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The honours board has almost made gold leaf extinct. The Sun (2016)Remove bay leaf and thyme sprig before serving. The Sun (2016)It was time to turn over a new leaf. The Sun (2016)Lay one leaf of smoked salmon on top of a sheet of clingfilm on the work surface. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not using hops seems to be like not putting a bay leaf in soup. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Turning over a new leaf How gratifying to learn that lots of us have disgusting salad drawers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Serve with a scattering of edible gold leaf and sparklers to make it extra special, if you like. The Sun (2016)They should take a leaf out of my book and put the tree up a week before - and take it down the day after. The Sun (2016)The earth was rich with undisturbed deposits of leaf mould and beech mast. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Gold leaf was lavished on their walls while the country was on the verge of economic collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sometimes one can see just a single leaf that has turned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Leave the flower stem intact to act like a leaf and produce food. The Sun (2012)But he has turned over a new leaf. The Sun (2015)Take out and discard the studded onion and bay leaf. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two favourites are the wildflower and leaf identification books. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So are you still sure what a maple leaf looks like? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other politicians should take a leaf out of her book. The Sun (2015)Hence the need to get the leaf mould in place. The Sun (2011) Gold leaf was applied so sparingly it looked almost apologetic. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)Take a bunch of mint and prepare one mint leaf per ice cube. The Sun (2013)It seemed to him just as if one turned over a leaf in a book. Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)But has he really turned over a new leaf? The Sun (2008)Slice remaining garlic in rounds and add to pan with bay leaf and thyme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Are they printing out in gold leaf? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Place one basil leaf in the centre of each and spoon the corn mixture on top. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Also known as fiddle leaf fig. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We will not serve as anyone's fig leaf. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I read more funny books and leaf through the cartoons in past Leadership issues. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'leaf'
British English: leaf /liːf/ NOUN
A leaf is one of the parts of a tree or plant that is flat, thin, and usually green.
The leaves of the tree moved gently in the wind.
- American English: leaf
- Arabic: وَرَقَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: folha árvore
- Chinese: 树叶
- Croatian: list
- Czech: list rostliny
- Danish: blad
- Dutch: blad van boom
- European Spanish: hoja planta
- Finnish: lehti kasvin
- French: feuille
- German: Blatt
- Greek: φύλλο
- Italian: foglia
- Japanese: 葉
- Korean: 잎
- Norwegian: blad løv
- Polish: liść
- European Portuguese: folha árvore
- Romanian: frunză
- Russian: лист
- Spanish: hoja planta
- Swedish: blad löv
- Thai: ใบไม้
- Turkish: yaprak
- Ukrainian: листок
- Vietnamese: chiếc lá
Definition of leaf from the Collins English Dictionary
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