Meaning of WOODWORK in English

WOODWORK

transcription, транскрипция: [ wʊdwɜ:(r)k ]

1.

You can refer to the doors and other wooden parts of a house as the woodwork .

I love the living room, with its dark woodwork, oriental rugs, and chunky furniture...

He could see the glimmer of fresh paint on the woodwork.

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2.

Woodwork is the activity or skill of making things out of wood.

I have done woodwork for many years...

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3.

If you say that people are coming out of the woodwork , you are criticizing them for suddenly appearing in public or revealing their opinions when previously they did not make themselves known.

When a song gets to the top, someone will come out of the woodwork and claim to have written it.

PHRASE : V inflects [ disapproval ]

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