yank off


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Related to yank off: so much for, at the expense of
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w>yank off

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Police discovered there had been an attempt to force the back door and forensics investigators matched the marks on the door handle to the grooves on the mole grips - a type of pliers - found in the car footwell and that were used to try to yank off the door handle.
Police discovered there had been an attempt to force the back door and forensics investigators matched the marks on the door handle to the grooves on the mole grips -- a type of pliers -- found in thefootwell and that were used to try to yank off the door handle.
It is this muzzle that the manoeuvering Maulana wants to yank off so Nawaz can roar like he used to and charge up his party like he used to.
Secondly, we cannot yank off the head merely to cure a headache.
And third, yank off some of those long, silver clarinet keys and you have yourself a nice little shank.
A dancer tried to yank off Madge's flowing matador cape as she climbed some stairs, but the fastening failed to give and she hit the deck in spectacular style.
As defined in SB 95, a dismemberment abortion is Judge Larry Hendricks performed when sharp metal tools are used to grab and yank off limbs of a living, well-formed, unborn child inside the mother's womb.
Filmmakers, actors and other artist have voiced out their strong disappointment at the decision to yank off the controversial movie.