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Shoveling

ˈʃʌv.əl

Meanings of Shoveling:

verb

Move (coal, earth, snow, or a similar substance) with a shovel.

Usage examples:

She shovelled coal on the fire
noun

A tool resembling a spade with a broad blade and typically upturned sides, used for moving coal, earth, snow, or other material.

Usage examples:

An area of turf had been dug up by vandals using a pick and shovel

Shovelled

ˈʃʌv(ə)l

Meanings of Shovelled:

verb

Move (coal, earth, snow, or a similar substance) with a shovel.

Usage examples:

She shovelled coal on the fire
noun

A tool resembling a spade with a broad blade and typically upturned sides, used for moving coal, earth, snow, or other material.

Usage examples:

An area of turf had been dug up by vandals using a pick and shovel

Past simple and past participle of shovel

Shoveller

ˈʃʌv(ə)lə

Meanings of Shoveller:

noun

A dabbling duck with a long broad bill.

Usage examples:

Down in the pond there were mallards, northern shovelers, coots and a few gallinules.

Meanings of Shovelling:

verb

Move (coal, earth, snow, or a similar substance) with a shovel.

Usage examples:

She shovelled coal on the fire
noun

A tool resembling a spade with a broad blade and typically upturned sides, used for moving coal, earth, snow, or other material.

Usage examples:

An area of turf had been dug up by vandals using a pick and shovel

Present participle of shovel

Shovels

ˈʃʌv.əl

Meanings of Shovels:

noun

A tool resembling a spade with a broad blade and typically upturned sides, used for moving coal, earth, snow, or other material.

Usage examples:

An area of turf had been dug up by vandals using a pick and shovel
verb

Move (coal, earth, snow, or a similar substance) with a shovel.

Usage examples:

She shovelled coal on the fire

Meanings of Shoves:

verb

Push (someone or something) roughly.

Usage examples:

They started pushing and shoving people out of the way
noun

A strong push.

Usage examples:

She gave him a hefty shove and he nearly fell

Meanings of Shoving:

verb

Push (someone or something) roughly.

Usage examples:

They started pushing and shoving people out of the way
noun

A strong push.

Usage examples:

She gave him a hefty shove and he nearly fell

Show

ʃəʊ

Meanings of Show:

verb

Allow or cause (something) to be visible.

Usage examples:

A white blouse will show the blood
noun

A spectacle or display, typically an impressive one.

Usage examples:

Spectacular shows of bluebells

Meanings of Show in:

idiom

To make someone seem to be a bad person

Usage examples:

He was concerned that the article had shown him in a bad light.

Meanings of Show off:

idiom

Display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously

phrasal verb

Display someone or something that is a source of pride.

Usage examples:

Her jeans were tight-fitting, showing off her compact figure

Show out

ʃəʊ

Meanings of Show out:

phrasal verb

Reveal that one has no cards of a particular suit.

Usage examples:

All these plans went kaput when west showed out on the spade ace

Show over

ʃəʊ

Meanings of Show over:

phrasal verb

To lead someone around a place that they are visiting in a formal or official way, while telling them about it

Usage examples:

After lunch the vips will be shown over the new arts centre.

Meanings of Show round:

phrasal verb

Point out interesting features in a place or building to someone.

Usage examples:

He showed us round and took us to the museum

Meanings of Show the door:

idiom

Ask to leave

Meanings of Show up:

idiom

Appear or become visible; make a showing

phrasal verb

Be conspicuous or clearly visible.

Usage examples:

This liquid shows up on the x-ray
noun

→  reporting pay

Meanings of Show-around:

phrasal verb

Point out interesting features in a place or building to someone.

Usage examples:

He showed us round and took us to the museum

Show-business

ˈʃəʊ ˌbɪz.nɪs

Meanings of Show-business:

noun

The industry that produces entertainment such as movies and popular music, and the people who work in that industry

Meanings of Show-of-hands:

noun

A vote in which people raise one of their hands to show that they support a suggestion

Usage examples:

Her re-election to the committee was defeated on/by a show of hands.

Meanings of Show-ones-true-colors:

phrase

Reveal one's real character or intentions, especially when these are disreputable or dishonourable.

Usage examples:

She was only too anxious to get out of the room now that her employer had shown his true colours

Meanings of Show-someone:

phrasal verb

To do something to attract attention to yourself

Usage examples:

My parents were in town and i wanted to show off., she brought her baby pictures so she could show …

Meanings of Show-someone-the-way:

idiom

To do something original that others are likely to copy

Usage examples:

Sweden has shown the way forward on energy efficiency.

Meanings of Show-through:

phrasal verb

Be visible behind or under something else.

Usage examples:

Walls, floor, and ceiling are covered with pigments applied in thin layers so that the material und…

Meanings of Showable:

adjective

Capable of being proved; demonstrable. now somewhat rare.

Showbiz

ˈʃəʊ.bɪz

Meanings of Showbiz:

noun

→  show business

Showboat

ˈʃəʊ.bəʊt

Meanings of Showboat:

noun

(in the us) a river steamer on which theatrical performances are given.

Usage examples:

City officials have inspected tourist showboats in recent months after it was discovered the boats …
verb

Show off.

Usage examples:

He was basically showboating to the crowd and they were loving it

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