peel back


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Related to peel back: peel away
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w>peel back

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Then you peel back and have the history of something that happened in church, then a photo of a martyr, or a ad for renting in this area."
Use an edging tool to cut an 'H' shape in the turf and peel back to expose the soil, planting the bulbs at the required depth and firming down to complete.
Nat'l Milk Producers Federation launches its "Peel Back the Label" campaign, stating that nearly 70% of American consumers look to food labels when making purchase decisions, but that some of the information is misleading.
You could sand the flaking spot down or peel back the paper and look behind, but first just try a coat of Zinsser Bin over the area after sanding, that usually solves all problems.
Wrap the baguette in tin foil, place on a tray and bake for 5-6 mins, then peel back foil and cook for further 4-5 mins.
As Dave helps to peel back the layers - of floors, ceilings, walls and windows - on stately homes, cathedrals and other buildings, the amazing sites tell amazing stories.
Time Bomb Skin Care sets worth over PS100 each This anti-ageing skincare range, created by Lulu, is a great way to peel back the years.
Start by peeling back the male flower to expose the stamen, or maybe put some nice music on first to set the mood, then peel back the flower.
We use them to scrape paint, trim down wood, peel back caulking, and even to shear off screws and nails (don't tell the woodworkers).
To keep clay slabs flat, use cloth on top and bottom of slab when rolling, and peel back top layer of cloth.
However, as you peel back the layers, it quickly becomes more complicated.
Effort Level bumps and hollows in lawns - peel back the turf and remove or add soil.