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prickverb [T]

uk   /prɪk/ us   /prɪk/
to make a very small hole or holes in the surface of something, sometimes in a way that causes pain: Prick the skin of the potatoes with a fork before baking them. She pricked the balloon with a pin and it burst with a loud bang.
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pricknoun [C]

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

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prickverb [T]

us   /prɪk/
to make a small hole or holes in the surface of something: The nurse pricked his finger to draw blood.
(Definition of prick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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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