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We place our gas masks on the dashboard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Using the brush provided you apply the mask to the face and neck using an upwards and outwards sweeping motion. The Sun (2016)Put on a face mask for 20 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dust off the gas mask. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I hope they don't wear masks as well. The Sun (2016)When I get back my gas mask has gone, stolen by a fighter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was overeating to mask the fact that I was unhappy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They wear masks to protect their identity. The Sun (2014)And the simple statistics on deaths mask the seriousness of the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The hollow mask really really looks as though it is moving. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Inquiries there on how to obtain a gas mask have quadrupled since last week. The Sun (2013)Many also contain perfume to mask bodily odour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many jockeys also wore face masks to protect them from having sand kicked in their faces. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)Use as a mask or leave on overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The great players maybe wear masks and no one knows what is going on behind them. The Sun (2006)The fact that three masks had been found in the shop seemed to confirm this theory. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)They perform in masks to protect their identities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sahara desert sand and pollution blown in from the continent combined to cause people to cover up in masks. The Sun (2014)My face looked like a mask. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They wore animal masks on their faces, and scarves around their heads. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'mask'
British English: mask /mɑːsk/ NOUN
A mask is something which you wear over your face for protection or to disguise yourself.
...actors wearing masks.
- American English: mask
- Arabic: قِنَاعٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: máscara
- Chinese: 面具
- Croatian: maska
- Czech: maska
- Danish: maske
- Dutch: masker
- European Spanish: máscara
- Finnish: naamio
- French: masque
- German: Maske
- Greek: μάσκα
- Italian: maschera
- Japanese: マスク
- Korean: 마스크
- Norwegian: maske
- Polish: maska
- European Portuguese: máscara
- Romanian: mască
- Russian: маска
- Spanish: máscara
- Swedish: mask på ansikte
- Thai: หน้ากาก
- Turkish: maske
- Ukrainian: маска
- Vietnamese: mặt nạ
British English: mask VERB
If you mask your feelings, you deliberately do not show them in your behaviour, so that people cannot know what you really feel.
She lit a cigarette, trying to mask her agitation.
Definition of mask from the Collins English Dictionary
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