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Synonyms for edgeways

as if by an edge


with the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge


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It was he who told me how he'd texted Danny Alexander - across the table from him during the Lab-Lib negotiations - and also how he'd put a hand on Gordon Brown's knee to get him to let Nick Clegg get a word in edgeways during their chat," says Graham.
At one point, I got a word in edgeways, explaining why continuing the call would be pointless.
The three of them gather round her and shush her and tell her not to worry, Gwelfor's fine, and she can't get a word in edgeways to tell them that what she had meant was, what will happen to it once they are all gone?
The Blacklers Ghost All the way to Ranelagh Street, Sheila talked about her brute of a husband, and Sid couldn't get a word in edgeways.
It probably brought back memories of never being able to get a word in edgeways as Ginger and Scary hogged the mic and got all the attention.
With Irish reporters struggling to get a word in edgeways, Keane took it upon himself to intervene.
35pm Chezza Cole takes a pew before performing her new single, but we doubt she'll get a word in edgeways, as her fellow guest is Katy Perry, who, let's face it, has a much bigger gob on her.
She flung her arms around him saying he lit up the studio and barely let Simon get a word in edgeways," the source added.
The trouble is, none of the other panellists will get a word in edgeways.
Meeting a gaggle of Nolans in such close proximity is a bit of a shock to the system - albeit a highly amusing one - and it's difficult to get a word in edgeways once they're on a roll.
Moyes admitted Everton's goalscorer Leighton Baines rarely manages to get a free-kick in edgeways when Mikel Arteta is fit.
IT WAS a fight to get in edgeways at the opening of the Sahitya Akademi's literary seminar ' Historical Legacy and Writing in the Commonwealth' a few days ago.
One appears in Avis Harley's African Acrostics: A Word in Edgeways.
40pm: Providing the entertainment tonight (if they can get a word in edgeways with Wossy) are Dame Helen Mirren and young starlet Miley Cyrus, who both have new films out.
I'll have a big task on my hands trying to get a word in edgeways between Suzie and Gina.