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1bridge/ˈbrɪʤ/noun
pluralbridges
1bridge
/ˈbrɪʤ/
noun
pluralbridges
Learner's definition of BRIDGE  
[count]
: a structure built over something (such as a river) so that people or vehicles can get across
: something that joins or connects different people or things
: the place on a ship where the ship is steered
: the upper part of the nose
   b  : the part of a pair of eyeglasses that rests on a person's nose
: the part of a guitar, violin, or similar musical instrument that raises the strings away from the surface
: part of a song that connects one section to the next section
: a false tooth or row of false teeth that fits between two real teeth

burn your bridges

— see 1burn

cross that bridge when you come to it

◊ If you say you will cross that bridge when you come to it, you mean that you will not worry about a possible problem until it actually happens.

water under the bridge

— see 1water
— compare 3bridge
2bridge/ˈbrɪʤ/verb
bridgesbridgedbridging
2bridge
/ˈbrɪʤ/
verb
bridgesbridgedbridging
Learner's definition of BRIDGE  
[+ object]
: to make a bridge over or across (something) — usually used figuratively — often used in the phrase bridge the gap
3bridge/ˈbrɪʤ/noun
3bridge
/ˈbrɪʤ/
noun
Learner's definition of BRIDGE  
[noncount]
: a card game for four players in two teams
— compare 1bridge
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