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Cut the sweet potato into thick wedges and place them in a shallow roasting tray. The Sun (2017)They now wedge them in doors and windows to avoid being sued if tape pulls paint off as documents are removed. The Sun (2016)Serve with lime wedges to squeeze. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remove from the oven and leave to stand for 10 min before serving in thick wedges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The building looks like a giant wedge of cheese cut into the side of a hill. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Worryingly one image appears to show a cell door wedged shut from the inside using a broom. The Sun (2015)Then one summer a local political issue drove a wedge through the two sets of parents. Bethune, Helen Positive Parent Power (1991)Wear with high wedges and serious leg shimmer. The Sun (2007)Five years ago it was buildings shaped like wedges. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Peel and slice onion into thin wedges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We could see he was trying to put a wedge between her and us. The Sun (2012)Warm through and serve with a lime wedge to squeeze into the soup. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was wedged in the hole with hardly any room. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Wear with wedge heels for a terrific look. The Sun (2007)They also leave just enough space to wedge your hand firmly against the wall behind. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The pair almost become wedged in revolving doors. The Sun (2011)How do the areas of the two wedges compare? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Treat yourself to the best wedges on the high street. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Put the same wedge in your glass with ice and serve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cut it into thick slices or wedges to serve. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Squeeze the lime wedge and drop into the glass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Likewise for hot dogs, popcorn and cheese wedges. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By supermini standards, this is a cool car with a striking wedge shape and piercing lights. The Sun (2008)I wedged myself more tightly in front of the TV. Bachmann, Susan (editor) & Barth, Melinda Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Between the treadmill handles and the running board, resting upon blocks of wood, we wedged my walking frame to give me something high to lean on. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'wedge'

British English: wedge VERB
If you wedge something, you force it to remain in a particular position by holding it there tightly or by fixing something next to it to prevent it from moving.
I shut the shed door and wedged it with a log of wood.
  • American English: wedge
  • Brazilian Portuguese: apinhar
  • Chinese: 把…楔住
  • European Spanish: calzar
  • French: caler
  • German: festklemmen
  • Italian: bloccarecon zeppa
  • Japanese: くさびで固定する
  • Korean: > 고정시키다~에 쐐기를 박아
  • European Portuguese: apinhar
  • Spanish: trancar
British English: wedge NOUN
A wedge of something such as fruit or cheese is a piece of it that has a thick triangular shape.
Serve with a wedge of lime.
  • American English: wedge
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cunha
  • Chinese: 楔子
  • European Spanish: cuña
  • French: coin
  • German: Keil
  • Italian: zeppa
  • Japanese: くさび
  • Korean: 쐐기 모양의 것
  • European Portuguese: cunha
  • Spanish: cuña

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