- While you're untying, remove any labels or tags that are still attached.
- Three groups of 20 calves found with suspect identifications or without tags over the past three days are the focus of the investigation.
- He reached into the box and held up a braided metal necklace with a tag attached to it.
- You never know, maybe our house arrest electronic tags will have sequential serial numbers!
- The most worthy community penalty is the curfew order, monitored by an electronic tag attached to the defendant's ankle, which requires him to be at home for up to twelve hours a day.
- But instead of custody the two will be confined to their homes in the evenings and at night, their compliance monitored using electronic tags.
- Everyone spoken to for this story agrees - the politically correct tag has stuck and is damaging.
- Make the appointment on the basis that every pound spent on sport is a contribution to the health of the nation and part of the effort to lose our tag as the sick man of Europe.
- Wild Child was a phrase created to describe her beloved twin, but Callie's lips curved slightly as she realised that Stacie was right, bookworm would be a better tag.
- In this case, the defendant was driving a car with stolen tags and the license plate light out.
- She drove more slowly now, careful to look in the parked cars for anyone who might be watching, checking the tags for a government plate.
- Tail numbers, which start with the letter ‘N’ are to aircraft what license tags are to automobiles.
- The tags, writing and art style are all collected so in the event of a sprayer being caught, officers may be able to use a portfolio of evidence of other offences.
- The police believe that one group of people is responsible for the graffiti across West Swindon as the same graffiti tags keep appearing.
- Hundreds of new graffiti tags are appearing all over Haydon Wick and Greenmeadow.
- HTML was invented with the specific purpose of providing a universal set of tags for displaying of information.
- As anyone with a collection of songs on their computer knows, the information contained in the information tags isn't always perfect.
- While you're rewriting your title and description tags, don't forget the keywords meta tag.
- I have never doubted what he was referring to whenever he barked out his slithery tag phrase.
- And what a stupid tag line: Are you thinking what we're thinking?
- Indeed, it is difficult to embody what we do in a tag line.
- Another possibility is for the tag to agree with a subordinate clause: I don't think they'll come now, will they?; That's a nice mess you've got us into, haven't you?
- However, such uses in quotative tags are fairly common.
- These tags litter our own speech, oiling the wheels of conversation, organising turn-taking and clearing up misunderstanding.
verb (tags, tagging, tagged)[with object] Back to top
- The bear was tagged before it was released, to show that it had been causing trouble.
- Then there was the long task of unpacking, labeling, tagging, and re-packing every single can of pickles.
- About four days before, Rose had left her larger suitcases, tagged and labeled with her name, waiting out on her front porch to be picked up and transported to camp ahead of her.
- I was amazed by the Green Party members during question time today when they were complaining about the Minister of Conservation tagging dolphins with an electronic tag that was to be picked up by satellite.
- She will be electronically tagged for the first six months, to stop her leaving her home between 8pm and 6pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
- Hardcore teenage criminals will be electronically tagged or subjected to intensive surveillance under a tough new penalty being launched in South Yorkshire today.
- When they stopped making their case to the broader community, they were tagged with the special-interest label.
- Economists with radical views often run the risk of being tagged with political labels.
- And anyone who hasn't won a Stanley Cup is often tagged by harsh labels in this fast-paced, hard-checking and passionate game.
- Since very few trains circulated, graffiti artists started tagging and painting entire subway trains.
- I'm entirely on the side of graffiti artists who tag places that have a political resonance.
- Nothing looks worse than a fire which appears to be a transparent pyramid tagged by graffiti vandals.
- Audio could be tagged, but not downloaded easily.
- The S-bit is applied to code that needs to be secure, and a separate portion of an ARM processor monitors and identifies data tagged with an S-bit.
- If tagging works well for VoIP then expect the same for video and audio, too.
- Initially we wrote our applications on the assumption that we would do the work the conventional way, using radioactive labels to tag the DNA fragments and film to record the sequence from the gels.
- The stem cell was tagged with a fluorescent dye, allowing investigators to track and recover the cells descended from single cell transplanted into female mice.
- Genotypes were obtained by automated sizing of fluorescently tagged polymerase chain reaction amplification products.
- He forced his way over in the corner and Barnes tagged on a touchline conversion.
- He tagged on two conversions but the highlight was keeping a clean sheet.
- The flirtation with danger was worth it, however, as Harvey tagged on the extra two points.
- It wouldn't hurt to tag along and shadow her in her endeavors.
- I would tag along, listening, a small shadow absorbing a vision of a much better land beyond.
- The only unanswerable anti-war argument was the generally conservative, Little England case that it is no longer in Britain's interests to tag along behind the United States.
Late Middle English (denoting a narrow hanging section of a decoratively slashed garment): of unknown origin. The verb dates from the early 17th century.
When first recorded, this word referred to a narrow hanging section of a skirt slashed as a decorative feature. It is of unknown origin but may be related to late Middle English dag. Use of tag for a label indicating ownership began in US English in the mid 19th century. Tab (Late Middle English) may be related. It originally described a small flap or strip. In American English in the late 19th century it developed the sense ‘an account’, commonly reflected in the idiom keep tabs on meaning ‘keep a regular check on’ someone. This is the same word used to mean ‘bill’ in a restaurant.
Words that rhyme with tagbag, blag, brag, Bragg, crag, dag, drag, flag, gag, hag, jag, lag, mag, nag, quag, rag, sag, scrag, slag, snag, sprag, stag, swag, wag, zag
- Speed frequently determines who is safe or out, who is caught during games of tag, or who will win the race.
- The girls stopped spinning and began chasing each other in an impromptu game of freeze tag.
- There were children running around, laughing and chasing each other in a game that looked like tag.
- Baseball does have an arm extension interpretation when a runner tries to avoid a fielder's tag.
- Members of the defensive team need to be aware of an inadvertent or accidental tag of home plate by the catcher in such situations.
- I strongly believe that the language of the rule needs to be amended to explain the necessity of a tag when runners advance at their own risk after an Infield Fly is called.
- Here Vince gives you the option of forming a tag team and going for the tag titles.
- You were speaking of tag matches - this old tape had so many!
- With this much competition for the belts, there won't be time for more of those poorly booked six man tag matches.
verb (tags, tagging, tagged)[with object] Back to top
- As the pitcher straddles the rubber and the runner takes his lead, the first baseman tags the runner.
- The boy ran to home base and tagged a runner running in.
- If Jeter says he tagged the runner, he tagged the runner.
- Since time had been called before Howe went over to tag second base, Harvey disallowed that putout, and returned McBride to second base.
- Cyclones first baseman Ian Bladergroen, made an over-the-shoulder catch on the run, and the runners tagged.
- Here's why: By catching the deep fly, the outfielder allows the runner on third to tag and score easily.
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