shark

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃɑːrk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃɑrk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shärk)

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shark

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [great white, hammerhead, blue] shark
  2. a school of sharks
  3. was [attacked, bitten, eaten, killed] by a shark
  4. saw a shark in the [waves, ocean, distance]
  5. spotted a shark near the beach
  6. the shark [rammed, attacked] the boat
  7. operates as a loan shark
  8. got into [trouble, debt] with a loan shark
  9. informal: is a real [poker, card, business] shark
  10. informal: the (TV) show has jumped the shark
n as adj
  1. ate shark fin soup
  2. shark [fishing, hunting]
  3. contains shark cartilage
  4. shark attacks off the coast of
adv
  1. a shark-infested [sea, area, coast]
  2. in shark-infested waters
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