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transitive verbunbarring, unbarred
1(door/gate) desatrancar(door/gate) destrancar
- Okay, so I'm going to try to get through the window, and you guys have to hold on to my ankles, and then I'll unbar the door so we can get out.
- Some even unbarred their doors and stepped outside.
- In the eternal limbo room Madi snarled at the door until it showed itself, then threatened to blast it to bits unless it unbarred itself.
- She unbarred the front door and walked out into the cool air, glad to be out of the building.
- The roofs have collapsed, the ruined towers, the high gate unbarred, frost in the mortar, the ramparts gaping, rent, fallen, gnawed through by age.
- To make that clear she unbarred the door, left a note tacked to it explaining that only if it was a true emergency would they disrupt her peace.
- So with no one else in the room and Rana sleeping, her door was unbarred.
- The Moon rose to meet his daughter, the star Ishtar, and the Queen unbarred the door to the tower.
- The bronze doors of the sanctuary were unbarred.
- The Landlord unbarred the door.
- The guard at the gate made no move to unbar it, however.
- Even the low two-storey army buildings seemed to smile a delayed welcome, as a gate was unbarred and I went through an elaborate signing-in ceremony in the guardroom.
- She entered the gatehouse, unbarred the window and leaned outside.
- Similarly, scared by the fire alarm, the heroine decides to ‘unbar, unbolt, unlock, and open’ the door and cross the space that separates her from Lovelace.
- They knew they couldn't let York leave, that was their job, but too many people were escaping by the newly unbarred door, being counter-acted by the pushing reporters trying to get in against the flow.
- The soldiers murmured as a few of their number did as Amerial requested, unbarring and unlocking the door.
- The doors were unbarred, opened and sunlight flooded into the gloom.
- He staggers to the door, unlocks and unbars it, and lets Desdemona and Deuterium Boy in.
- The head evil one shouted out some command, and the door was unbarred and then opened.
- Hark got a ladder and set it against the chimney, on which I ascended, and hoisting a window, entered and came down stairs, unbarred the door, and removed the guns from their places.
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