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English definition of “roll”


verb [I/T] (MOVE)   /roʊl/
to move in a direction by turning over and over or by traveling on wheels , or to cause something to move in this way: [I] The coin rolled off the table . [T] I rolled the spare tire around to the side of the car . [I] Tears rolled down his cheeks . Bob rolled over (= turned his body while lying down) onto his stomach . If you roll a car window up or down, you turn a handle or press a button that opens or closes the window .
(Definition of roll verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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