He sat on a chair with his legs crossed.
He leaned against the wall with his legs spread so the police could search him.
She broke her leg in a skiing accident.
His legs gave way under him and he fell over.
We had chicken legs for dinner.
Would you like some more leg of lamb?
the legs of a table
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Erica Cole, 27, who lost her leg in a car accident, created jeans, leggings and other clothing designed for those with prosthetics or who are in a wheelchair.—Lauren Debter, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 The man was wearing a Descendents T-shirt, the teenager a NOFX one; Mom was in the tattoo parlor upstairs, getting her leg inked with an image of a Doc Marten and an anarchy symbol.—Brett Martin, New York Times, 28 Nov. 2023 In the first eight minutes of each half, when the starters’ legs weren’t so wobbly, the Aztecs outscored the Cougars 33-19.—Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Nov. 2023 According to a press release, the last stop of the band’s remaining, 25-date leg of their The End of the Road Tour will stream exclusively on PPV.com so fans worldwide can tune into the concert in real-time, starting at 8 p.m. ET.—Daniela Avila, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 Calling all bookworms: The Shelter Daybed is the best daybed to stretch your legs and sink in with a page-turning novel.—Megan Ulu-Lani Boyanton, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Nov. 2023 The show was part of the latest international leg of the Eras Tour.—Carlos De Loera, Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 2023 The pop star has added two more London dates — Aug. 19 and 20 — to the European leg of her record-breaking Eras Tour.—Ellise Shafer, Variety, 14 Nov. 2023 The North American leg will be launching on Dec. 13 in Brooklyn.—Carita Rizzo, Rolling Stone, 14 Nov. 2023
Bend the spider legs slightly and hook them into the cheesecloth.—Karen Hugg, Washington Post, 13 Oct. 2023 Just like with any other tough cut of wild game, giving duck thighs and legs a full day on low heat will break down all the connective tissue, tendons, and even pull nutrients from the bones, while simultaneously rendering out fat and juices to make a satisfying, tender dish.—Katie Hill, Outdoor Life, 17 Aug. 2023 Street dancing, leg warmers and headbands rule in this hip-hop musical.—Sally Verrando, Dallas News, 31 July 2023 The glute bridge position will also give your core and legs an extra challenge.—Brett Williams, Men's Health, 28 Feb. 2023 From 0 to 60 mph, the four-door was a scant 0.8 second lower than the two-door, and the four-door took only 0.3 second longer to leg a quarter-mile.—Jean Lindamood, Car and Driver, 23 Mar. 2023 The Rangers' best skater in these playoffs netted his team-leading seventh goal to push the lead to 2-0, using his go-to leg kick before finishing through Raanta's legs.—Vincent Z. Mercogliano, USA TODAY, 29 May 2022 Bring your arm and leg back to the starting position.—Jenny McCoy, SELF, 27 May 2022 Reverse the movement and extend your arm and leg back out.—Jenny McCoy, SELF, 28 Feb. 2022 See More
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