ladder

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlædər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlædɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ladər)


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ladder

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is climbing up the career ladder
  2. has [moved, climbed] up the career ladder
  3. [escalate, rise, climb] the career ladder
  4. [get on, fall off] the career ladder
  5. the [first, second, next] step [on, of] your career ladder
  6. [make, take] the next step [on, of] your career ladder
  7. [reach, reach for] the next rung [on, of] your career ladder
  8. a [wooden, metal, tall, extension] ladder
  9. a [four] -foot ladder
  10. a [kitchen, garden, yard, construction, building] ladder
  11. climb [up, down] the ladder
  12. step [onto, off] the ladder
  13. fell off the ladder
  14. don't walk under the ladder
  15. it's bad luck to walk under a ladder
  16. leaned the ladder against the [wall, fence, tree]
  17. lost his [grip, footing, balance] on the ladder
  18. the attic has [a fold-away, an extendable] ladder
  19. Can you hold the ladder for me?
  20. my [tights, leggings, stockings] have ladders
  21. climbing the corporate ladder
  22. is high on the [political, organizational] ladder
  23. a move [up, down] the career ladder
  24. the ladder to [fame, success, fortune]
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