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     the Brooklyn Bridge pronunciation in American English
/ˈbrʊklɪn ˌbrɪdʒ/


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From the name of a bridge in New York City. The idea is that no ordinary person would be allowed to sell the bridge, so if they tried to sell it to you they would be cheating you.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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