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liftlift2 ●●● S3 W3 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 in a building [countable] British EnglishTD a machine that you can ride in, that moves up and down between the floors in a tall building syn elevator American English πŸ”Š They took the lift down to the bar. πŸ”Š It’s on the 3rd floor. Let’s use the lift.2 in a car [countable]DRIVE if you give someone a lift, you take them somewhere in your car syn ride πŸ”Š Do you want a lift into town? πŸ”Š John gave me a lift home. πŸ”Š He very kindly offered me a lift.3 β†’ give somebody/something a lift4 lifting movementUP [countable] a movement in which something is lifted or raised up πŸ”Š She does sit-ups and leg lifts every morning.5 wind/aircraft [uncountable]TTA the pressure of air that keeps something such as an aircraft up in the air or lifts it higher β†’ chairlift, ski lift
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liftβ€’ Pedro stopped to give me a lift.β€’ I accepted her offer of a lift home.β€’ Never accept lifts from strangers.β€’ Dead lift Squat down with your feet just over shoulder width apart.β€’ Even the fork lifts have computer screens.β€’ Days are not spent zigzagging across the mountain from one lift to the next.β€’ I was on the second lift with Bravo Com-pany.β€’ As it turned out, it was Farragut himself who gave the Union its first substantial lift that summer.β€’ The lift carried on upwards and Juliet followed the other visitors into Hunter Ward.took the liftβ€’ She walked round to the main entrance and took the lift.β€’ A chill suddenly struck her, as they left the Aston Martin and took the lift back up to Guy's penthouse apartment.β€’ I signed in; took the lift with a bored porter to my room, which was twin-bedded, overlooking the park.β€’ Tabitha Jute and Marco Metz took the lift to street level.β€’ Pascoe took the lift back down a floor.gave ... a liftβ€’ They stopped the cab and gave him a lift home, teasing him lightly about the toasts.β€’ But an emergency medical team from Dagestan gave this reporter a lift to the field hospital located just outside the town.β€’ Well, perhaps Warner had seen her waiting for a bus or hitchhiking to the inaugural and generously gave her a lift.β€’ I gave him a lift into Honolulu one night when his car had broken down.β€’ The launch gave us a lift over, to save us waiting for the ferry in the morning, that is all.β€’ Norman gave John a lift home in his Range-Rover.β€’ That still gave him a lift.β€’ Our Verdict: We especially liked the facial saunas, a relaxing treatment that gave a lift to tired skin.