Meaning of HILL in English

HILL

transcription, транскрипция: [ hɪl ]

( hills)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A hill is an area of land that is higher than the land that surrounds it.

We trudged up the hill to the stadium.

...Maple Hill.

N-COUNT ; N-IN-NAMES

2.

If you say that someone is over the hill , you are saying rudely that they are old and no longer fit, attractive, or capable of doing useful work. ( INFORMAL )

He doesn’t take kindly to suggestions that he is over the hill.

PHRASE : usu v-link PHR [ disapproval ]

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