1 MANOEUVRE, influence, control, exploit, work, engineer, guide, direct, steer, use/turn to your advantage, negotiate, capitalize on colloq. wangle, cash in on, pull strings, have in the palm of your hand, twist round your little finger, have over a barrel, wheel and deal, frame, fit up
2 FALSIFY, rig, juggle with, massage, tamper with colloq. doctor, cook, fiddle
3 HANDLE, control, wield, operate, work, knead, use, utilize, employ, process, ply
She had her best friend over; they were working together on a school project. I made them sandwiches for lunch and afterwards they asked if there was any cake. I said no and that I was too busy to bake. They went back to their project, a low hum of conversation flowed between them. Every now and then one would speak loud enough for me to hear, Oh, I REALLY want a piece of my mom’s cake or You know your mom makes the BEST EVER cake in the world …
Yes, I know; I was conned, they led me a merry dance. Anyway, it was a nice excuse to take a break from my work and do some baking.
Mother Nature is providential. She gives us twelve years to develop a love for our children before turning them into teenagers.
Sidey’s weekend theme this week is ‘Dance’. To participate go to: