Definition of 'bury'
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The women there buried their head in their work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was buried waist deep in a pit and stoned to death in front of a crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2017)For years the previous government and the last mayor buried their heads in the sand while the situation got worse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not all of these museums are dead and buried - or so optimists hope. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Buried deep within their tissue and fibres lie the reasons for your weight gain and energy slumps, your height loss and declining health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For the next few years I buried my head in the sand. The Sun (2016)The government seems intent on burying its head in the sand. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He takes sadistic pleasure in taunting his colleagues and burying his face in coke. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We could have been dead and buried. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One woman said that she had seen her father buried alive by earth while in his truck. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now is not the time to bury your head in your overflowing inbox. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Childhood memories or emotional stress are often buried behind bedroom walls. Ten Keys to Loving Relationships (1994)At least one body was buried deep in the earth by the impact. The Sun (2012)The two sides agreed a temporary truce to bury their dead. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)It is as if these things have been long buried beneath the earth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many victims were buried in mass graves. The Sun (2007)Not bury our heads in the desert sands. The Sun (2014)The dead were buried in the wastes surrounding the old castle. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)The money is grabbed by brokers charging for loan applications under terms often buried in the small print. The Sun (2014)To sleep, the snake must bury its face in the folds of its body. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'bury'
British English: bury /ˈbɛrɪ/ VERB
If you bury something, you put it into a hole in the ground and cover it up, often in order to hide it.
The squirrels buried the seeds.
- American English: bury
- Arabic: يَدْفِن
- Brazilian Portuguese: enterrar
- Chinese: 掩埋
- Croatian: pokopati
- Czech: pohřbít
- Danish: begrave
- Dutch: begraven
- European Spanish: enterrar
- Finnish: haudata
- French: enterrer
- German: begraben
- Greek: θάβω
- Italian: sotterrare
- Japanese: 埋葬する
- Korean: 파묻다
- Norwegian: begrave
- Polish: zakopać
- European Portuguese: enterrar
- Romanian: a îngropa
- Russian: хоронить
- Spanish: enterrar
- Swedish: begrava
- Thai: ฝัง
- Turkish: gömmek
- Ukrainian: ховати
- Vietnamese: chôn
Definition of bury from the Collins English Dictionary
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