Definition of 'bar'
Example sentences containing 'bar'
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Residents and shoppers hit out after being barred from the city street. The Sun (2016)It was not clear if he was working at the bar when killed. The Sun (2016)Plans for a bar in one of the new venues have provoked warnings from alcohol awareness groups. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They avoided jail but know that another conviction could land them behind bars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You normally have a chat with the opposition in the bar afterwards but none of them came in. The Sun (2017) Hit the bar with a thunderous header on a raid forward and looked a menace on the overlap with his pace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is comedy, theatre and music on offer plus bars and restaurants to relax in and. The Sun (2016)The other three are in the main building above the bar and restaurant, and suffer a little from noise on busy weekends. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Construction of bars in the area has become all but impossible because of laws restricting the sale of alcohol within 300ft of a mosque or school. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Positions on offer include kitchen managers, chefs, bar staff and hosts. The Sun (2016)Pregnant soldiers are barred from the front line. The Sun (2011)Or in their beautiful bar next door. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The bar staff watch anxiously as the colour returns to his cheeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has smart rooms and a rooftop bar. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They should have been handed another gong for their services to the bar too. The Sun (2008)They are then directed to a lift away from the busy reception area and bar. The Sun (2012)This wicked woman deserves many dark years behind bars. The Sun (2006)His bar hosts regular music nights and he has seen interest rise since the accident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What was the philosophy behind meeting in a bar? Christianity Today (2000) Hit the bar in the first half. The Sun (2012)The lively bar offers a range of snacks and light bites. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You often see couples in the bar. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their offices are filled with toys and bar games. The Sun (2016)She was barred from taking part in negotiations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She left the bar alone to go to the sea. The Sun (2011)The public was barred from the court. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Spain has a law which allows bars of a specific size to still allow smoking. The Sun (2009)The resort has two pools and five bars and restaurants. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The new jobs would cover bar and kitchen staff. The Sun (2009)But with your sensible trousers on this is the best car in its class bar none. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can find some great little bars and restaurants there. The Sun (2014)Think how many hours working in bar that is. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The bar is now one of the last remaining relics of old Venice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And watching the game in one of the city 's bars is an experience like no other. The Sun (2013)The old flint building 's bar has a pool table at one end and a burgundy leather sofa and armchairs at the other. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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