Corner

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Definition

a corner: an angle, a point where two lines meet
noun
I hurt myself on the corner of the table. It's very sharp!
My house is located on the corner of this street. It's where Main Street meets Grovener Road.

to corner (someone, a market): to monopolize, to control, to block (someone, a market)
verb

Examples

  • "I saw the cleaning man killing mice with his bare hands, and stacking them up in a pile in the corner."
  • "In the pink corner, all the way from Oxford, England, Brian 'the butcher' Jones!"
  • "You've missed some trash over in that corner."
  • "Donna will be working Fridays from the corner office across from the coffee machine."
  • "And somewhere over there in the corner is Horatio Oléré, master perfumer and minority shareholder."
  • "And in the leopard-skin corner, all the way from the Amazon, Horatio 'the anaconda' Oléré!"
  • "Also, I know that Philip is very attracted to the woman in the corner."
  • "On the corner is a banker with a motorcar, the little children laugh at him behind his back."
  • "Hey, you in the corner, we haven't heard from you in a while."
  • "There's a roaring fire in the corner."

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