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"sod" in British English

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sodnoun

uk   /sɒd/  us   /sɑːd/
  • sod noun (PERSON)

[C] UK offensive something or someone considered unpleasant or difficult: Apparently he's a sod to work for. What did you do that for, you stupid sod? It was a sod of a car to repair.
[C] UK offensive a person: He's won again - the lucky sod! The poor old sod - I don't suppose he's got a home.

sodexclamation

uk   /sɒd/  us   /sɑːd/ (also sod it!) UK offensive
used to express anger: Oh sod it - I've left my glasses behind!
(Definition of sod from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sod" in American English

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sodnoun [U]

 us   /sɑd/
dirt with grass rooted in it: Truckloads of sod were needed to make the new lawn.
(Definition of sod from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sod”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 讨厌的事物(或人), 难办的事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 討厭的事物(或人), 難辦的事…
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