bar

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɑː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɑr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bär)


Inflections of 'bar' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
bars
v 3rd person singular
barring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
barred
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
barred
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

bar

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. my [favorite, neighborhood, local] bar
  2. was open bar at the [wedding, party]
  3. a [sports, wine, mini, whiskey, snack, dive] bar
  4. is the [closest, nearest, best] bar
  5. [go to, drink at] the bar
  6. get a drink at the bar
  7. get [served, refused] at the bar
  8. went to the bars with my [friends, parents, co workers]
  9. was drinking at the bar
  10. set my [glass, beer] (down) on the bar
  11. leaned over the bar to [say, hear, order]
  12. we [made, built, installed] a breakfast bar
  13. a bar and [restaurant, grill]
  14. eat a bar of chocolate
  15. a [chocolate, candy] bar
  16. a bar of [gold, silver]
  17. [prison, cell, iron] bars
  18. [locked, put, ended up] behind bars
  19. use the [navigation, search, menu] bar
  20. the [status, download, progress] bar
  21. was a bar [across, blocking] the [path, door]
  22. [ducked under, jumped over] the bar
  23. adjust the [high jump, pole vault, limbo] bar
  24. set the bar high
  25. don't set the bar too high
  26. the bar has been set high (by)
  27. it's a low bar
  28. the state bar of [California]
  29. was called to the bar
n as adj
  1. there was a bar fight
  2. the bar staff
  3. the bar prices are too high
  4. any open bar stools?
  5. play bar billiards
  6. [large, exceptional] bar [menu, selection]
  7. [passed, failed] the bar exam
  8. a bar association
v
  1. barred the [door, window, exit]
  2. barred from [the country, appeal, entry, the competition]
  3. barred from entering the [country]
  4. barred from [competing, voting, appearing]
  5. UK: barred from the pub
  6. UK: you're barred!
  7. barred for [your actions, a crime]
  8. barred for [good, five years]
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