Definition of 'bridge'
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Was it easy to bridge the divide between the culture and education departments? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is the one who can bridge the gap. The Sun (2016)He leans forward to show me the scar on the bridge of his nose. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It requires two of you to use five blocks to build a bridge supported only at each end. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because sport seeks to build bridges. The Sun (2017)The 33-year-old was confronted by two youths while walking under a railway bridge. The Sun (2016)These would be much less prone to the unpredictable winds than conventional passenger jets and could provide an air bridge from Namibia. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They secured a 1.2million bridging loan on the property, it was alleged. The Sun (2017)The windows at the back of the bridge are charmingly stained. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It set us thinking about how that distance could be bridged. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other qualities are beginning to bridge the eras. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The hope was that the new arrangement would bridge that divide. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)Your life is a bridge over which people walk from death to life. Christianity Today (2000)New walkways and air bridges will provide direct access to aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2009) That bridging loan needs to be repaid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What business schools can do is to bridge the two. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The group said that strong cash generation in the combined business would help to bridge the gap. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Going down one in a valiant effort to make such a game is good bridge. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Books bridge the gaps between different generations better than anything else. The Sun (2013)Roads and bridges are connecting the two sides of the valley. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She also had a nasty looking cut above the bridge of her nose. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has been used to build bridges and promote mutual dialogue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Next stop was a cobbled road under a railway bridge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Maybe at one of our bridge dos. The Glasgow Girls (1994)It was often used as a temporary bridge while permanent structures were built underneath or repaired. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The skin on the nose and on the bridge of the nose will probably appear oily. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)Ireland was also once connected to the British mainland by a land bridge. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Burn some bridges, build new bridges. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'bridge'
British English: bridge /brɪdʒ/ NOUN
A bridge is a structure built over a river, road, or railway so that people or vehicles can cross from one side to the other.
I walked across the bridge.
- American English: bridge
- Arabic: جِسْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: ponte
- Chinese: 桥
- Croatian: most
- Czech: most
- Danish: bro
- Dutch: brug
- European Spanish: puente
- Finnish: silta
- French: pont sur rivière
- German: Brücke
- Greek: γέφυρα
- Italian: ponte
- Japanese: 橋
- Korean: 다리
- Norwegian: bro
- Polish: most
- European Portuguese: ponte
- Romanian: pod
- Russian: мост a card game
- Spanish: puente
- Swedish: bro
- Thai: สะพาน
- Turkish: köprü
- Ukrainian: міст
- Vietnamese: cầu qua sông
British English: bridge VERB
To bridge the gap between two people or things means to reduce it or get rid of it.
It is unlikely that the two sides will be able to bridge their differences.
Definition of bridge from the Collins English Dictionary
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