There was a creak in the floorboards when he stood up.
the creak of a floorboard broke the silence
When he heard the creak in the floorboards he didn't even bother to look up.
The only sound was the occasional creak of the weathered ropes straining to hold out weight.
A creak in the floorboard echoed throughout the house, but there was no sign that anyone had heard anything.
The heavy fabric blocked the sound of the thunder, and a creak outside my door was now audible.
There was a creak of a floorboard, and the hairs on the back of her neck rose.
There was a second of hesitation, possibly as Meghan was preparing for another punch, and then a creak and a thud.
I heard gates creak open as I hugged a pillow to my ears.
A creak sounded, and a rope ladder unfurled from an unseen source.