Examples of waylay in a Sentence
Gangs sometimes waylay travelers on that road.
We were waylaid by a group of kids with water balloons.
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The initial weeks after similarly large storms have sometimes produced rising claims by waylaid workers for unemployment insurance.
Last season, the Bulldogs’ one-two punch was waylaid by former linebacker Jarrad Davis and the Gators’ defense, totaling just 22 rushing yards on 12 carries.
After two bites, the top-heavy concoction, waylaid by accouterments, began to break up midflight to the mouth.
Coyne had to decide his tack after initially believing – despite Bourdais’ insistence – that his lead driver was waylaid for the season.
Waylaid by injuries early in his career, Britt enjoyed a renaissance with the Rams, culminating in the first 1,000-yard season of his career in 2016.
The only thing worse than getting waylaid by angry constituents is for Republicans to be mired in Washington with little to show for their efforts.
Martin played his four years in the NFL for the Tennessee Titans and was on the Philadelphia Eagles roster last year before being waylaid by a leg injury, sending him to the free-agency pile.
On a mission to retrieve the tech CEO Gavin Belson (Matt Ross) from his retreat at a Tibetan monastery, Erlich gets waylaid at an opium den; a frustrated Gavin pays the proprietors to keep him busy there for five years.
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