Definition of 'pour'
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Pour the liquid mixture into the well and stir quickly with a wooden spoon. The Sun (2016)Remove from the heat and pour into pretty glasses or ramekins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bring quickly to the boil then pour it over the mussels. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Pour the liquid into the slow cooker. The Sun (2016)He turns up at her party and she pours a drink over him after telling him where to go. The Sun (2016) Petrol was also poured in the letterbox of another aunt yesterday in a suspected gangland vendetta over a missing suitcase of cash. The Sun (2016)Come in, pour yourself a coffee and grab a slice of cake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rebel Socialist MPs poured scorn on their leader. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The following morning, I pour some coffee into a tin cup and wander over to the fire pit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The guy pouring the coffee nodded agreement. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)He is then seen pouring a container of liquid into one of the machines. The Sun (2013)You want the pesto to move slowly but not to pour like a liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The most contentious aspect is whether the milk should be poured into the cup first. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What you do is pour petrol or paraffin over yourself and then apply a match. The Sun (2014)We went to a party and he poured my drinks really strong. The Sun (2011)Some lecturers have poured scorn on the campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The rain which had poured throughout the night had stopped. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She bit his tongue so that blood poured forth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Place the couscous in a bowl and pour over the boiling stock. The Sun (2012)Remove from the heat and pour over the coffee mixture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The lout was standing on the platform when he poured the warm liquid through an open window. The Sun (2012)She weed into a cup and poured that on it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have just poured petrol on the flames and are now unable to put out the fire. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We sat on the sofa and he poured me a drink. The Sun (2009)Take a pot of tea brewed to normal strength and pour into suitable glasses. The East India Company Book of Tea (1994)But one young female trainee poured scorn on the idea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Just then the rain began to pour furiously and it got dark. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)It was then that something opened within me and the springs of perception poured forth their fountains. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)Bring to the boil and pour into the pastry case. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Make the coffee and pour it into the serving glasses. The Sun (2013)Italy poured forward throughout the game, missing numerous chances. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)Pour into a container, cover the surface with clingfilm and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)England poured forward again, a wave of red. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'pour'
British English: pour /pɔː/ VERB
If you pour a liquid, you make it flow steadily out of a container by holding the container at an angle.
She poured some water into a plastic bowl.
- American English: pour
- Arabic: يَسْكُب
- Brazilian Portuguese: despejar
- Chinese: 灌注
- Croatian: lijevati
- Czech: lít
- Danish: hælde
- Dutch: schenken
- European Spanish: verter
- Finnish: kaataa nestettä tms.
- French: verser
- German: gießen
- Greek: χύνω
- Italian: versare
- Japanese: 流す
- Korean: (...에) 붓다
- Norwegian: helle
- Polish: nalać
- European Portuguese: despejar
- Romanian: a turna
- Russian: лить
- Spanish: verter
- Swedish: hälla
- Thai: เท
- Turkish: akmak
- Ukrainian: лити
- Vietnamese: rót
Definition of pour from the Collins English Dictionary
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