When Pete jumped in and threw in the clutch, there was a backfire that sounded like the crack of doom.
"Jean of the Lazy A" by B. M. Bower
He got three chugs and a backfire into the carburetor, and after that silence.
"Cabin Fever" by B. M. Bower
The firemen checked the advance of flames by dynamiting two large residences and then backfiring.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Mr. Dilly was in the Woodruff District to build a backfire against this conflagration of the county superintendent.
"The Brown Mouse" by Herbert Quick
He was dropping off to sleep when he heard what he thought was a car backfiring outside.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
The only people around here that can make presents this year were smart enough to backfire.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
You see, it's my idea that Holmes is starting this as a sort of backfire.
"The Camp Fire Girls in the Mountains" by Jane L. Stewart
The truck was sputtering and backfiring, pouring out rank smoke as they reached it.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
He soon started a backfire in Quebec which brought Cartier to terms.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
The violent emotional stress causes a sort of backfiring of the mind, if you see what I mean.
"The Eyes Have It" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Charity could actually backfire on the very people we mean to help.
' Compassionate ' Measure Could Well Backfire.
Davenport 's reloading backfires for a night as long home winning streak ends.
But for a teenager in Arkansas, a texting prank backfired when she joked about hiding a dead body , and sent the text prank to a random local number.
Hamas leader Khaled Meshal is calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bluff, a move that could backfire on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza straining to survive an onslaught of Israeli rockets.
And they usually backfire which this one did.
Can you name a situation when somebody was dishonest and it backfired on them.
Eastern Elementary Students Say Bullying Backfires.
Will China's Great Firewall backfire.
But it backfires, and eating terrible-for-your-health foods amps up inflammation, stressing out your body and brain.
Like most second chances, this one has backfired.
'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap: Kathy's hot tub diplomacy backfires in a big way.
Interest-rate swap strategy backfires, costs city $186M.
German man's stress-calming naked walk backfires.
11-7-12: Perdue Poultry Trial Could Set Precedent or Backfire.