carrot

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


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carrot

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [beef, fish, rice, meat] and carrots
  2. [beef] with carrots
  3. [grated, diced, sliced] carrots
  4. [grate] (the) carrots
  5. [roasted, raw] carrots
  6. roast [lamb, beef] with peas and carrots
  7. salad with carrot and [tomato, beetroot, cheese, lettuce]
  8. soup with carrot and [celery, pumpkin, other vegetables]
  9. The [bunny, rabbit] was chewing (on) a carrot.
  10. Carrots are [rich, high] in [vitamin A].
  11. Carrots [have, contain] lots of [vitamin A].
  12. used a carrot as the (snowman's) nose
  13. idiom: the "carrot or stick" approach [to changing behavior, for getting results]
  14. idiom: the "carrot and stick" approach [to changing behavior]
  15. idiom: the carrot of tax [breaks, incentives, reductions]
  16. idiom: dangle the (proverbial) carrot
  17. idiom: dangled a carrot to [motivate, convince, entice] them
n as adj
  1. make carrot [cake, soup, salad, muffins]
  2. drink carrot juice
  3. eat (the) carrot tops
  4. carrot and cilantro soup
  5. slang: [she, my boyfriend] is a carrot top
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