flank

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈflæŋk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/flæŋk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(flangk)


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flank

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [pig, cow, sheep] flank
  2. a flank of [beef, pork, lamb]
  3. the northern flank of the [mountain, range, structure]
  4. [tapped, stroked, brushed] the horse's flank
  5. the [left, right] flank
  6. plays on the [left] flank
  7. cover [your, the] flanks
  8. [attack, defend] the [right, left] flank
  9. left their [right] flank [open, vulnerable]
  10. an [open] [right] flank
  11. [ambushed, attacked] from both flanks
  12. [reinforce, strengthen] both flanks with [troops, soldiers, tanks]
  13. there's a [car, bike, bus] on my left flank
v
  1. flanked the [soldiers, enemy, opposing forces, army]
  2. [helicopters, tanks] flanked the [soldiers]
  3. [bodyguards, policemen] flanked the [mayor, president]
  4. [bodyguards] flanked him everywhere (he went)
  5. flanked by [2, many, several] [bodyguards]
  6. [sofas, armchairs, bookshelves] flanked the [fireplace, halls]
n as adj
  1. [ordered, ate, fried] a flank steak
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