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sodnoun

uk   /sɒd/  us   /sɑːd/

sod noun (PERSON)

[C] UK offensive something or someone considered unpleasant or difficult: Apparently he's a sod to work for. What did you do that for, you stupid sod? It was a sod of a car to repair. [C] UK offensive a person: He's won again - the lucky sod! The poor old sod - I don't suppose he's got a home.

sod noun (GRASS)

[S or C] a rectangular piece that has been cut from an area of grass: He worked fast, cutting and slicing the turf neatly, heaving the sod to one side. [S] literary soil or ground: She sleeps beneath the sod (= she is dead and has been buried).

sodexclamation

uk   /sɒd/  us   /sɑːd/ (also sod it!) UK offensive
used to express anger: Oh sod it - I've left my glasses behind!
Translations of “sod”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 討厭的事物(或人), 難辦的事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 讨厌的事物(或人), 难办的事…
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