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1 bridge /ˈbrɪʤ/ noun
plural bridges
1 bridge
/ˈbrɪʤ/
noun
plural bridges
Learner's definition of BRIDGE
[count]
: a structure built over something (such as a river) so that people or vehicles can get across
see also drawbridge, footbridge, suspension bridge
: 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
: 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
2 bridge /ˈbrɪʤ/ verb
bridges; bridged; bridging
2 bridge
/ˈbrɪʤ/
verb
bridges; bridged; bridging
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
3 bridge /ˈbrɪʤ/ noun
3 bridge
/ˈbrɪʤ/
noun
Learner's definition of BRIDGE
[noncount]
: a card game for four players in two teams
compare 1bridge
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