pack

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpæk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pæk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pak)

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pack

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. pack for [a vacation, your trip, the move]
  2. pack (up) your things and [go, get out, leave]
  3. pack up the [tent, suitcase]
  4. pack up your [house, belongings]
  5. pack your [suitcase, lunch, backpack, bags]
  6. pack a [box, package, envelope] (to send)
  7. pack [a picnic, sandwiches, two pairs]
  8. pack it full of [clothes, chocolate, books]
  9. pack away your [summer clothes, lawn chairs]
  10. the crowd packed into the [stadium, plaza, theater]
  11. pack into the [car, room, bus]
  12. the [car] was packed
  13. pack and [ship, send, mail]
  14. packed with [bubble wrap, newspaper]
  15. packed with [features, extras, unseen content]
  16. packed with [information, data]
  17. packed to [capacity, overflowing, bursting]
  18. pack the [snow, dough, clay] (tight, together)
  19. [carefully, densely, tightly] packed
  20. pack [paper, plasticine, your fist, snow] into a ball
  21. pack it all in
  22. pack it in and [retire, start a business]
  23. pack in [your job] at [40]
  24. packed them off to [camp, their grandparents]
  25. [he, the cop] was packing a [gun, firearm, piece]
  26. [the soup, she, it] (really) packs a punch
  27. (and) send them packing
  28. slang, UK: the [boiler, washing machine] has packed up
n
  1. need [an ice, a cold, a hot, a heat] pack
  2. put [an ice] pack on a [sting, bite, sprain]
  3. a [first-aid, hiker's, cyclist's, camping, medical] pack
  4. a [one-liter, party] pack
  5. a [large, multi, family, fun, party] -size pack
  6. sport: the [leading, chasing, following] pack (of riders)
  7. [earn, receive] a (generous) pay pack
  8. they [come, are sold] in packs of [five]
  9. smokes a pack a day
  10. loaded packs on the [donkeys, mule, car roof]
  11. a [donkey] [with, carrying] a pack on its back
  12. that's just a pack of lies!
  13. a pack of [cigarettes, cards, potato chips]
  14. a pack of [thieves, hooligans]
  15. a pack of [wolves, wild dogs, hyenas]
  16. the [critics, reporters] attacked her like a pack of wolves
  17. [wolves, dogs] always [prey, hunt, attack, travel, roam] in packs
  18. is the leader of the pack
n as adj
  1. the [dog, wolf] is a pack animal
  2. the pack leader
  3. I am a pack rat
  4. (like) a pack horse
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