Definition of 'sky'
Example sentences containing 'sky'
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This freak snowstorm literally did not come out of a clear blue sky. The Sun (2009)Sky shareholders are already trying to quantify the cost. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To me it was like a bolt of lightning out of a clear sky. Christianity Today (2000)If they are alarmed they go spiralling high into the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The sky is the limit with this one. The Sun (2009)The sun blazes down from a cloudless sky as we bank alarmingly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The row over open skies has been simmering for years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were streaks of pink in the blue sky. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Prices already climb sky high in the summer holiday as demand massively outstrips supply. The Sun (2014)Wake up tomorrow morning and look at the sky. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)This scandal did not come out of a clear blue sky. The Sun (2006)And they have set their standards sky high. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sky is the limit for him. The Sun (2010)Lighting up the monument would cut the visual connection between the monument and the starry night sky at a stroke. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You drink in the bright blue sky and sheer volcanic peaks as though they were your final sight on earth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sweet childhood of air and sky! Moby Dick (1901)Then it is true, the lights in the sky burn with life! The Broken God (1993)Under a bruised night sky, arching trees form a thicket into which the unwary blunder. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was a weird atmosphere in the air, the sky went dark then it blew itself out. The Sun (2007)It was during this period that the pyramids of Giza redefined the relationship between the earth and sky. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)
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Translations for 'sky'
British English: sky /skaɪ/ NOUN
The sky is the space around the earth which you can see when you stand outside and look upwards.
The sun was shining in the sky.
- American English: sky
- Arabic: سَمَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: céu
- Chinese: 天空
- Croatian: nebo
- Czech: obloha nebe
- Danish: himmel
- Dutch: lucht
- European Spanish: cielo firmamento
- Finnish: taivas ilmakehän osa
- French: ciel
- German: Himmel
- Greek: ουρανός
- Italian: cielo
- Japanese: 空 天
- Korean: 하늘
- Norwegian: himmel
- Polish: niebo meteorologia
- European Portuguese: céu
- Romanian: cer
- Russian: небо
- Spanish: cielo
- Swedish: himmel
- Thai: ท้องฟ้า
- Turkish: gök
- Ukrainian: небо
- Vietnamese: bầu trời
Definition of sky from the Collins English Dictionary
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