Definition of 'tong'
Example sentences containing 'tong'
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Using tongs, turn until they soften. The Sun (2017)It fills the air with the stench of hair tongs and way too much product. The Sun (2015)Use tongs to turn to cook the other side. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We were going hammer and tongs there for three hours. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Use tongs to turn and sprinkle other side. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were going at it hammer and tongs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Use tongs to turn and cook the other side until buttery soft. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were all about going hammer and tongs without much structured training input. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are times when we have to go out with hammer and tongs. Christianity Today (2000)It is time for the younger generation to go at it hammer and tongs. The Sun (2015)Have you been going at it hammer and tongs down the gym? The Sun (2012)They had left the curling tongs too close and they had to rush about trying to find a new moustache. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then use straighteners, or tongs if you prefer to avoid the poker look. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Use tongs to turn the chillies and cook for 5 min on the other side. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fry for a few minutes until browned, turning regularly with tongs. The Sun (2015)We went to witness the two best attacking teams in Europe going at it hammer and tongs. The Sun (2014)We'll be chasing and going hammer and tongs from here on in. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The best of the best, going at it hammer and tongs. The Sun (2013)It's going to be hammer and tongs and we have to be ready for that. The Sun (2011)If the right buttons were pressed, we could go at it hammer and tongs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Do you two go at it like hammer and tongs or do you sit and discuss problems quietly and sensibly while you take notes? The Sun (2011)Use a pair of tongs to turn the bird so that it browns all over, then remove from the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Next, split the pony into four sections, spray with hairspray and wrap round tongs to curl. The Sun (2013)
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