some students, with nodding heads, were helplessly falling asleep during the boring lecture
Recent Examples on the WebJames O’Donoghue, a planetary scientist with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, likened our planet’s tilting phenomenon to a nodding head.
Aylin Woodward, WSJ, 21 Dec. 2021
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