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Choosing yoghurt has become as baffling as buying light bulbs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Continuing with the small stuff, you would be amazed how much difference changing your light bulbs can make. The Sun (2016)Change light bulb 1. Ensure the light switch is in the off position. The Sun (2017)She does tell one good joke though:'How many performance artists does it take to change a light bulb? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Odd lamps shaped like light bulbs hung above. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Would you charge round to change a light bulb? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Surely it would be better to use the brain power to design a more efficient light bulb? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not many people would have thought of putting a light bulb in their mouth like that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was like a light bulb moment. The Sun (2015)How many men does it take to change one of the new light bulbs? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Take care, or put the light bulb back in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)First they came for your light bulbs; then they went for your plastic shopping bags. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The campaign included giving more than 28,000 households four low energy light bulbs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Alternatively, put a few drops of oil in a ceramic ring which can be warmed on a light bulb. BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)We are trying to switch on a light bulb... and show young people careers they might not otherwise have considered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He then correctly sketches the outline of the light bulb I drew. The Sun (2013)Box, blue skirt, light bulb. The Sun (2013)You only need so many people to change a light bulb - it's not the biggest company in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The practice of using different suppliers for equipment, ranging from weapons and medical scanners to light bulbs, adds to the bills. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Switching off lights when they are not needed, and using energy-saving light bulbs are basic actions that we should all be doing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But we kept talking and as I learned more, a light bulb came on for me. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No question but that light bulbs are useful devices; I would not want to live without them. AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)If it finds this is happening it will slap tariffs on Chinese candles - as it has done with their low energy light bulbs and shoes. The Sun (2008)I have no money left but I have only one light bulb so it will be cheap to run. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'light bulb'
British English: light bulb /laɪt bʌlb/ NOUN
A light bulb is the round glass part of an electric light or lamp which light shines from.
- American English: light bulb
- Arabic: مِصْبَاحٌ كَهْرَبَاْئِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lâmpada
- Chinese: 电灯泡
- Croatian: žarulja
- Czech: žárovka
- Danish: elpære
- Dutch: lichtpeertje
- European Spanish: bombilla
- Finnish: hehkulamppu
- French: ampoule électricité
- German: Glühbirne
- Greek: λαμπτήρας
- Italian: lampadina
- Japanese: 電球
- Korean: 전구
- Norwegian: lyspære
- Polish: żarówka
- European Portuguese: lâmpada
- Romanian: bec
- Russian: лампочка
- Spanish: bombilla
- Swedish: glödlampa
- Thai: หลอดไฟ
- Turkish: ampul
- Ukrainian: колба електричної лампи
- Vietnamese: bóng đèn
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