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cherrynoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʃer.i/ us   /ˈtʃer.i/
B2 a small, round, soft red or black fruit with a single hard seed in the middle, or the tree on which the fruit grows

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cherryadjective

uk   /ˈtʃer.i/ us   /ˈtʃer.i/ also cherry-red
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cherrynoun [C]

us   /ˈtʃer·i/
a small, round, soft, red or black fruit with a single, hard seed in the middle, or the tree on which the fruit grows
(Definition of cherry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cherry”
in Korean 체리, 버찌…
in Arabic كَرَز…
in Malaysian buah ceri…
in French cerise…
in Russian вишня…
in Chinese (Traditional) 櫻桃, 櫻桃樹…
in Italian ciliegia…
in Turkish kiraz…
in Polish wiśnia…
in Spanish cereza…
in Vietnamese quả anh đào…
in Portuguese cereja…
in Thai เชอร์รี่…
in German die Kirsche…
in Catalan cirera…
in Japanese サクランボ、チェリー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 樱桃, 樱桃树…
in Indonesian ceri…
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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