Definition of 'corner'
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The thin nest part of your liner should be at the inner corner of the eye. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Everyone expected a shot to the far corner but he buried it into the near one instead. The Sun (2016)Better times are just round the corner. The Sun (2017)Try to remove your gaze and in the corner of your eye the head seems to twitch on the canvas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He cut in from the left and his shot took a deflection before finding its way into the bottom far corner. The Sun (2016)Saints forced just one corner and did not get a single shot on target as they passed up home advantage to settle for the goalless draw. The Sun (2016)The fact that a product that is commonplace in one corner of the world could rocket in value when transported elsewhere is what drove these men. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some smiled and waved from the coaches as they were swept off under police escort to small short-term processing centres in the four corners of France. Times, Sunday Times (2016)QI KEEP getting cracks in the corner of my mouth. The Sun (2016)The corner was forced out for another corner. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The lean angle allows swift cornering on the tightest bends. The Sun (2006)Then do the same from the middle to the inner corner of the eye. The Sun (2014)Three men from different corners of the car park swoop in and join them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And what right did we have to sweep crime from our corner into other areas? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Women without a veil were harassed by men on street corners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cambridge won a corner after just four minutes in front of the away end. The Sun (2015)When not in use the bedding is rolled together and placed in a corner of the apartment. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)They take up residence in the smiling corners of your mouth and on your happy brow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This means power can be increased or decreased at either corner to improve handling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He explained his approach to cornering and the way he gets past under braking. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Nobody expected such adulation from the four corners of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is what those little rabbits saw round that corner! The Tales of Beatrix Potter (1930)It consisted of poles set at an angle on a corner of the course. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)She steadied her neck still more and from the corner of her eye stared into the light. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)This was the road that taught me what a car does in corners. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We turned the corner onto our street. Christianity Today (2000)Body control through corners is fine and high-speed cruising comfort is perfectly acceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Instead, he lobbed it carefully into the far corner of the office. Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)Well, it certainly has electrifying pace in a straight line and yet handles highspeed cornering with real control. The Sun (2009)Imagine a fat person and a thin person cornering a race track on bicycles - the fat person goes wider. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Another symptom that you could see in the mirror is cracked, red areas at the corners of your mouth. The Sun (2014)
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British English: corner /ˈkɔːnə/ NOUN
A corner is a place where two sides or edges of something meet, or where a road meets another road.
There is a table in the corner of the living room.
- American English: corner
- Arabic: زَاوِيَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: canto
- Chinese: 角落
- Croatian: ugao
- Czech: roh kout
- Danish: hjørne
- Dutch: hoek
- European Spanish: esquina
- Finnish: nurkka
- French: coin
- German: Ecke
- Greek: γωνία
- Italian: angolo
- Japanese: 角 場所
- Korean: 모퉁이
- Norwegian: hjørne
- Polish: kąt róg
- European Portuguese: canto
- Romanian: colț
- Russian: угол
- Latin American Spanish: esquina
- Swedish: hörna
- Thai: มุม
- Turkish: köşe
- Ukrainian: кут
- Vietnamese: góc phòng
British English: corner VERB
If you corner a person or animal, you force them into a place they cannot escape from.
A police motor-cycle chased his car twelve miles, and cornered him near Rome.
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