hail

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈheɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/heɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hāl)


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hail

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [softball, golf-ball] -sized hail
  2. the hail was the size of [softballs]
  3. the hail was [softball] -sized
  4. was [damaged, dented] in the hail
  5. the hail came [bucketing, chucking, pouring] down
  6. expecting hail and [sleet, snow]
  7. drove through the hail
  8. had to drive through the hail
  9. a hail of [bullets, arrows, gunfire]
  10. [downed, killed, taken out] by a hail of [gunfire]
  11. answered the hail of the [trapped victims, marooned passengers]
v
  1. it is hailing [outside, out there]
  2. it [began, started] to hail
  3. it is hailing [golf balls, baseballs]
  4. hailed down on [them, the car, the street]
  5. hail a (passing) [cab, taxi]
  6. hails from [France]
  7. is being hailed as the (world's) [first, best, greatest, biggest]
  8. has been hailed as a hero
  9. all hail the [president, leader, champion]!
n as adj
  1. suffered hail damage
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