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corner British & World English

A place or angle where two sides or edges meet

amen corner British & World English

The part of a Methodist meeting house formerly occupied by worshippers who responded to the preacher’s utterances with occasional shouts of ‘Amen!’

corner boy British & World English

A disreputable man or youth who spends his time loitering on the street

corner kick British & World English

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corner shop British & World English

A small shop selling groceries and general goods in a mainly residential area

five-corner British & World English

An Australian shrub that has stiff pointed leaves, tubular flowers, and five-cornered fruit

long corner British & World English

(In field hockey) a penalty hit taken from the back line within 5 yards of the corner

Poets' Corner British & World English

Part of Westminster Abbey where several poets are buried or commemorated

short corner British & World English

(In field hockey) a penalty hit taken from a spot on the goal line relatively close to the goalposts (but not within ten yards)

corner forward British & World English

(In hurling) a player in an attacking position on the wing

chimney corner British & World English

A warm seat within an old-fashioned fireplace

neutral corner British & World English

Either of the two corners of a boxing ring not used by the boxers and their handlers between rounds

cut the corner British & World English

Take the shortest course by going across and not around a corner

a tight corner British & World English

A difficult situation

fight one's corner British & World English

Defend one’s position or interests

turn the corner British & World English

Pass the critical point and start to improve

hole-and-corner British & World English

Attempting to avoid public notice; secret

in someone's corner British & World English

On someone’s side; giving someone support and encouragement

in someone's corner in corner British & World English

On someone’s side; giving someone support and encouragement

turn the corner in turn British & World English

Pass the critical point and start to improve

back someone into a corner British & World English

Force someone into a difficult situation

paint oneself into a corner British & World English

Leave oneself no means of escape or room to manoeuvre

cut the corner in cut British & World English

Take the shortest course by going across and not around a corner

fight one's corner in corner British & World English

Defend one’s position or interests

the naughty step in naughty British & World English

A place where a child is sent after misbehaving in order to reflect on their actions

every nook and cranny in nook British & World English

Every part or aspect of something

back someone into a corner in back British & World English

Force someone into a difficult situation

corner kick in corner British & World English

A place kick taken by the attacking side from a corner of the field after the ball has been sent over the byline by a defender

cornerback British & World English

A defensive back positioned to the outside of the linebackers

cornerstone British & World English

An important quality or feature on which a particular thing depends or is based

cater-cornered British & World English

Situated diagonally opposite someone or something

kitty-corner in cater-cornered British & World English

Situated diagonally opposite someone or something

cater-corner in cater-cornered British & World English

Situated diagonally opposite someone or something

have a soft spot for in soft British & World English

Be fond of or affectionate towards

have a soft spot for British & World English

Be fond of or affectionate towards

paint oneself into a corner in paint British & World English

Leave oneself no means of escape or room to manoeuvre

see someone/thing out of the corner of one's eye British & World English

See someone or something at the edge of one’s field of vision

the naughty corner in the naughty step British & World English

A place where a child is sent after misbehaving in order to reflect on their actions

see someone/thing out of the corner of one's eye in corner British & World English

See someone or something at the edge of one’s field of vision

the naughty step British & World English

A place where a child is sent after misbehaving in order to reflect on their actions

turn the or a corner in turn British & World English

Pass the critical point and start to improve


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