astray

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈstreɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈstreɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə strā)


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astray

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. led him astray [by, when]
  2. [don't, try not to] lead her astray
  3. was led astray from my [goals, ambitions, morals]
  4. was led astray with [false promises, lies]
  5. is easily led astray
  6. the [older boys, other workers] led him astray
  7. the [bullet, shot] went astray
  8. my life went astray when
  9. things have gone (a little) astray
  10. went astray despite the [instructions, signs]
  11. were astray [with, in] their calculations
  12. the [cat, dog] was [spotted, found] astray
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