Meaning of SUN in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ sʌn ]

( suns)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


The sun is the ball of fire in the sky that the Earth goes round, and that gives us heat and light.

The sun was now high in the southern sky...

The sun came out, briefly.

...the sun’s rays...

The sun was shining.

N-SING : usu the N


You refer to the light and heat that reach us from the sun as the sun .

Dena took them into the courtyard to sit in the sun...

N-UNCOUNT : usu the N


A sun is any star which has planets going around it.



Everything under the sun means a very great number of things. Anything under the sun means anything at all.

We sat there for hours talking about everything under the sun...

PHRASE : PHR after v


a place in the sun: see place

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