Definition of 'chunk'
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It was difficult to train my attention to follow a narrative for large chunks of time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An actual chunk of meat would be too much like hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It does not look good for savers and the collapse could mean they lose a large chunk of their retirement pots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If any chunks are particularly thick, slice them in half lengthways. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Success in today's thriller will pay off another large chunk. The Sun (2016)A large chunk of the table chat was about their 1980s predecessors. The Sun (2017)One small dolphin that washed ashore on a beach near Newquay appeared to have had a large chunk taken out of it by a shark. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Serve in a wine glass with a chunk of ice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many will have already moved a large chunk of their fund into cash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Use a brick or a chunk of wood as a fulcrum for turning your skewer. The Sun (2014)Flake the meat into chunks and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One image that haunts him is of chunks of ice crashing off a glacier into the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Cut or pull the meat into large chunks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Huge chunks of ice were left scattered over the roof. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These are people who spend considerable chunks of their lives trying to make the world a better place. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My bed was 7ft wide and handmade from mighty chunks of wood. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Flake the fish into large chunks, scatter on top then pour the vinaigrette over. The Sun (2015)In winter, chunks of ice rain down the cliff. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Characters appear to be floating in mid-air for large chunks of the action. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Furthermore, getting hit by chunks of ice is a very natural occurrence. The Sun (2013)A large chunk of its profits could disappear. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A large chunk of his being has become a phantom limb. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Trim the lamb of any hard fat and cut the meat into rough chunks of about 3cm and season with salt and pepper. The Sun (2012)A minute or two for each side of a chunk of lean meat at high heat in a pan does the job. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What if you don't want the ubiquitous glass number or a chunk of wood that looks as though it drifted on to a beach? Times, Sunday Times (2016)His summer transfer dealings were masterful; chunks of solid team-building. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'chunk'
British English: chunk /tʃʌŋk/ NOUN
A chunk of something is a thick solid piece of it.
...chunks of ice.
- American English: chunk
- Arabic: قِطْعَة كَبِيرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: pedaço
- Chinese: 大块
- Croatian: komad
- Czech: kus
- Danish: luns
- Dutch: brok
- European Spanish: pedazo grande
- Finnish: kimpale
- French: morceau
- German: Brocken
- Greek: χοντρό κομμάτι
- Italian: pezzo
- Japanese: 厚く切ったもの
- Korean: 큰 덩어리
- Norwegian: klump
- Polish: kloc
- European Portuguese: pedaço
- Romanian: bucată mare
- Russian: глыба
- Spanish: pedazo
- Swedish: bit fragment
- Thai: ก้อน
- Turkish: parça
- Ukrainian: шматок
- Vietnamese: khúc
Definition of chunk from the Collins English Dictionary
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