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They have also been filling thousands of sandbags. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The fighters are barricaded into positions with sandbags and are prepared to fight to the death. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If we can remove a number of sandbags from this balloon it can go up a very long way. The Sun (2007)Most headed to York to protect houses with sandbags. The Sun (2015)Running carrying sandbags, sawing for an hour. The Sun (2012)It is a spat of little interest to anyone whose primary concern is to find more sandbags and put the piano on bricks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In many villages, government troops are dug in behind sandbags and razor wire. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He promised amphibious vehicles to deliver supplies, manpower to fill sandbags and military expertise to help with logistics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Terrified families who had been unable to flee piled up sandbags to protect their homes from the flood and nervously made victory signs when rebels approached. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I'll put the sandbags in my back garden and in front of my house. The Sun (2014)They spent 18 months digging out 200 tons of clay and using it to fill the sandbags. The Sun (2014)At the Unity Street crossroads sandbags have been put in place to protect the new police force. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The soldiers sometimes resorted to putting sandbags over the horses' eyes and ears, which seemed to help. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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