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She fell and broke a bone in her foot.
Cook the fish, then carefully remove the bones.
He was thin, and his hip bones stuck out.
The archaeologists found fragments of bone.
a chess set with carved bone pieces
The main bone of contention between us is our children's education.
His comments about racism may be too close to the bone for some people.
We've had to cut our profit margins to the bone in order to survive.
Something was wrong – she could feel it in her bones.
I've got a bone to pick with you.
He makes no bones about the fact that he wants my job.
I don't believe that Karl has a bad bone in his body.
All these curries are made with chicken off the bone.
There wasn't much left of the estate after the lawyers had picked over the bones.
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a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …
to kill someone in a violent way
a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles
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Definition of bone from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.