We strapped our snowshoes on.
She climbed the mountain with a 40-pound pack strapped to her back.
She made sure that both children were strapped in.
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Finished with a comfortable khaki and black ballistic rubber strap, the Freak [ONE OPS] ($66,500) is a welcome addition to a groundbreaking line, and one of the clear standout releases of Dubai Watch Week.—Oren Hartov, Robb Report, 24 Nov. 2023 The camera is well-sized for younger hands and has a helpful neck strap.—Maya Polton, Parents, 21 Nov. 2023 The brand also sells add-ons like a chest strap and a butterfly charm to go with the bag.—Nor'adila Hepburn, Southern Living, 17 Nov. 2023 According to our writer Jaina Grey, during testing the straps were easy to manage and adjust, were unobtrusive, and keep out of the way.—Scott Gilbertson, WIRED, 25 Nov. 2023 This two-for-one Osprey bag, currently 30 percent off as part of Nordstrom's Black Friday deals, is both with tote handles and backpack straps.—Gabrielle Porcaro, Travel + Leisure, 24 Nov. 2023 Its cream fleece texture adds a touch of elegance, while the small strap length ensures comfort and ease of wear.—Mia Meltzer, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 In the opening image of the carousel, Cabello could be seen posing on a staircase in the formfitting gown while holding up its straps around her neck with her left hand.—Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 18 Nov. 2023 The result offers a different aesthetic with a matte black finish, which is also available with the option of a rubber strap or matching Ceratanium bracelet.—Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 13 Nov. 2023
Then, strap them on, and enjoy the extra challenge.—Sarah Kester, Travel + Leisure, 16 Nov. 2023 His accessories include doll-size aviator sunglasses, a whistle strapped around his neck, a football secured under his arm and a mini mustache.—Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 25 Oct. 2023 Passing cars were strapped with kayaks, and everyone seemed to stroll as if their destinations were unknown.—Marlise Kast-Myers, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Oct. 2023 Indeed, surging mortgage rates have pushed monthly payments up 60% ($871) year over year, according to real estate data and analytics firm Black Knight, leaving left one-fourth of homeowners strapped with $3,000-plus monthly payments.—Sydney Lake, Fortune, 25 Oct. 2023 Roads were filled with snaking lines of vehicles strapped with suitcases and mattresses.—Helen Regan, CNN, 15 Oct. 2023 Many more might have at least considered tempering the ambitious nature of an all-singing, all-dancing show that would be a physical challenge for any of today’s young pop megastars, let alone a 65-year-old pop veteran with strapping on her knee.—Mark Sutherland, Variety, 14 Oct. 2023 Antek’s ornery, new-widower dad, Maciej (Mirosław Baka) is the wealthiest man in the region, but refuses to hand over any part of his substantial landholdings to his children leaving his strapping son brooding and resentful.—Jessica Kiang, Variety, 11 Oct. 2023 The moment lands because Kardashian’s performance is usually bolstered and constrained by her real-life reputation for performing just as Siobhan says a public person should: strapping on a smile to do the hard work of being successful.—Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2023 See More
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alteration of strop, from Middle English, band or loop of leather or rope, from Old English, thong for securing an oar, from Latin struppus band, strap, from Greek strophos twisted band, from strephein to twist