Meaning of SAMPLE in English
(~s, sampling, ~d)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A ~ of a substance or product is a small quantity of it that shows you what it is like.
You’ll receive ~s of paint, curtains and upholstery...
We’re giving away 2000 free ~s...
They asked me to do some ~ drawings.
A ~ of a substance is a small amount of it that is examined and analysed scientifically.
They took ~s of my blood.
A ~ of people or things is a number of them chosen out of a larger group and then used in tests or used to provide information about the whole group.
We based our analysis on a random ~ of more than 200 males.
If you ~ food or drink, you taste a small amount of it in order to find out if you like it.
We ~d a selection of different bottled waters.
VERB: V n
If you ~ a place or situation, you experience it for a short time in order to find out about it.
...the chance to ~ a different way of life.
VERB: V n
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012