The four of them move to the boat, right it, balance the mattress across its bow and shove it towards the water.
Do the math: By the time you've paid for the mattress, you'll have no money left to hide under it.
The mattress causes the boat to tip forward, and in the ensuing rocking the boat begins to take on water.
You tell Hassan to have the Iraqi army soldiers check the mattress.
Then I smelled the mangos on the trees outside and felt the lumps in the mattress.
She forced her open hands down very hard on the mattress of the sofa.
There was nothing on the floor but a mattress and a chair, which were left by her directions.
It had the same covering as the first, and Mr. Swinton's mattress was at night spread in the middle between the lockers.
My mattress was laid upon the floor, and my sister, who had no bed, slept with me.
Lepage, too, had come down with a thud, squashing hidden air out of the interstices of the mattress.
late 13c., from Old French materas (12c., Modern French matelas), from Italian materasso and directly from Medieval Latin matracium, borrowed in Sicily from Arabic al-matrah "the cushion" (cf. Spanish almadraque "mattress," Provençal almatrac), literally "the thing thrown down," from taraha "he threw (down)."