Definition of 'gall'
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Two years ago he had his gall bladder removed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And left another with serious burns during a gall bladder operation. The Sun (2016)His brother said he had gall bladder keyhole surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His gall bladder and half of his liver were removed. The Sun (2012)Medics found a gall stone had been missed when the veteran showman had his gall bladder out three weeks ago. The Sun (2012)Police and ambulance staff found injuries to his chest and back but his death was blamed on complications from gall bladder surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Here's a rare starring moment for the gall bladder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had a gall bladder operation in Germany last year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A scan showed an abnormal gall bladder. The Sun (2009)A routine gall bladder operation went wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most of the bile salts are then absorbed back into the blood, returned to the liver and recycled into the gall bladder. Living with Angina (1991)Last March he had his gall bladder and a benign tumour removed in Heidelberg. The Sun (2011)If these cause symptoms, the gall bladder may need removal - which means another op. The Sun (2013)QI have a recurring burning pain from a scar that is a result of a gall bladder operation 20 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He had undergone six operations, his spleen and gall bladder had been removed, and he still had no feeling in his left hand. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)With no desire to have my gall bladder unnecessarily removed, I asked the doctor to arrange another consultation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Q been told that I need my gall bladder removed. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'gall'
British English: gall NOUN
If you say that someone has the gall to do something, you are criticizing them for behaving in a rude or disrespectful way.
I daresay he thought he was above the law. I can't get over the gall of the fellow.
British English: gall VERB
If someone's action galls you, it makes you feel very angry or annoyed, often because it is unfair to you and you cannot do anything about it.
It must have galled him that he thwarted each of these measures.
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