roll

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrəʊl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/roʊl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rōl)


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roll

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [cheese, ham, hotdog] roll
  2. (in) a [bread, white, wholemeal, rye] roll
  3. the [class, squadron, office] roll
  4. time to take roll
  5. the [teacher, tutor, director] called the roll
  6. [buy, spread, extend, cut] a roll of [paper, fabric, tape, carpet]
  7. a [long, short, thick] roll (of paper)
  8. buy [paper] by the roll
  9. a [five, 10] -meter roll
  10. a roll of [twenties, 10-dollar bills]
  11. it is a roll of the dice (whether or not)
  12. a [quick, loose, fast, lucky, winning] roll of the dice
  13. [bet, gambled, lost, risked] it all on the roll of the dice
  14. is it my roll?
  15. go for a roll down the [hill, slope]
  16. the [team, student, player, company] is on a roll!
  17. the [player, actor, president] was included in the roll of honor
  18. there were rolls of fat on his [stomach, arms, waist]
  19. a roll of [thunder, the drums]
  20. listens to rock [and, 'n'] roll
n as adj
  1. took (the) roll call
  2. rock [and, 'n'] roll [music, singer, fan]
v
  1. roll (around) on the [ground, floor]
  2. roll (around) in the [grass, dirt]
  3. roll out the [sleeping bag, poster, towel]
  4. roll the [dough, batter] out
  5. roll out the [dough]
  6. roll up your [sleeves, pants, socks]
  7. roll over [his foot, a pothole]
  8. roll over [in bed, on the floor, onto your back]
  9. rolled over [in agony, theatrically]
  10. roll down the [hill, driveway]
  11. roll the [cart, car, wheelbarrow]
  12. roll (it) [through, away, down, past, in, to]
  13. the [car, ball] rolled [away, out, on]
  14. tears rolled down her [face, cheek]
  15. the drums rolled [loudly, to announce]
  16. roll up in a [limo, convertible]
  17. rolled up to the [school, house, party]
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