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verb [transitive] lob pronunciation in British English /lɒb/
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present tense
present participlelobbing
past tenselobbed
past participlelobbed
  1. 1
    to throw something so that it goes high into the air
    Militants lobbed grenades at the soldiers.
  2. 3
    informal to throw something

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 lob pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
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Henman won the final point with a great lob.


an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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