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There’s a flat available in the block where I live.
an apartment/office/high-rise block
The whole block of flats was destroyed.
I was early for the meeting, so I walked around the block a couple of times.
The baby was playing with wooden blocks.
It’s amazing to think that this huge statue was carved from a single block of marble.
The company buys blocks of seats from airlines, then sells them to the public.
You can move blocks of text on-screen using the mouse.
The issue of holiday pay was the major block in reaching an agreement.
I had a sudden block and couldn’t remember his name.
There must be a block in the pipeline.
When you’ve been around the block as many times as I have, not much shocks you any more.
I wanted to go on holiday with Maria, but she put a block on that plan.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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