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hem in Clothes topic

hemhem2 verb (hemmed, hemming)  1 [transitive]DCC to turn under the edge of a piece of material or clothing and stitch it in place2 hem and haw hem somebody/something ↔ in→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hemSoares hemmed a bit, then admitted he had been speeding.He hemmed, he hawed, he guffawed.Depression had descended on her, hemmed in by all these people, driving along a straight dreary road.She is, however, hemmed in by the Adversary.From the very start he has been the man in the middle, thwarted in front and hemmed in on the rear.As employees feel themselves hemmed in, they become frustrated and angry.Either way Norman Lamont is hemmed in with little scope for escape.