Definition of 'ant'
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How can I get rid of an ant nest in a large plant pot? The Sun (2016)So it is with people when they live like ants. A Plague of Angels (1993)My son spent a good hour observing a colony of ants. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The humble ant hill lurking in long grass also has a feast to offer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Black ants live in the ground. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)Not long into the night we discover we are lying on an ants' nest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Look at the nests of ants, how around them the land is barren. A Plague of Angels (1993)Is there an organic way to get rid of ants' nests? The Sun (2016)Some of his ants lived for 12 years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They all rise from their ant hill on the same day, which is usually warm and sultry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The ground is riddled with ant hills, and the grass was so long it clogged up the mower. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And when that mountain is kicked into a dusty ant hill by the heel of Iago the pain is palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Arsenal goal was not about individual skill any more than an ant colony is about the behaviour of its members. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some ants live in trees. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)You are more likely to see these birds on the ground than in trees because they love ants and ants' nests. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ant says: 'He was practising the accent all the f***ing time! The Sun (2015)Will hosts Ant and Dec help rein in his antics? The Sun (2012)What better birthday present could one ask for than a party hosted by Ant and Dec? The Sun (2016)But how would hosts Ant and Dec cope if they were dumped in the jungle? The Sun (2010)There's an ants' nest under a stone by the drain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)TV presenters Ant and Dec have splashed out millions on matching holiday homes. The Sun (2015)HOW can I get rid of red ants in my lawn? The Sun (2013)
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