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corner

2 verb
     
Related topics: Motor Vehicles
corner2
1 [transitive] to force a person or animal into a position from which they cannot easily escape:
Once the dog was cornered, he began to growl.
2 [transitive] to go to someone who is trying to avoid you, and make them listen to you:
Later, he cornered Jenny on the stairs and asked her what was wrong.
3

corner the market

BBT to gain control of the whole supply of a particular kind of goods:
They've been trying to corner the market by buying up all the wheat in sight.
4 [intransitive]TTC if a car corners, it goes around a corner or bend in the road

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