Definition of 'lorry'
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Four lorries and four cars were involved in the incident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was lifted down from a pet transport lorry into our arms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He came across to me and said he had found a migrant in the back of his lorry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After all, is it not suicide to cycle up the inside of a large lorry? Times, Sunday Times (2016)This consists of a large lorry park and a series of offices and warehouses where suspect vehicles are examined and drivers hand in their customs forms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The last time was in 1959 when one hit a lorry in Glasgow and caught fire. The Sun (2016)A British tourist told how he and his girlfriend were hit by the lorry but escaped, shaken and with bruises. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The mum of three missed a car and a lorry before hitting the central reservation. The Sun (2010)The new store would mean more lorries and new car traffic too. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)We got back into the lorry and drove home. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)It is my ambition to own a lorry one day and work for myself. The Sun (2007)We were hit from behind at high speed by a delivery driver in a large lorry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Police officers were urging traffic to slow down when a lorry hit another vehicle. The Sun (2014)He now wants an inquiry into lorries carrying dangerous chemicals through the tunnel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Few bike rides pass without at least one case of a car or lorry overtaking too close. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Often their stage was just the back of a lorry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Dozens of people in the back of a lorry is one hell of a heat signature. The Sun (2016)They were suspected of using a large lorry. The Sun (2013)All the lorries carrying the longrange rockets were destroyed. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Cars and lorries lie upended like discarded toys. The Sun (2011)And they think unsafe lorries are just one of those things you have to accept. The Sun (2009)Last year he was arrested after his car hit the back of a lorry but was not charged. The Sun (2010)Our room looks out to the car park and a busy slip road where lorries pass by throughout the night. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They hit the lorry at ninety. BomberWhen the lorry stopped in heavy traffic near London the pair decided to escape the cold. The Sun (2014)This means fewer cars and lorries on the roads, easing traffic and cutting pollution. The Sun (2013)Buses, lorries and heavy vehicles stream past in endless cacophony. Times, Sunday Times (2007)From below comes the incessant growl of heavy lorries, straining to race their precious loads out of the valley. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some of the cars had been crushed to the size of a chair simply because of the massive weight and unstoppable momentum of heavy lorries from behind. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'lorry'
British English: lorry /ˈlɒrɪ/ NOUN
A lorry is a large vehicle used to transport goods by road.
- American English: truck
- Arabic: شَاحِنَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: caminhão
- Chinese: 货车
- Croatian: kamion
- Czech: nákladní auto
- Danish: lastbil
- Dutch: vrachtwagen
- European Spanish: camión IngBrit
- Finnish: kuorma-auto
- French: camion
- German: Lastwagen
- Greek: φορτηγό
- Italian: autocarro
- Japanese: トラック
- Korean: 트럭
- Norwegian: lastebil
- Polish: ciężarówka
- European Portuguese: camião
- Romanian: camion
- Russian: грузовик
- Spanish: camión
- Swedish: lastbil
- Thai: รถบบรทุก
- Turkish: kamyon
- Ukrainian: вантажівка
- Vietnamese: xe tải
Definition of lorry from the Collins English Dictionary
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