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Example sentences containing 'squirrel'

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For any company the temptation to squirrel away funds is powerful. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Expect to see wildlife such as roe deer and red squirrels. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The lack of human intervention makes it a practical solution in areas with high grey squirrel populations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can see why squirrel language occurs so frequently in scientific writing. Porush, David A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)What would the few remaining red squirrels say about that? Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the bag were two rabbits and a squirrel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our little man enjoyed seeing the squirrels and birds on our various jaunts around the area. The Sun (2014) Red squirrels need protection from all sorts of things that impact on their survival. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The grey squirrels are going to win. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are pests in the wild and are endangering the natural red squirrel. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Red squirrels dashed from branch to branch. Christina Dodd SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)Research shows that the geographical spread of the virus and the grey squirrel are virtually identical. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Japanese deer and rare red squirrels roam the woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In my garden there is a bird feeder for the birds and a squirrel feeder for the squirrels. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Can you spot a red squirrel? Times, Sunday Times (2010)We haven't seen a squirrel in weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After all, why squirrel away money when there are holidays to pay for and designer shoes to buy? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Plans to force banks to squirrel away more cash in the good times were already on the agenda in Brussels. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The episode looks at unusual traits animals use to survive - including ground squirrels that eat the discarded skins of snakes to mask their scent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I can see squirrels outside my window and it makes me think a little bit of Wales is out there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)On the trails or a three-mile circuit of the loch, you might see roe deer or red squirrels. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'squirrel'

British English: squirrel /ˈskwɪrəl/ NOUN
A squirrel is a small furry wild animal with a long bushy tail.
  • American English: squirrel
  • Arabic: سِنْجَاب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esquilo
  • Chinese: 松鼠
  • Croatian: vjeverica
  • Czech: veverka
  • Danish: egern
  • Dutch: eekhoorn
  • European Spanish: ardilla
  • Finnish: orava
  • French: écureuil
  • German: Eichhörnchen
  • Greek: σκίουρος
  • Italian: scoiattolo
  • Japanese: リス
  • Korean: 다람쥐
  • Norwegian: ekorn
  • Polish: wiewiórka
  • European Portuguese: esquilo
  • Romanian: veveriță
  • Russian: белка
  • Spanish: ardilla
  • Swedish: ekorre
  • Thai: กระรอก
  • Turkish: sincap
  • Ukrainian: білка
  • Vietnamese: con sóc

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