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hole

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1 a place in a surface allowing passage into or through a thing

  • line up the pegs on section A with the holes in section B and press the two together
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3 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape

  • Bill dug himself into a hole by promising to be in two places at the same time
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kettle of fish

4 a dirty or messy place

  • when people see my room, they often ask, "How can you live in this hole?"
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5 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)

  • found a hole in the chain-link fence big enough to squeeze through
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6 the shelter or resting place of a wild animal

  • watched the snake slither into its hole
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7 an incomplete or deficient area

  • there's a huge hole in your logic
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hole

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to make a hole or series of holes in

  • holed the target with a round of shots
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