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wall in English
- wall ⇄ adj. wall-like. english
- wall ⇄ adj. 1. of or having to do with a wall or walls.
2. planted along and growing up a wall or walls.english
- wall ⇄ expr. drive (or push) to the wall, to make desperate or helpless; drive to the last extremity.
Ex. His creditors drove the bankrupt man to the wall.english
- wall ⇄ expr. drive up the wall, (Informal.) to annoy extremely; exasperate.
Ex. [The] five-year-old had been acting up ... and driving her father up the wall (Maclean's).english
- wall ⇄ expr. go over the wall, (Slang.) to escape, as from prison.
Ex. He knew it was an unwritten law that an escape extinguished such a debt, and so he decided to go over the wall (London Times).english
- wall ⇄ expr. go to the wall,
a. to give way; be defeated.
Ex. Sam and Mayford are both desperately in love with her, and one must go to the wall (Henry Kingsley).
b. to give way or precedence (to something else).
Ex. Where political inenglish
- wall ⇄ expr. hang by the wall, to hang up neglected; remain unused.
Ex. All the enrolled penalties Which have, like unscour'd armour, hung by the wall (Shakespeare).english
- wall ⇄ expr. jump (or leap) over the wall, to leave one's church or religious order.
Ex. No one knows exactly how many religious have jumped over the wall--partly because it is so easy today for a priest, nun or brother simply to take a leave of absence aenglish
- wall ⇄ expr. off the wall, (U.S. Informal.) unconventional; unusual; out of the ordinary.
Ex. Kiss [a rock group] was so off the wall the rock critics didn't know what to say (Collette Dawling).english
- wall ⇄ expr. the Wall,
a. (formerly) a wall of concrete and barbed wire, 26 miles long, built by East Germany in 1961 to divide East and West Berlin. It was torn down in 1989.
Ex. Thousands of grinning, gift-laden West Berliners swarmed through theenglish
- wall ⇄ expr. up against a (blank, stone, brick, or other kind of) wall, facing an obstacle that cannot be overcome; at a dead end.
Ex. His campaign against irresponsible bait advertisements ... had come up against a stone wall (London Times).english
- wall ⇄ expr. walls, a series or system of defensive ramparts; encircling fortifications.
Ex. to raze the walls of a medieval city.english
- wall ⇄ expr. with (or having) one's back to the wall. See under back (1). english
- wall ⇄ noun waller. english
- wall ⇄ noun 1a. the side of a room or building, as between the floor or foundation and the ceiling or roof.
Ex. a brick outer wall, to paper a bedroom wall.
b. the side part of any hollow thing.
Ex. the wall of a chimney, the wall of the stomenglish
- wall ⇄ sonic barrier orwall,sound barrier. english
- wall ⇄ v.t. 1. to enclose, divide, protect, or fill with a wall or walls.
Ex. to wall in a house, to wall off a house from the road, to wall up a doorway, (Figurative.) to wall out the noise of the city.
2. to shut within walls.
- wall ⇄ wall (1), noun, verb, adjective. english
- wall ⇄ wall (2), transitive verb, intransitive verb.
(Especially U.S.) to roll (the eyes).
Ex. The boy's blue eyes were walling with fear (Atlantic).english