A bucket chain was formed to fight the fire.
The system relied on a chain of receiving and transmitting stations running north to south across the country.
The aim is to improve the supply chain between the farm and the consumer.
Students tried to form a human chain around the parliament.
That a hospital has a rigid chain of command.
There are many island chains of the Pacific.
a chain of islands known as the Windward Islands
a chain of mountains running the length of the island
He now owns a chain of food stores.
This restaurant is now part of the Skoffo chain.
The big retail chains have bought up large amounts of land to build new stores.
a restaurant chain
Her chains were removed as she entered the dock.
The prisoners were led away in chains.
You'll make that witless oaf king while I rot in chains?
The workers were told that they had nothing to lose but their chains.
The country had finally thrown off the chains of colonial rule.
Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.
You won't get up those roads in winter without chains.
The bucket was hauled up by a length of chain.
The gates were secured by a heavy chain and a padlock.
Fortunately, the dog was on a chain and couldn't get at us.
Keep the door on the chain when you're alone in the house.
This event set off a chain of consequences that eventually led to the man's murder.
His open shirt revealed a fat gold chain.
Katie was wearing a simple silver chain.
I like the pendant, but I don't really like the chain it's hanging from.
The mayor was wearing his chain of office.
They are first-time buyers, so there is no chain.
The doors were chained shut.
He was kidnapped, blindfolded, and chained.
The dog was chained to the leg of the one solid garden seat.
Some demonstrators chained themselves to railings inside the court building.
She chained her bike to the railings.
I should hate to be chained to a desk all day.
Women were chained to unhappy marriages for life.
As far as foreign policy is concerned, the country is chained to its past.
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