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carpet in Household topic

carpetcarpet2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 DHto cover a floor with carpet 🔊 The building has been carpeted throughout.2 BLAME especially British English informal to talk in an angry way to someone because they have done something wrongbe carpeted for something 🔊 Top officers were carpeted for bullying younger officers.3 literaryCOVER if leaves, flowers etc carpet the ground, they cover it in a thick layerbe carpeted with something 🔊 The whole garden was carpeted with daffodils. Grammar Carpet is usually passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
carpetIt was clean and quiet, carpeted and air-conditioned, and the students were gathered at six round tables.Many well known buildings have been carpeted from these looms.The hall was carpeted in a depressing shade of green.Middlesex have twice had to carpet Ramprakash this season after astonishing flare-ups and another incident went unpunished.Leaving by a window on the stairs, I was able to avoid the mud that carpeted the ground floor.Nowadays you can carpet your whole house and pay nothing for six months.be carpeted with somethingThey were carpeted with a faded red and blue runner held in place with brass stair rods and rings.The floor of the wide valley was carpeted with hummocky grass.Although the outskirts of the forest were carpeted with pine-needles, Kali led me higher and deeper into the trees.In spring, the churchyard is carpeted with snowdrops and primroses.