fray

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfreɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/freɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(frā)


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fray

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. get back (out) into the fray
  2. isn't so obvious when you are in the fray (of it)
  3. we are [going, entering] into the fray (now)
  4. are [expected, anticipated] to enter the fray
  5. [substitutes, reinforcements] came into the fray
  6. from the [soldiers, men] that are still in the fray
  7. charged into the (thick of the) fray
  8. stories from the fray
  9. was [invited, encouraged, asked] to join the fray
  10. an above-the-fray [quality, character]
v
  1. the [rope, cord, fabric, shirt] is fraying
  2. the end the [rope] has frayed
  3. frayed at the [edges, ends]
  4. has frayed my nerves
  5. [tempers, nerves] are fraying
  6. [beginning, starting] to fray
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