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"cow" in British English

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cownoun

uk   /kaʊ/ us   /kaʊ/

cowverb [T usually passive]

uk   /kaʊ/ us   /kaʊ/
(Definition of cow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cow" in American English

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cownoun [C]

us   /kɑʊ/
  • cow noun [C] (ANIMAL)

the adult female of cattle that is kept on a farm to produce milk or meat
A cow is also any of other large female, adult mammals, such as elephants or whales.

cowverb [T]

us   /kɑʊ/
  • cow verb [T] (FRIGHTEN)

to frighten or control someone by using threats or violence: The dictator has succeeded in cowing his public opponents into near silence.
(Definition of cow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“cow” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
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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