bar

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noun
1 for drinks/food
ADJECTIVE
licensed (BrE)
crowded
open
lounge, public (BrE), saloon (esp. BrE)
hotel
gay, lesbian, singles
karaoke
beer (AmE), cocktail, wine
breakfast, burger, coffee, juice, salad, sandwich, snack, sushi
local
popular, trendy
favourite/favorite
dive (AmE)

It was supposed to be a restaurant but seemed more like a dive bar.

VERB + BAR
enter, frequent, go to, hang out (informal, esp. AmE), hit (informal), stop at, visit

He often drops into a bar on the way home from work.

Let's hit the bars!

manage, own, run
BAR + NOUN
food, menu, snacks
stool
manager, owner
staff
counter
area
PREPOSITION
in a/the bar

There were not many people in the bar.

at a/the bar

We met at a bar called the Anvil.

2 counter
ADJECTIVE
breakfast
VERB + BAR
be propping up (humorous)
PREPOSITION
at the bar

They were chatting at the bar.

You can usually find him sitting at the bar.

behind the bar

The barmaid stood behind the bar.

I didn't recognize the man who was serving behind the bar.

3 (BrE) in music ⇨ See also ↑measure
VERB + BAR
hum, play, sing

She played a few bars on the piano.

PREPOSITION
in a/the bar

the notes in the first bar

PHRASES
two, four, etc. beats to the bar
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verb
ADVERB
effectively
legally
permanently
PREPOSITION
from

The curfew has effectively barred migrant workers from their jobs.

Bar is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑statute
Bar is used with these nouns as the object: ↑discrimination, ↑door, ↑entry, ↑exit, ↑gate, ↑way

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