yard

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/'jɑːd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/yɑrd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(yärd)


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yard

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [neat, beautiful, recently mowed] yard
  2. a [messy, neglected] yard
  3. in the front yard and the backyard
  4. [sunbathe, relax, chill out] in the (front) yard
  5. a yard of [200] square feet
  6. a [200] -square-foot yard
  7. grow [fruit, vegetables, herbs] in the yard
  8. plant [mint, tomatoes, celery] in the yard
  9. play [football, soccer] in the yard
  10. a distance of [400] yards
  11. the [horse, athlete] won by [three] yards
  12. sports: the player [rushed, gained] twenty yards
  13. sports: missed the first down by (less than) a yard
  14. slang: went the whole nine yards
  15. UK: a [chief, sergeant] at Scotland Yard
n as adj
  1. a [twenty] -yard [pass, touchdown]
  2. a [110] -yard [dash, race]
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