umbrella

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ʌmˈbrɛlə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʌmˈbrɛlə/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(um brelə)

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umbrella

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [opened, closed] his umbrella
  2. walked together under the umbrella
  3. held the umbrella for her
  4. shook out her umbrella
  5. shook the [water, rain] off her umbrella
  6. bought an umbrella on the street
  7. need to [get, buy] a new umbrella
  8. forgot my umbrella
  9. have an umbrella in the [car, back]
  10. was spinning his umbrella
  11. am glad I brought my umbrella today
  12. standing under an umbrella
  13. open the umbrella to dry
  14. leave the umbrella open to dry
  15. the rain [pelted, dripped off] the umbrella
  16. don't open your umbrella [indoors, inside]
  17. poked my eye with his umbrella!
  18. where shall I [leave, keep] my umbrella?
  19. falls under the umbrella of [biology, the company]
n as adj
  1. was an umbrella salesman
  2. an umbrella term to [include, encompass]
  3. is an umbrella [brand, group, organization]
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