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  1. corner

    • IPA[ˈkôrnər]

    美式

    • n.
      a place or angle where two or more sides or edges meet;an area inside a room, box, or square-shaped space, near the place where two or more edges or surfaces meet
    • v.
      force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape;detain (someone) in conversation, typically against their will
    • verb: corner, 3rd person present: corners, gerund or present participle: cornering, past tense: cornered, past participle: cornered

    • noun: corner, plural noun: corners

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a place or angle where two or more sides or edges meet Jan sat at one corner of the table
    • an area inside a room, box, or square-shaped space, near the place where two or more edges or surfaces meet he drove the ball into the corner of the net
    • a place where two streets meet an apartment on the corner of 199th Street and Amsterdam Avenue the corner house
    • a difficult or awkward situation he found himself backed into a corner
    • first or third base on a baseball diamond two outs, with runners on the corners
    • a sharp bend in a road serious racers want a car that is fast going into and out of the corners
    • 2. a part, region, or area, especially one regarded as secluded or remote they descended on the college from all corners of the world his wisdom was disseminated to the four corners of the earth
    • a position in which one dominates the supply of a particular commodity.
    • 3. short for corner kick
    • 4. each of the diagonally opposite ends of the ring, where a contestant rests between rounds.
    • a contestant's supporters or seconds Hodkinson was encouraged by his corner
    • 5. each of the two parallel sides of home plate, which are perceived as defining the vertical edges of the strike zone.

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