[Word For Today] Block

Hi all! Nice to see you again.

Today, we’ll learn the new word ‘block’.

Word For Today:

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Translations of block in different languages:

Proudly announcing (3)

How is block used?

(1) n.       the distance along a street from where one road crosses it to the place where the next road crosses it

  • The museum is just six blocks away.
  • My friend and I live on the same block.

(2) n.      a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)

  • The pyramids were built with large stone blocks.
  • A block of wood/ice.

(3) n.    a group of things bought, dealt with, or considered together

  • A block of tickets.
  • Corporate hospitality firms make block bookings at big sporting events.

(4) v.    to prevent movement through something, to hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

  • A fallen tree is blocking the road.
  • As she left the court, an angry crowd tried to block her way.

Practice:

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of ‘block’.

1. My view was _______ by a tall man in front of me.

2. You are _______ the name of your first wife!

 

Can you use it to make a sentence?

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