Pour

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Definition

to pour: to serve a drink, to let flow
verb
Pour the bad milk down the sink.
On the plane I poured the beer into the glass, but there was so much turbulence most of it fell into my lap!

Other expressions:

It's pouring. It's raining very heavily.
As soon as the doors opened, they came pouring in. As soon as the doors opened, a lot of people came in at once.
Blood was pouring through the wound. Blood was flowing rapidly through the cut or injury.

Pronunciation examples
UK: We cancelled the picnic because it was pouring rain.
US: He poured me a glass of milk. He didn't have any whisky.
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Examples

  • "You go pour me a bath of champagne, ok."
  • "Running across the street to a local hardware store, the witness bought a can of red paint which he then poured on the concrete sidewalk directly in front of the bank."
  • "I will just pour you some apéritifs, and then we can go at table."
  • "Why did you pour water over me?"
  • "Moira : The weeks preceding and following Christmas day are by far the busiest shopping periods of the year, with record amounts of money pouring in nationwide."
  • "Chocolate melted and poured into your mouth by trained chimpanzees"
  • "The chemicals are pouring in a vial"
  • "Nous sommes quatre pour dîner, s'il vous plaît."
  • "I'll pour us a glass."

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