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Rainwater flows through soil and porous rock to reach underground streams.
We had to dig down through a twelve-inch layer of rock.
She ran over the fallen rocks toward him.
Protesters threw rocks at the police.
a castle built on a big rock
The waves crashed against the rocks.
a rock star
His marriage is on the rocks.
scotch on the rocks
Throughout the crisis she stayed as solid as a rock.
You can stand on that table, it's solid as a rock.
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English version of definition of rock
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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American definition of rock from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.