Know Your Next Word : bridge

11. bridge :

noun & verb :

1. a structure spanning and providing passage over a river, chasm, road or the like

2. a connecting, transitional, or intermediate route or phase between two adjacent elements, activities, conditions or the like

3. to make a bridge or passage over

usage :

  • She burned her bridges when she walked out angrily.

  • showing his bridge line for the fall season

  • The road bridged the river.

  • Working at the hospital was a bridge between medical school and private practice.

  • Cross that bridge when one comes to it.

  • water under the bridge

  • burn one's bridges

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