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Definition of 'robin'

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Example sentences containing 'Robin'

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The sound of a robin singing at the window would bring a little happiness to most lives. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was a massive swing on this deal from early in the round robin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The female robins are now singing just like the males. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But a round robin is not addressed to an individual. Thomas Blaikie Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)The birds most likely to be heard singing are robins. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sometimes a robin is also singing nearby. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Or realise you have not heard a robin singing for some time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It contrasts sharply with the beautiful but rather dreamy song of any robins who are singing near by. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most robins have stopped singing now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Everyone wants to win the round robin: four teams of five once a week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first robins will sing again towards the end of August. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Where the thaw has been enough for them to find food easily again, robins have resumed singing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The names of the two other semi-finalists were not decided until the final match in the round robin series. Barrett, J (ed) ITF World of Tennis (1993)There is a strange absence in the air - and one slowly realises that there are no robins singing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was a robin singing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I failed to find the winning line on this deal from our world championship round robin match against Poland. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They don't seem to be afraid of me, neither do the thrushes and robins. Frances Hodgson Burnett Emily Fox-Seton (1901)They had their moments though - take this exciting deal against Australia in the round robin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The round robin nature of the Super Six was always its weakness. The Sun (2010)For me, a round robin just doesn't work. The Sun (2010)We have tested the round robin, we figured out it's not working and we are probably going to get rid of it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A little bird like a robin can live up to at least eight years, as we know because one has been found as old as that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Translations for 'robin'

British English: robin /ˈrɒbɪn/ NOUN
A robin is a small brown bird with a red breast.
  • American English: robin
  • Arabic: أَبُو الـحِنَّاء
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tordo
  • Chinese: 知更鸟
  • Croatian: crvendać
  • Czech: červenka pták
  • Danish: rødkælk
  • Dutch: roodborstje
  • European Spanish: petirrojo
  • Finnish: punarinta
  • French: rouge-gorge
  • German: Rotkehlchen
  • Greek: κοκκινολαίμης
  • Italian: pettirosso
  • Japanese: コマドリ
  • Korean: 울새
  • Norwegian: rødstrupe
  • Polish: rudzik
  • European Portuguese: tordo
  • Romanian: măcăleandru
  • Russian: малиновка
  • Spanish: petirrojo
  • Swedish: rödhake
  • Thai: นกสีน้ำตาลขนาดเล็กมีอกสีแดง
  • Turkish: kızılgerdan
  • Ukrainian: вільшанка
  • Vietnamese: chim cổ đỏ

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