Video: pronunciation of 'sand'
They are quite alone on a strip of golden sand that normally draws thousands. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What happened to the line in the sand? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Use your fingers to loosen any grit or sand and discard any that remain open. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The oil companies argue that tar sands will help to bridge the coming energy gap. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The peninsula is renowned for its sand beaches and abundant wildlife. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It took a moment to realise that the colour was sand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fill cracks and holes with filler and sand smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The official instructions were to cover it in sand. BomberWhen he got past the surface heat the sand became cooler. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You also get a lot of power in your legs from running on soft sand. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Beyond the white sand lapped the limpid sea. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The sand is a fine white powder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are talking about identifying and weighing one grain of sand in a desert. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)You can still do the same job but you have to deal with things like wobbly floors and sand. The Sun (2009)Despite the name, the sand is clean and white. The Sun (2014)The area has consistently won awards for the quality, safety and cleanliness of its sands and sea. The Sun (2009)I loved the feel of driving on loose sand. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
很常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， sand 是4千个最常用词之一。
英式英语: sand /sænd/ NOUN
Sand is a powder that consists of extremely small pieces of stone.
They walked barefoot across the sand to the water's edge.
sand 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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