nest

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɛst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nɛst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nest)

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nest

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. a [bird's, hawk's, eagle's] nest
  2. found a [bird's] nest
  3. [building, constructing] a nest (out of)
  4. carrying [string, twigs, hair] for its nest
  5. built its nest in the [bush, tree, gutter]
  6. the [eggs, young] were snatched from the nest
  7. [find, come across] an ants' nest
  8. brought her back to his love nest
  9. [snuggled, cuddled] up in their love nest
  10. it'd time for the [kids, children] to leave the nest
  11. the parents were left with an empty nest
  12. their [daughter, child] has left the nest
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