progress, some nights they don’t come in and eventually they cease to come in, then usually toward the next migration back north, Buzzards straggle back in.