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Watch the baby – that table has sharp corners.
The date is displayed in the corner of the screen.
I had to park in the far corner of the car park.
That's me, in the bottom right-hand corner of the picture.
I get my newspaper from the shop on the corner.
As she turned the corner into Bank Street, she saw us.
people begging on street corners
Let's find a quiet corner and talk about it.
Plant it in a sunny corner of your garden.
People came from the four corners of the earth to take part in these games.
The government is in a corner on the subject of taxes.
We've got out of tighter corners than this!
They had me forced into a corner, and I had to admit the truth.
This is the British English definition of corner. View American English definition of corner.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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