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"freezing" in British English

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freezingadjective, adverb

uk   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ us   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/
B1 extremely cold: It's freezing in here - can I close the window? They survived for four hours in the freezing water. After walking through the snow, my feet were freezing. I had to wait for hours on the freezing cold station platform.

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freezingadjective

uk   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ us   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/
turning to ice: Freezing fog and icy patches are expected to cause problems for motorists tonight.

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freezingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ us   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ also freezing point
(Definition of freezing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"freezing" in American English

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freezingnoun [U]

/ˈfri·zɪŋ/
chemistry the change or process of changing from a liquid to a solid substance

freezingadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈfri·zɪŋ/
cold enough for liquids to turn to ice: We can expect freezing temperatures all week.
fig. Freezing also means very cold: It’s freezing in here – turn off the air conditioner!
(Definition of freezing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“freezing” 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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