bell

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'bell', 'Bell': /ˈbɛl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɛl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bel)


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bell

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [church, clock-tower] bells
  2. the bells in the [church, clock] tower
  3. The bells rang out.
  4. The bells [ring, toll] every [hour].
  5. the bells were ringing to [celebrate, remember, mark]
  6. rang the bell for last orders
  7. the [chime, ringing] of a bell
  8. a [brass, bronze] bell
  9. The [cat, cow] wore a bell (on its neck).
  10. slang: I need to put a bell on you!
  11. slang: was saved by the bell
  12. idiom: The [name, place] rings a bell.
  13. slang: I'll be there with bells on!
  14. set an alarm bell
  15. ring the service bell (for)
  16. the Liberty Bell
  17. can hear the sound of bells ringing
  18. rang (on) the door bell
  19. Did you ring the bell?
  20. heard the bell ring
  21. Did someone ring the bell?
  22. plays (the) hand bells
  23. can [hear, detect] wedding bells
  24. boxing: (The) bells (are) out for the [third] round.
n as adj
  1. a bell pepper
  2. the bell ringer
  3. up in the bell tower
  4. a bell choir
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