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Many old buildings have cracks in their walls.
Hairline cracks appear in the paint when it dries too quickly.
She peered out through the crack in the curtains.
events which deepened the cracks in the monarchy
After only a year cracks started to appear in their marriage.
the sharp crack of a single gunshot
He's had a nasty crack on the head.
We thought we'd have a crack at running our own business.
Some of the students were making cracks about her appearance.
I was up at the crack of dawn trying to finish my essay.
Too many neglected children are slipping through the cracks.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of crack from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.