button

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʌtən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʌtən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(butn)


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button

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [start, on/off] button
  2. Hold the [start] button down for [five seconds].
  3. [Click, Hit, Press] the button.
  4. Where is the off button on this thing?
  5. Which button do I press to [turn it on, turn it off, tell it to stop]?
  6. Which button was it again?
  7. What happens if I press this button?
  8. was pressing the buttons [wildly, randomly]
  9. pushed the [entrance, elevator] button
  10. hit the [off, snooze, panic] button
  11. This [remote, gadget] has too many buttons (on it).
  12. the [right, left] mouse button
  13. slang: is always trying to push my buttons
  14. slang: is always pushing people's buttons
  15. slang: is such a button pusher
  16. slang: is pushing all the [right, wrong] buttons
  17. the [shirt's, jacket's] buttons
  18. the buttons on my [shirt]
  19. sew on a button
  20. One of my buttons fell off.
  21. lost one of my buttons
  22. Button up your buttons.
  23. Can you help me with this button?
  24. can't quite get this button
  25. can't [fasten, do up] the top button
  26. [white, black, brown, green] buttons
  27. is fastened with a button
  28. the [top, last, bottom] button
  29. Oops, you missed a button.
  30. is too tight with the button [fastened]
  31. [pants, waist] sitting below the belly button
  32. don't want my belly button to show
  33. slang: [turned up, came] at ten, right on the button
n as adj
  1. has a button collection
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