corner

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɔːrr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɔrnɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kôrnər)


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corner

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. in the [left, right-hand, top, bottom, east, west, opposite] corner
  2. a [square] has [four] corners
  3. in the [press, sales] corner
  4. bumped the corner of the table
  5. go [sit, stand] in the corner
  6. [sat, stood] in the corner (of the room)
  7. was [forced, told, sent] to sit in the corner
  8. a sharp corner
  9. is [sitting] in the corner
  10. at the corner of [Elm] and [5th Street]
  11. is [sitting, located] [kitty-corner, catty-corner, cater-corner] [from, to]
  12. took the corner too fast
  13. in the corner of the [room, screen, field]
  14. don't cut corners
  15. a table with [sharp, pointy, smooth, metal] corners
  16. cut corners to save [time, money]
  17. the corner of a table
  18. the corner of his mouth
  19. [stubbed my finger, hit my knee] on the [table] corner
  20. [Christmas] is just around the corner
  21. at the corner of the [block, street]
  22. UK, soccer: scored from a corner
  23. was standing on the (street) corner
  24. [blocked, headed] off at every corner
  25. [took, drove around] the corner too fast
  26. [write your name, sign] in the corner
  27. the page was [folded, turned] down at the corner
  28. her mouth was turned down at the corners
  29. [to, from] all four corners of the [world, Earth, globe]
  30. [far-flung, far, remote] corners of the [world]
  31. in [the farthest, my, another] corner of the world
  32. to the opposite corner of the world
  33. get into my corner
  34. need you in my corner
  35. someone [to, who will] fight your corner (for you)
  36. stay in your corner
  37. was backed into a corner by
  38. [the patient, his illness] has turned the corner
  39. boxing: in the [blue, red] corner we have (the challenger)
  40. soccer: the referee [gave, signaled, awarded] a corner
  41. soccer: the [home team, striker, defender] scored from a corner
n as adj
  1. at the corner store
  2. a corner kick
  3. a corner [table, unit]
v
  1. cornered [the dog, the animal, a wild animal]
  2. cornered the [criminal, suspect]
  3. cornered by the [police, authorities, handler]
  4. [pursued, chased, trapped] and cornered
  5. cornered in the [building, alley]
  6. cornered into [accepting, signing, doing, making]
  7. cornered like a rat
  8. corner him in the [argument, debate, discussion, interview]
  9. corner the market
  10. (has) cornered the market in
  11. cornered (around) the [turn, curve, bend]
  12. corner at [high, low] speeds
  13. corner on a [slippery, wet] road
  14. corner in [bad, slippery, wet] conditions
  15. corner and [accelerate, brake]
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