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prodprod2 noun [countable usually singular] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 PUSH especially British English a quick pushing movement, using your finger or a pointed object syn poke πŸ”Š β€˜Go on, ’ he whispered, giving me a prod in the back.2 REMIND/MAKE somebody REMEMBER British English when you persuade or remind someone to do something πŸ”Š Why don’t you ring the shop and give them a prod?3 TZa pointed instrument used for pushing animals, to make them move πŸ”Š a cattle prod
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prodβ€’ The new law will serve as a prod to make the airline industry increase their safety measures.β€’ a cattle prodβ€’ He stands up and starts threatening Paul with an imaginary cattle prod.β€’ And these, said Perdita, are the cattle prods.β€’ A gentle prod not to be scared was about all that Cosmopolitan could handle.β€’ He gave the dog a quick prod with his foot.β€’ Jerry gave me a sharp prod in the back.β€’ As such it was prod and key to personal achievement and productivity.cattle prodβ€’ I, on the other hand, had backache and climbed it as though a cattle prod were taped to my spine.β€’ She was stripped naked and beaten with a cattle prod before being thrown into a cell full of excrement.β€’ A cattle prod, that would be the thing.β€’ He stands up and starts threatening Paul with an imaginary cattle prod.β€’ And these, said Perdita, are the cattle prods.