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Example sentences containing 'thrush'

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At present song thrushes are not often seen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More of the winter thrushes are arriving. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These birds are all small members of the thrush family. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are easily distinguished from song thrushes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They will often answer another song thrush singing far away. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One of them can sometimes be heard singing at the same time as a nearby song thrush. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Song thrushes were singing constantly in the first three or four months of this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Song thrushes are singing two hours before sunrise. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People on lengthy courses of antibiotics often note the presence of thrush in the mouth or reproductive organs after treatment. Chaitow, Leon The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)More winter thrushes are now here. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The wood echoed with the song of thrushes and the whisper of young leaves as a breeze moved through the high branches. various & introduction by Deirdre Chapman A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)Do you suffer from thrush, fungal infections or yeast infections? Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley Stay Well This Winter (1989)Why can't you hear song thrushes? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The cuckoo gets bigger and bigger; the little thrushes get smaller and smaller. Christianity Today (2000) Song thrush: in serious decline due to habitat destruction. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Wearing one for 12 hours a day can lead to skin chafing as well as infections caused by thrush or bacteria. The Sun (2014)If it is traumatised, the lining will not be as resistant as it was to infection by thrush or other usually harmless organisms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He thought I might have thrush of the mouth. The Sun (2012)They don't seem to be afraid of me, neither do the thrushes and robins. Frances Hodgson Burnett Emily Fox-Seton (1901)You, too, can hear the song thrush. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Constant use can cause weight gain, lethargy, sore throats and mouth thrush. The Sun (2011)There is a risk of fungal infections such as thrush or Candida, and a possibility of susceptibility to new infections. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)

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Translations for 'thrush'

British English: thrush /θrʌʃ/ NOUN
A thrush is a small brown bird with small marks on its chest.
  • American English: thrush
  • Arabic: سُمْنَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tordo ave
  • Chinese: 画眉
  • Croatian: kandida
  • Czech: drozd
  • Danish: drossel
  • Dutch: lijster
  • European Spanish: tordo
  • Finnish: rastas
  • French: grive
  • German: Drossel
  • Greek: τσίχλα πτηνό
  • Italian: tordo
  • Japanese: ツグミ
  • Korean: 개똥지빠귀
  • Norwegian: trost
  • Polish: drozd
  • European Portuguese: tordo ave
  • Romanian: sturz
  • Russian: дрозд
  • Spanish: tordo
  • Swedish: trast
  • Thai: นกขนาดเล็กมีเสียงไพเราะ
  • Turkish: ardıç kuşu
  • Ukrainian: дрізд
  • Vietnamese: chim hét

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