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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [small, double, sharp, silver, spiked] dagger
  2. a dagger with a [short, long, sturdy] sheath
  3. drew his dagger [quickly, sharply, expertly]
  4. [took, pulled] out his dagger [to, for]
  5. struck the dagger in his [heart, back]
  6. thrusted the dagger through his [heart]
  7. stabbed him with his dagger
  8. [sharpen, hone] the dagger
  9. sharpen] the dagger's [blade, edge]
  10. was [killed, struck, pierced, stabbed] by a dagger
  11. weapons [such as, including] swords and daggers
  12. UK: the [enemies, rivals, workers, parties] were at daggers drawn
  13. looked daggers at me when
  14. [show, remove] the [document, page] daggers
  15. is a cloak-and-dagger [affair, mystery]
n as adj
  1. is a cloak-and-dagger [affair, mystery]
  2. cloak-and-dagger activities
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