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You can try new ways of working and sample a very different address with an exotic edge. The Sun (2010)This is controversial because the band credit just four samples on the record. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The hotel have provided samples of the food to the police for testing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Suppliers provide free stock for sampling but we do not charge for such sampling. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)The maximum found in one of the samples was four. The Sun (2016)They gave positive breath tests and are awaiting the results of blood samples. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The usual method is to insert a small sample on the jelly and leave it to grow. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)The margin of error for each religious group is larger than for the sample as a whole. Christianity Today (2000)One team takes samples and finds a plume of oil. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They have all sampled different rugby cultures from which they can draw. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some outstanding school food is also sampled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was like a drug dealer handing out a free sample. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The group receives blood samples from all over the world from people who have been exposed to radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It emerged on the day his trial ended that one of the two samples taken had tested positive for cocaine. The Sun (2008)A second study asked a sample group to consider past gifts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is also a great time to sample one of the resort's many luxury chalets at a discount. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When trying colours, paint a large sample in different areas of the room so you can see what it looks like in varied light. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can search by colour, collection, style or product number and request samples. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In 1996, it took years to track down rare records to sample. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'sample'
British English: sample /ˈsɑːmpl/ NOUN
A sample of a substance or product is a small quantity of it, showing you what it is like.
The designer will send you a folder containing samples of fabric, wallpaper and paint.
- American English: sample
- Arabic: عَيِّنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: amostra
- Chinese: 样例
- Croatian: uzorak
- Czech: vzorek
- Danish: prøve vareprøve
- Dutch: monster
- European Spanish: muestra
- Finnish: näyte
- French: échantillon
- German: Probe Beispiel
- Greek: δείγμα
- Italian: campione
- Japanese: 見本
- Korean: 샘플
- Norwegian: prøve eksemplar
- Polish: próbka
- European Portuguese: amostra
- Romanian: mostră
- Russian: образец
- Spanish: muestra
- Swedish: prov
- Thai: ตัวอย่าง
- Turkish: örnek
- Ukrainian: зразок
- Vietnamese: mẫu vật
British English: sample VERB
If you sample food or drink, you taste a small amount of it in order to find out if you like it.
We sampled a selection of different bottled waters.
Definition of sample from the Collins English Dictionary
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