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kid in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkidkid1 /kΙͺd/ ●●● S1 W2 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable] informalCHILD a child πŸ”Š She’d always loved animals since she was a little kid. πŸ”Š He’s married with three kids. πŸ”Š A neighbor volunteered to keep an eye on the kids (=their children or the children they are responsible for).β–Ί see thesaurus at childRegisterKid is informal. For formal or written styles use child: Research suggests that children from abusive families are likely to repeat violent behaviour.2 [countable] informalYOUNG a young person πŸ”Š college kids3 [countable usually singular] used by adults to address a person who is younger than them πŸ”Š Hey kid, come here.4 β†’ kid’s stuff5 HBATIM a) [countable] a young goat b) [uncountable] very soft leather made from the skin of a young goat πŸ”Š a pair of white kid boots6 β†’ kid gloves
Examples from the Corpus
kidβ€’ I remember the good things about a kid and he showed that tonight.β€’ He was kind to her as a kid.β€’ Don't be so hard on him - he's just a kid.β€’ I tried out for the swim team when I was a kid.β€’ Jamie's a bright kid.β€’ All I ever wanted was to get married and have kids.β€’ But New York has my friends and now it's got my kid.β€’ The older kids were at school and two of the women had taken the younger ones to the park.β€’ Billy is Paul O'Brien's kid, isn't he?β€’ Could you look after the kids this evening?β€’ Who's the kid in the blue jacket over there?β€’ Tell the kids next door to turn down their music.β€’ Most of these kids live in this neighborhood and are surrounded by gangs and drugs.β€’ We have two kids in high school now.β€’ When we were kids, we used to spend practically the whole summer outdoors.β€’ I really enjoy working with kids.β€’ I told Mike today that I feel like a young kid.the kidsβ€’ A folk field, a blues field, and a jump field for the kids.β€’ Instead of saying no, they let the kids have it.β€’ Or maybe the kids will have to work with it first and then show Mom and Dad.β€’ Many of the kids who are out there making music don't necessarily want a record deal.β€’ He could take care of it when one of the kids got in trouble with the police.β€’ Tell the kids to wash their hands and come in here when the programme's ended.β€’ I knew that I wanted the kids to be good thinkers, to use their minds, to like school.β€’ If it doesn't work I know now I can re-establish things with myself and with the kids.