crack

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkræk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kræk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(krak)


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crack

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. crack an egg
  2. crack the [glass, ice, windshield]
  3. the [glass] cracked
  4. crack a [tooth, rib]
  5. crack a [safe, code, case]
  6. crack [a joke, jokes, a smile]
  7. he cracks me up
  8. crack up laughing (at)
  9. cracked [his, the] whip
  10. crack open the [champagne, bottle, wine]
  11. crack the [champagne] open
  12. crack open a [shell, nut]
  13. crack your head open
  14. crack open your head
  15. crack under the pressure
  16. crack down on [crime, drugs]
  17. crack under [the pressure, questioning]
  18. they finally cracked him
  19. he finally cracked
  20. I [must be, think I'm] cracking up!
  21. my [skin, lip] has cracked
  22. my [skin] has started cracking
  23. it's not all it's cracked up to be
n
  1. a [large, glaring, new] crack [on, in]
  2. [cover, paper, plaster] over the cracks
  3. [saw, peeped, peered] through the crack (in)
  4. the cracks in the [road, room, pipes]
  5. the cracks in the [walls, surfaces]
  6. cracks in the [window, windshield, door]
  7. cracks are beginning to appear [in, on]
  8. heard a loud crack from (inside) the kitchen
  9. My [elbow, knee, back] went "Crack!"
  10. a crack when I bent my [elbow]
  11. heard the crack of a [weapon, gun, rifle]
  12. was a [slight, small] crack in her voice
  13. drugs: is [hooked on, addicted] to crack
  14. drugs: [arrested, busted] for [possessing, dealing] crack
  15. Some [students, children] fell through the cracks (of the system).
  16. woke up at the crack of dawn
  17. a crack of the whip
  18. felt the crack of the whip on (his back)
adj
  1. assemble a crack [squad, team, group]
  2. crack [troops, commandos, shooters]
  3. has a crack [shot, aim]
n as adj
  1. smoke a crack pipe
  2. has a crack addiction
  3. is a crack addict
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