Definition of 'lid'
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Cover with a lid and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You sense the toughest task so far has been keeping a lid on things. The Sun (2016) Cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will it keep a lid on pay? Times, Sunday Times (2016) Put the lid on the casserole and place in the oven. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And the boot lid wouldn't open. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Turn the heat down, cover a lid and cook until soft. The Sun (2016)When times are good migrants arrive, look for work and keep a lid on costs and prices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thread fruit on to skewers and place in plastic freezer box with a lid. The Sun (2013) Top with the lid of the roll and serve at once. The Sun (2011)Tip in the mussels and cover with a lid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Stir and put the lid on to keep warm. The Sun (2013)But today the actors lift the lid on their secret lives. The Sun (2007)This would act as a lid on inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sprinkle the spears with a little salt and put the lid on. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She closed the lid of the laptop. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Place in a plastic bag or plastic box with lid and allow to cool. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Place a lid over the top of the stuffing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Take off the heat and cover with a lid. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Keeping a tight lid on your emotions. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991) Put the lid on the dish and place the dish in the oven for three hours. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Place food on the grill over the tray and close the lid while cooking. The Sun (2014)The infrared sensors on the bowl detect movement and open the lid as your pet approaches. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Does a larger picture emerge to match the one on the lid of the box? Times, Sunday Times (2009)And she could lift the lid on top stars. The Sun (2014)Put a lid on or cover it with foil and cook for two more minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It contends that the ability to keep a lid on costs alone should enable it to deliver strong returns to shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If bosses manage to keep a lid on labour costs while boosting investment, industry will prosper. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As long as workers produce more per hour, companies can lift pay without raising prices - keeping a lid on inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'lid'
British English: lid /lɪd/ NOUN
A lid of a container is the top which you open to reach inside.
She lifted the lid of the box.
- American English: lid
- Arabic: غِطَاءٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tampa
- Chinese: 盖子
- Croatian: poklopac
- Czech: poklice víko nádoby
- Danish: låg
- Dutch: deksel
- European Spanish: tapa
- Finnish: kansi
- French: couvercle
- German: Deckel
- Greek: καπάκι
- Italian: coperchio
- Japanese: 蓋
- Korean: 뚜껑
- Norwegian: lokk
- Polish: pokrywka
- European Portuguese: tampa
- Romanian: capac
- Russian: крышка
- Spanish: tapa
- Swedish: lock
- Thai: ฝาปิด
- Turkish: kapak
- Ukrainian: кришка
- Vietnamese: cái vung
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