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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsandpitsand‧pit /ˈsændˌpɪt/ noun [countable] British English  DGOa box or special area filled with sand for children to play in syn sandbox American English
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sandpitAlways cover a sandpit or the local cats will use it as a toilet.Because she had no garden, she improvised a sandpit for the children to play in.He forces all the others to live in a sandpit of their own digging.A child's garden can be so much more than just a sandpit.Don't forget ... If you leave a sandpit or pool out for a while, the grass underneath will die.It looked like a sandpit with some colored dirt mixed in.Her eyesight was vague and muzzy, her mouth felt like the bottom of a sandpit.
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