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Use "hindlegs" in a sentence
"The bear rises onto its hindlegs and climbs over the wall of the house."
"A goat can stand on the end of a stick -- a rat can climb up almost anything but a glass bottle: a dog can stand on his hindlegs like a gentleman -- and a heron or a crane can stand on one leg -- But did you ever see a horse stand on one leg -- or on his hindlegs except for a minute in an ill temper?"
"Maybe they were wrong, but the leading critics (save for a small handful with whom I simply do not agree) are generally close enough to be helpful most of the time – and none of us is right all the time, even when we stand on our hindlegs and proclaim that we can pick out wines blind."