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Significado de “lump” - Diccionario Inglés

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lumpnoun [C]

uk   /lʌmp/ us   /lʌmp/
  • lump noun [C] (PIECE)

C2 a piece of a solid substance, usually with no particular shape: a lump of coal a sugar lump You don't want lumps in the sauce.
UK informal a separate large amount: I'll be getting the insurance money in two lumps.

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  • lump noun [C] (IN THE BODY)

a hard swelling found in or on the body, especially because of illness or injury: She found a lump in her breast.


uk   /lʌmp/ us   /lʌmp/ informal
(Definition of lump from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "lump" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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lumpnoun [C]

us   /lʌmp/
a solid mass without a regular shape: The gravy had lumps of flour in it.
A lump is also a swelling under the skin: She found a lump under her arm.
adjective us   /ˈlʌm·pi/
a lumpy pillow

lumpverb [T]

us   /lʌmp/
to consider or deal with as a group: Children of various abilities are lumped together in one class.
(Definition of lump from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "lump" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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uk   /lʌmp/ us  
[C] FINANCE →  lump sum : in a lump You have to pay your tax in two lumps the following year.
[S] UK informal also the lump TAX a situation in which building workers say that they are self-employed in order to avoid paying tax, even though they are directly employed: The tax authorities are working hard to clamp down on the lump.
take the/your lumps US informal
to experience problems without complaining: As a trader, sometimes you've just got to take your lumps.
(Definition of lump from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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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a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

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