English version

toe in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtoetoe1 /təʊ $ toʊ/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 HBHone of the five movable parts at the end of your footfinger 🔊 He stubbed his toe (=hurt it by kicking it against something) on a rock.big toe (=the largest of your toes)2 shoes.jpg DCthe part of a shoe or sock that covers the front part of your foot3 tread on somebody’s toes4 keep somebody on their toes5 make somebody’s toes curl6 touch your toes7 put/dip a toe in the water from head to toe at head1(1), → from top to toe at top1(23)
Examples from the Corpus
toeHe looks under the table and sees a bare toe rubbing the toe of his sneaker.She has a sharp cutting edge and woe betide the Europhile who treads on her toes.Like on horseback, I hold on with the tips of my toes.Invariably our toes are unnaturally cramped into odd-shaped shoes and the feet raised because we choose to teeter around in high heels!Ruth's toes curled under the table.In each directorate-general there is a leader, who keeps his team on their toes..stubbed ... toeInside Polly yelped and stubbed her toe against a chair.Striding away from the house, Carolyn stubbed her toe badly on a brick end and had to sit down to nurse it.As a prominent figure in Rottweiler rescue, she's stubbed her toe on more unfair bullying and downright idiocy than most.Jackie seemed to float upwards and Sam stubbed his toe.