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muffnoun [C]

uk   /mʌf/ us   /mʌf/
a short tube of fur or warm cloth, used by women in the past to keep their hands warm in cold weather

muffverb [T]

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

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muffverb [T]

us   /mʌf/ infml
to fail to catch a ball, or do something badly: She muffed her lines in her first stage appearance.
(Definition of muff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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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