block

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈblɒk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/blɑk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blok)


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block

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [building, learning, play, children's, wooden] blocks
  2. a [concrete, granite, marble] block
  3. a [chopping, cutting, sketching] block
  4. [carved, etched, sculptured, shaped] from a [marble] block
  5. [live, work, go to school] just [around, up, down] the block
  6. [live] on this block
  7. [live] [one] block away from
  8. just [two] more blocks to go
  9. built a [castle, house] out of blocks
  10. likes to play with blocks
  11. knocked the blocks [over, down]
  12. are the building blocks of [life, a good life, a strong company]
  13. [bought, reserved] a block of [tickets, seats, rooms]
  14. an entire block of [tickets]
  15. a block to cover your [face, stomach]
  16. that was a good block!
  17. threw up a [quick, fast] block (just in time)
  18. the [stopper, goaltender, defender] made [10] blocks
  19. the [sprinter, runner] bolted out of the (starting) blocks
  20. wear [SPF, factor] [30] sun block
  21. [had, was given] a spinal block
  22. there's a block in the [drain, pipe, basin]
n as adj
  1. go to a block party
  2. write in block [capitals, letters]
v
  1. block his [fist, strike, punch]
  2. block the [shot, kick, attempt]
  3. [hoping, tried] to block the [proposal, vote, bill]
  4. blocked him into [the bar, his house, her parking place]
  5. blocked him out of [the bar]
  6. [she, an accident, a cow] (was) blocking [the road, the traffic, my path]
  7. block the [entrance, door, path] (to)
  8. police blocked off the [street, road, area]
  9. blocked off for [construction, renovation, roadworks]
  10. [will, could, must] be blocked
  11. block [the email, a user, ads]
  12. the [toilet, pipes, faucet] blocked up
  13. block up a [hole, tube]
  14. my nose blocks up [when, at]
  15. block them together (with)
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