She hemmed her skirt .
She hemmed the trousers.
Uncomfortably closed or hemmed in.
His marriage had hemmed him in.
"Some handkerchiefs, all hemmed,"said Beth.
A battalion hemmed in by enemy troops ;
The soldiers were hemmed in on all sides .
China's navy would no longer be hemmed in.
The enemy were hemmed in by our troops .
The village is surrounded ( or hemmed in ) by mountains.
The princess's car was hemmed in by the crowd.
Tim hemmed and hawed, but finally told his boss the truth.
each dress is hemmed and scrupulously checked for imperfections.
I feel hemmed in in such a small space.
He hemmed and hawed but wouldn't say anything definite.
His naughty daughter stole up on him and hemmed.
We feel completely hemmed in by rules and regulations.
The colonel is hemmed in. His rule has undoubtedly ended .
We hemmed and hawed for ages before deciding to buy the house.
Operational management was hemmed in by rigid definitions and plans.
I not longer felt hemmed in by mediocrity ; I felt liberated.
The house is hemmed in between a garage and a supermarket.
"This color,"said the vendor as the man hemmed and hawed.
Or was Hem still hemmed in because he would not change?
I can't be hemmed in by rules. I go with my emotions.
When I asked him what had happened, he just hemmed and hawed.
A retreating glacier's melt water is hemmed in by the glacier's terminal moraine.
Windows Roadside is now hemmed in on all sides by brick walls.
The company's competitors complain that they are hemmed in by rigid legal contracts.
Manchester is hemmed in by greenbelt countryside and by housing and industrial areas
The body of water hemmed in on all sides by every green forest.
Ah Chen pulled a face and hemmed.
Hemmed about byhills, it is a small hamlet of a hundred or so peasant households.
The whole building can be accessed to From one gate, which is hemmed with thick tin.
The brick path to the door was hemmed in on either side by tall, unkempt boxwood hedges.
UNESCO disagrees and has expressed concern at the palace becoming increasingly hemmed in by nondescript
His perimeter of action is tightly hemmed in, because the pivot foot is stuck in the wrong place .
For a moment I am hemmed in by the loss and I feel helpless. I suffer it silently.
In some African parklands, young lions hemmed in by peasant villages have become opportunistic killers
rooted to the spot, she stood alone in the night, the merciless night that hemmed her in From all sides
Turn under and hem the outer edges...
Each dress is hemmed and scrupulously checked for imperfections.