carpet

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɑːrpɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑrpɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kärpit)

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carpet

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [beige, cream, black, patterned, plain] carpet
  2. [woven, hand-made, wool, soft, thick, fluffy] carpet
  3. a shag carpet
  4. [stained, dirty, old] carpet
  5. [bedroom, living room, hallway] carpet
  6. [lay, install] (the) carpet
  7. [lay] new carpet in the [bedroom]
  8. [lay] wall-to-wall carpet
  9. [clean, wash, wipe] the carpet
  10. remove stains from the carpet
  11. roll around on the carpet
  12. roll [up, out] the carpet
  13. roll out the red carpet for [royalty, the stars]
  14. The [stars, nominees] walked on the red carpet.
  15. [posed for photos, signed autographs, gave interviews] on the red carpet
  16. [coffee, wine, blood] stains on the carpet
  17. a carpet of [leaves, frost, flowers, grass]
  18. idiom: was called on the carpet [after, when, for, following]
n as adj
  1. the [boy, girl, child] got carpet burns
  2. [buy, use] a carpet cleaner
  3. carpet cleaning [products, conditioners, liquids]
  4. carpet-bombing of the [area, village, town]
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