curb

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈk3ːrb/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kɝb/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kûrb)


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curb

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [street, road] curb
  2. The [car, truck] ran the curb.
  3. The [car] [hopped, jumped] the curb.
  4. [tripped, stumbled] on the curb
  5. [drove, ran] over the curb
  6. keep [away from, off] the curb
  7. [hanging out, chilling, sitting] on the street curb
  8. waited at the curb [before, when] crossing
  9. [Parking meters, Trees] lined the curbs.
  10. [kicked, threw] the ball into the curb
  11. a [yellow, double yellow] line along the curb
  12. a curb on [spending, investments, transfers]
  13. [impose, set, enforce, establish] a curb on [spending]
v
  1. curb [the violence, fraud, unemployment]
  2. [need, have to, must] curb (the) [violence]
  3. are [trying, attempting, managing] to curb [violence]
  4. [measures, plans, programs, solutions, initiatives] to curb [violence]
  5. curb your [enthusiasm, excitement] for
  6. curb your [urge, need]
  7. curb your [urge] [to, for]
  8. [methods, exercises, tips, pills] to curb your [appetite, cravings]
  9. curb their [spending, expenses]
  10. curb the [spread, power, growth] (of)
  11. curbed by the [measures, process, plans]
  12. curb your [horse, dog]
n as adj
  1. was [arrested, busted] for curb crawling
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