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brick

noun uk   /brɪk/ us  

brick noun (BUILDING BLOCK)

B2 [C] a rectangular block of hard material used for building walls and houses: The chimney was made of bricks. red-brick houses He was so embarrassed - his face went brick-red (= a dark red).
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brick noun (GOOD PERSON)

[C usually singular] old-fashioned or humorous a very helpful and kind person who can be trusted: Thanks for bringing all that food along to the party, Tony. You're a brick!
Translations of “brick”
in Korean 벽돌…
in Arabic آجُرّ, قَرْميد…
in French (de/en) brique…
in Turkish tuğla…
in Italian mattone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 磚…
in Russian кирпич…
in Polish cegła…
in Spanish ladrillo…
in Portuguese tijolo…
in German der Ziegel…
in Catalan maó…
in Japanese れんが…
in Chinese (Simplified) 砖…
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