lid

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lid)


Inflections of 'lid' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
lids
v 3rd person singular
lidding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
lidded
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
lidded
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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lid

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [jar, pot] lid
  2. Can you help me get the lid off the jar?
  3. can't get this lid off the jar!
  4. the lid's stuck (on)
  5. the lid is too tight
  6. put the lid on too tight
  7. a [rubber, steel, metal, plastic] lid
  8. [twist, screw] the lid [on, off]
  9. [unscrew, open] the lid
  10. [put, screw] the lid back [on, in place]
  11. the lid popped [open, off, up]
  12. use a [knife, sharp object] to get the lid off
  13. put the lid on to [tighten, prevent, avoid, keep]
  14. the [expiration, sell-by] date is on the lid
  15. see the lid for the [expiration] date
  16. informal: need to put a lid on [costs, spending, expenses]
  17. didn't even bat a lid (when)
  18. [heavy, drooping] lids
  19. eyes [darting, twitching] beneath closed lids
  20. slang: threatened to blow the lid off the [affair, scandal, fraud]
  21. slang: flipped his lid when he [heard, found out, discovered] (that)
  22. slang: blew her lid [over, about, when]
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