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sandwich

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sandwichsand‧wich1 /ˈsænwɪdʒ $ ˈsændwɪtʃ, ˈsænwɪtʃ/ ●●● S2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 sandwich.jpg [countable]DF two pieces of bread with cheese, meat, cooked egg etc between them 🔊 a ham sandwich2 [countable] British EnglishDF a cake consisting of two layers with jam and cream between them 🔊 a raspberry sponge sandwich club sandwich, open sandwich
Examples from the Corpus
sandwichBorder Patrol agent at a sandwich shop on Highway 11, shortly after he dropped the men off.I asked him to bring me a sandwich and a glass of wine, and still went on reading Jane Eyre.Keep in mind that these are all sandwiches, not composed plates with the pastrami here and the chopped liver there.Bette concluded with a gasp and sank her teeth into her sandwich.Loved peanut butter and jam sandwiches.a peanut butter and jelly sandwichTheir first pints washed down the sandwiches.
sandwichsandwich2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BETWEENto put something in a very small space between two other thingsbe sandwiched in between somebody/something 🔊 A layer of transparent material is sandwiched between the pieces of glass. Grammar Sandwich is usually passive.→ See Verb table
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sandwichStill maintaining the shape, sandwich all the pieces of cake together with some of the buttercream and raspberry jam.The 22-square-mile area, sandwiched between Oro Valley and Marana, has the overwhelming support of its residents.A layer of transparent dielectric material is sandwiched between the pieces of glass.I was sandwiched between two big men who joked over my head about how squashed they all were.My sisters and I realized that we are not a sandwiched generation, but a splintered one.I found the file sandwiched in between two others, sealed, of course.Cut each cake into three equal portions horizontally, and sandwich them together again with the buttercream and jam.be sandwiched in between somebody/somethingA layer of transparent dielectric material is sandwiched between the pieces of glass.But then he was sandwiched between the door and the floor level, concrete lip digging into the small of his back.He was sandwiched between Rory and Matthew's younger sister, Karen, who was a nurse.I was sandwiched between two big men who joked over my head about how squashed they all were.It is sandwiched between a row of warehouses and meat-packing factories on a wharf in downtown New Haven.St Aldate's church is sandwiched between a main road and a housing estate.The slats will be sandwiched between the two.
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Verb table
sandwich
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysandwich
he, she, itsandwiches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysandwiched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sandwiched
he, she, ithas sandwiched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sandwiched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sandwich
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sandwiched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sandwiching
he, she, itis sandwiching
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you, we, theyare sandwiching
Past
I, he, she, itwas sandwiching
you, we, theywere sandwiching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sandwiching
he, she, ithas been sandwiching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sandwiching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sandwiching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sandwiching
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