Definition of 'mile'
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Teams run that extra mile against you. The Sun (2016)The lava would have burst out of the crust at hundreds of miles an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This race should set up better and the extra half a mile will suit. The Sun (2016)The average traffic jam was six miles long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were found about half a mile apart. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Data showed his mobile had moved a distance of 12 miles. The Sun (2016)I ride the bike about 100 miles a week. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Selsey is a village on the south coast, eight miles from Chichester. Times, Sunday Times (2017)People come from miles around to see them. The Sun (2013)All those thousands of miles run in the belief that one day it will pay off. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You claim you did not know the difference between kilometres per hour and miles per hour. The Sun (2015)Yet most medics consistently go that extra mile for their patients. The Sun (2012)The king with the gold wins by miles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Others were reported up to ten miles away. The Sun (2011)The island is barely half a mile wide and nine miles long. The Sun (2008)Yet a quarter of all car trips last year were under two miles in length. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She had to walk eight miles a day there and back to work. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The beach is half a mile away. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then he has to cycle through hundreds of miles of desert. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Coventry airport is five miles to the south. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The energetic come down on ropes or slide into view at about thirty miles an hour. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Any staff member prepared to go the extra mile and come up with good ideas is likely to be valuable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He carried it home, a distance of two miles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On the next two days we covered 60 miles on the bikes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Since he disappeared, six other dogs have gone missing within five miles of my house. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For the first 50 miles the present tax benefits for sponsors would be as at present. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Especially one with the speed to run over the minimum distance, two miles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Training depends on the season: in the summer we run three miles maybe twice a week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'mile'
British English: mile /maɪl/ NOUN
A mile is a unit of distance equal to approximately 1.6 kilometres.
These animals usually swim no faster than five miles per hour.
- American English: mile
- Arabic: مِيلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: milha
- Chinese: 英里
- Croatian: milja
- Czech: míle
- Danish: mil
- Dutch: mijl
- European Spanish: milla
- Finnish: maili
- French: mile
- German: Meile
- Greek: μίλι
- Italian: miglio
- Japanese: マイル
- Korean: 마일
- Norwegian: engelsk mil
- Polish: mila
- European Portuguese: milha
- Romanian: milă
- Russian: миля
- Spanish: milla
- Swedish: engelsk mile
- Thai: ไมล์
- Turkish: mil
- Ukrainian: миля
- Vietnamese: dặm
Definition of mile from the Collins English Dictionary
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