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shoelace

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
shoelaceshoe‧lace /ˈʃuːleɪs/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DCCa thin piece of material, like string, that goes through holes in the front of your shoes and is used to fasten them syn lacetie/untie a shoelace 🔊 Roger bent to tie his shoelace. 🔊 Your shoelaces are undone.
Examples from the Corpus
shoelaceOnce inside the car, he tied a shoelace around her neck and threatened to choke her.I'd have loosened my tie, but they had taken it away along with my wallet, gun, belt and shoelaces.Sammler tied his shoelaces continued dressing.I had to take off my belt, my tie and my shoelaces, had my photograph and my fingerprints taken.I let myself into my place with the key I carry tied to my shoelace.George Best was/is a drunken waste of space who wasn't fit to tie Eddie Gray's shoelaces.They were more like badly tied shoelaces.I wondered how easy it would be to hang yourself with your shoelaces.tie/untie a shoelaceThey were more like badly tied shoelaces.Once inside the car, he tied a shoelace around her neck and threatened to choke her.While Eddie is dribbling up the court, Red bends to tie a shoelace.
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