Definition of 'worm'
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You know, the one who catches the worm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The kidneys were infected with a parasitic worm. The Sun (2014)They pass on a parasitic worm that grows and grows and then breeds other worms under the skin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Do this early in the day when the weather is drying to spread worm casts and dry the grass. The Sun (2012)Friends think they are slow worms. The Sun (2013)Ensure that the soil is moist, as this will help the worms to move around. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yes, the early bird catches the worm. The Sun (2015)They typically live on insects, worms and snails. The Sun (2008)Thousands of bacteria, viruses and worms live here. The Sun (2011)There is a good reason for this: the early bird gets the worm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When it comes to the high street, the early bird catches the fashionable worm. The Sun (2013)Some of these melodies and harmonies are so huge it's an insult to call them ear worms. The Sun (2014)A worm wheel cannot drive a worm gear. Technology Basic Facts (1990)ARE slow worms a problem in the garden? The Sun (2011)Is there a chemical to stop worm casts ruining my lawn? The Sun (2011)The simplest and most important trick is to feed them generously - and that means encouraging insects and worms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I defy anyone to resist the small worm of anxiety in the pit of the stomach at that moment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Usually the worms cause no symptoms, although the larvae which mature in the lungs can lead to a dry cough. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They can squeeze between and push apart the soil crumbs, and one worm alone can move a stone fifty times its own weight. Secrets of the Soil (1990)Conditions recorded included viruses, worms, and both fungal and bacterial infections. The Sun (2011)This would open a constitutional can of worms, particularly given how unpopular the monarchy is in Quebec. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Making the soil more acidic can help drive away the worms (and the moles with them). The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'worm'
British English: worm /wɜːm/ NOUN
A worm is a small thin animal without bones or legs which lives in the soil.
- American English: worm
- Arabic: دُودَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: minhoca
- Chinese: 蠕虫
- Croatian: crv
- Czech: červ
- Danish: orm
- Dutch: worm
- European Spanish: gusano
- Finnish: mato
- French: ver
- German: Wurm
- Greek: γαιοσκώληκας
- Italian: verme
- Japanese: 虫
- Korean: 지렁이
- Norwegian: mark
- Polish: robak
- European Portuguese: minhoca
- Romanian: vierme
- Russian: червь
- Spanish: gusano
- Swedish: mask kräldjur
- Thai: หนอน
- Turkish: solucan
- Ukrainian: черв'як
- Vietnamese: con giun
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