Definition of 'bed'
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Example sentences containing 'bed'
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We used to be able to sleep in our beds because we had a very capable military. The Sun (2016)Something that needs to return to the sea bed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We used to have five cases while the rest of the beds were empty on any given day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And 44 per cent go to bed feeling guilty about what they have scoffed. The Sun (2016)Just don't offer to help when they come to make your hospital bed. The Sun (2016)Proposals to cut at least 1,800 beds and close about ten local hospitals have also been put forward. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I got a taste of that when he asked me not to help make his bed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He grins and gestures towards a rough, stony track resembling a dry river bed, which loops past his house. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Fill the bed with soil or compost suitable for the plants you want to grow. The Sun (2014)There are new plants and beds ablaze with colour. The Sun (2013)Here a neat little bed was already prepared. Heidi (1881)None of us recalls sleeping in a double bed until we were cohabiting or married. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The birds come to feed on algae from the lake bed. The Sun (2009)You can also choose to rest in bed after a warm treatment. Healthy By Nature (1994)Serve on a bed of rice with whole coriander leaves sprinkled on top. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was to the furthest part of the bed. The Sun (2011)These leave a long bed about eighteen feet wide on each side of the central pathway. The Education of a Gardener (1994)You will be kitted out with a wetsuit and breathing apparatus while taking a sea bed walk. The Sun (2016)She has only recently stopped sleeping in our bed at night. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She bought a new bed and new furniture and made it very cosy. The Sun (2010)She had ideas for new beds and new plant combinations. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)In reed beds beside the lakes another summer visitor has just arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then he rested on a bed overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Serve on a bed of brown rice garnished with toasted almonds. Cooking with Beans and PulsesEight will also have to share double beds as part of the plan to make this series. The Sun (2010)So deal with perennial weeds before filling the bed with soil and deal with annuals as they grow. The Sun (2007)For two months church members fed people porridge and noodles twice a day and made up makeshift beds from the pews. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The host was already in bed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sometimes in a nightie, lying across a double bed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When most people make their beds, they end up lying on them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As these thoughts ran through her mind, her head grew hotter and her position in the bed more uncomfortable. What Katy Did (1872)
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Translations for 'bed'
British English: bed /bɛd/ NOUN
A bed is a piece of furniture that you lie on when you sleep.
We went to bed at about 4a.m.
- American English: bed
- Arabic: سَرير
- Brazilian Portuguese: cama
- Chinese: 床
- Croatian: krevet
- Czech: postel
- Danish: seng
- Dutch: bed
- European Spanish: cama
- Finnish: vuode
- French: lit
- German: Bett
- Greek: κρεβάτι
- Italian: letto
- Japanese: ベッド
- Korean: 침대
- Norwegian: seng
- Polish: łóżko
- European Portuguese: cama
- Romanian: pat
- Russian: кровать
- Spanish: cama
- Swedish: säng
- Thai: เตียงนอน
- Turkish: yatak
- Ukrainian: ліжко
- Vietnamese: giường
Definition of bed from the Collins English Dictionary
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