cramp

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkræmp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kræmp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kramp)

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cramp

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [an attack, a burst, a bout] of cramps
  2. [severe, excruciating, painful] cramps
  3. [got, had] a cramp in my [leg, thigh, foot]
  4. suffered from a cramp in her [leg]
  5. had (a) [leg] cramp
  6. is suffering from stomach cramps
  7. got cramps after [running, rowing, jogging]
  8. got a cramp [while, when] [running]
  9. got a cramp from [running]
  10. [alleviate, relieve, treat] (muscle) cramps
v
  1. causes my [leg, stomach, muscles] to cramp
  2. my [calf, leg, stomach] started cramping
  3. [my muscles, I] cramped up
  4. [you're, stop] cramping my style
  5. cramp [future, economic] growth
  6. cramp the [growth, development] of
  7. cramp them together
n as adj
  1. use a cramp iron to [bind, seal, hold]
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