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fireplace

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: House
fireplacefire‧place /ˈfaɪəpleɪs $ ˈfaɪr-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  fireplace.jpg DHHa special place in the wall of a room, where you can make a fire
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fireplaceA fire was burning in the ancient fireplace.Then we built our fire in the outdoor fireplace to boil potatoes and heat up red beans for supper.We lean into each other, and then we go home to our little apartment and the fireplace.A single cushion had been hurled across the room and it lay on the edge of the fireplace.The family sat in front of the fireplace until late in the evening.Once you are satisfied that the flue is in a usable condition, you can turn your attention to the fireplace itself.Only then did he stand with his back to the fireplace and look about the room.The system allows a lot more flexibility in the way the fireplace can be placed in the house.Lodging: Resort lodging ranges from motel rooms to three-bedroom cabins with fireplaces and full kitchens.
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