embarrass

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈbærəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛmˈbærəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(em barəs)


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embarrass

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. embarrassed [her, himself, their friend, the teacher, her parents]
  2. his [actions, poor singing, behavior] embarrassed them
  3. embarrassed him by [making, saying, doing, telling]
  4. don't embarrass me (in front of my friends)
  5. were embarrassed by his [crying]
  6. stop embarrassing yourself
  7. embarrassed myself by [singing, trying]
  8. embarrassed themselves [by, when, with]
  9. the [results, findings, comments] have embarrassed the [government]
  10. the [results] have embarrassed the [firm, company, team]
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