air

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(âr)


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air

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [polluted, smoggy, thin, clean] air
  2. the air is too [polluted] to breathe
  3. the air is so [fresh] here
  4. the air is [hot, cold, humid]
  5. the air [stirred, picked up, blew]
  6. blow air [at, towards]
  7. need (to get) [some, a breath of] fresh air
  8. fill your lungs with fresh air
  9. [breathe, take in] air
  10. feel the air [on your face, in your hair]
  11. fill a [balloon, tire] with air
  12. is (just) full of hot air
  13. is [falling, flying] through the air
  14. jumped (up) into the air
  15. the kite [rose, flew] in the air
  16. [disappeared, vanished] into thin air
  17. threw [it] through the air (to)
  18. the [sound, noise, shout, scream] rang through the air
  19. there's something [fishy, suspicious, exciting] in the air
  20. the [answer, question] was left hanging in the air
  21. [it's] still up in the air
  22. [excitement, terror, anger] filled the air
  23. we have central air at [home, the office]
  24. a [casual, mysterious, self-effacing] air
  25. he had an air of [mystery, malice, the exotic]
  26. he has the air of [someone, a man who]
  27. [she, the new approach] was a breath of fresh air
n as adj
  1. turn [on, off] the air conditioning
  2. [poor, great] air quality
  3. [a lot of, too much] air pollution
  4. replace your air filter
  5. sent via air mail
  6. air intake [valve, switch]
  7. air traffic (controller)
  8. [joined, is serving in] the Air Force
  9. an open-air [pool, concert, venue]
  10. (ride in a) hot air balloon
v
  1. aired the [show, movie]
  2. the [program] aired (in)
  3. (will) air on [cable, the BBC, PBS]
  4. airs at [noon, 12:00]
  5. will air from [August] to [November]
  6. will air for [two] [weeks, hours, months]
  7. the [show] aired last [night, week, Sunday]
  8. aired live (on TV, on YouTube, by webcast)
  9. [originally, first, already] aired
  10. hang up the [clothing, rug] to air
  11. air your dirty [laundry, linen] (in public)
  12. (chance to) air your [grievances, opinions, views]
  13. air out the [room, clothing, rug]
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