: The window was protected by steel bars.
: Ancient Sparta used iron bars instead of handy coins in more valuable alloy, to physically discourage the use of money.
: We are expecting a carload of bar tomorrow.
: bar of chocolate
: bar of soap
: a bar of light; a bar of colour
: The street was lined with all-night bars.
: Step up to the bar and order a drink.
: The club has lifted its bar on women members.
*: Must I new bars to my own joy create?
: Suppose we have two objects, foo and bar.
: Hes studying hard to pass the Bar this time; hes failed it twice before.
: There were no bars so I didnt get your text.
: Potters Bar
*: But I shall be back with the yellow gold before the morning light;
*: Yet, if they press me sharply, and harry me through the day,
*: Then look for me by moonlight,
*: Watch for me by moonlight,
*: Ill come to thee by moonlight, though Hell should bar the way."|title=[[s:The Highwayman (Noyes)|The Highwayman]]|author=Alfred Noyes|year=1906
: Our way was barred by a huge rockfall.
: I couldnt get into the nightclub because I had been barred.
: bar the door
*: I lived in a hut in the yard, but to be out of the chaos I would sometimes get into the accountant’s office. It was built of horizontal planks, and so badly put together that, as he bent over his high desk, he was barred from neck to heels with narrow strips of sunlight.
: He invited everyone to his wedding bar his ex-wife.
: Leg At Each Corner is at 3/1, Lost My Shirt 5/1, and its 10/1 bar.
*: a covenant never to destroy the earth again by flood
*: Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, of errand not wholly obvious to their fellows, yet of such sort as to call into query alike the nature of their errand and their own relations.
: ux|en|a flood of complaints
*: There is a tide in the affairs of men, / Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.
: The floor was flooded with beer.
: They flooded the room with sewage.
: The stations switchboard was flooded with listeners making complaints.
*: Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.
*: Man is brow-beaten, leashed, muzzled, masked, and lashed by boards and councils, by leagues and societies, by church and state.
*: The bear muzzles and smells to him.
: I’m in a jam right now. Can you help me out?
*: She was married when we first met
*: Soon to be divorced
*: I helped her out of a jam, I guess
*: But I used a little too much force.
: A traffic jam caused us to miss the games first period.
: a jam of logs in a river
: We came up with some new ideas at the game jam.
: Hes in a jam now, having walked the bases loaded with the cleanup hitter coming to bat.
: Toughie scored four points in that jam.
: I used a whole series of fist and foot jams in that crack.
: Hes got more jam than Waitrose.
: My foot got jammed in a gap between the rocks.
: Her poor little baby toe got jammed in the door.
: I jammed the top knuckle of my ring finger.
: They temporarily stopped the gas tank leak by [[jamming]] a piece of taffy into the hole.
: The rush-hour train was jammed with commuters.
: A single accident can jam the roads for hours.
: Jones was jammed by the pitch.
: When he tripped on the step he jammed his toe.
: Toughie jammed four times in the second period.
: rfquotek|W. C. Russell
*: You young porkers who are sitting in front of me, every one of you will scream your lives out at the block within a year.
: A block of ice.
: A block of stone.
: Anne Boleyn placed her head on the block and awaited her execution.
: Im going for a walk around the block.
: A block of flats.
: The place you are looking for is two long blocks east and one short block north.
: Ill knock your block off.
*: Next morning, Monday, after disposing of the embalmed head to a barber, for a block, I settled my own and comrade’s bill; using, however, my comrade’s money.
*: He wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the next block.
: A block of 100 tickets.
: Theres a block in the pipe that means the water cant get through.
*: What a block art thou!
: The pipe is blocked.
: Youre blocking the road – I cant get through.
: His plan to take over the business was blocked by the boss.
: He blocked the basketball players shot.
: The offensive linemen tried to block the blitz.
: It was very difficult to block this scene convincingly.
: I tried to send you a message, but youve blocked me!
: When the condition expression is false, the thread blocks on the condition variable.
: I blocked the mittens by wetting them and pinning them to a shaped piece of cardboard.
: I pushed the plug back into the electrical socket and the lamp began to glow again.
: Pull the plug out of the tub so it can drain.
: He preferred a plug of tobacco to loose chaw.
: That sorry old plug is ready for the glue factory!
: During the interview, the author put in a plug for his latest novel.
: Pressure built beneath the plug in the caldera, eventually resulting in a catastrophic explosion of pyroclastic shrapnel and ash.
: The fisherman cast the plug into a likely pool, hoping to catch a whopper.
: He attempted to plug the leaks with some caulk.
: The main guest on the show just kept plugging his latest movie: it got so tiresome.
: Keep plugging at the problem until you find a solution.
*: I am awfully glad that you kept your nerve and plugged him; it would have been better if you could have nailed him through the right shoulder, which would not have killed him...
: Id love to plug her.
: ux|en|This cloth is too foul to use as a duster.
: ux|en|His foul hands got dirt all over the kitchen.
: ux|en|The air was so foul nobody could breathe.
: ux|en|A ships bottom is foul when overgrown with barnacles
: ux|en|A well is foul with polluted water.
: ux|en|The rascal spewed forth a series of foul words.
: ux|en|His foul language causes many people to believe he is uneducated.
: ux|en|He has a foul set of friends.
*: Who first seduced them to that foul revolt?
: ux|en|This foul food is making me retch.
: ux|en|There was a foul smell coming from the toilet.
*: Let us, like merchants, show our foulest wares.
: ux|en|Some foul weather is brewing.
*: So foul a sky clears not without a storm.
: ux|en|Foul play is not suspected.
: ux|en|Weve got a foul anchor.
: ux|en|Jones hit foul ball after foul ball.
: to foul the face or hands with mire
: Shes fouled her diaper.
: Hes fouled his reputation.
: The hair has fouled the drain.
: The kelp has fouled the prop.
: Smith fouled him hard.
: Jones fouled the ball off the facing of the upper deck.
: The drain fouled.
: The prop fouled on the kelp.
: Smith fouled within the first minute of the quarter.
: Jones fouled for strike one.
: Jones hit a foul up over the screen.