pad out - definition

Create account
Where to search:
Thesaurus


Dictionaries » Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary 4th edition » P »

pad out - definition



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
(Non-alphabetical character)


pad out


If you pad out a piece of writing or a speech with unnecessary words or pieces of information, you include them in it to make it longer and hide the fact that you have not got very much to say.
The reviewer padded out his review with a lengthy biography of the author...
PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron) with n, also V n P, V n P with n



Permanent link to this page: http://www.diclib.com/cgi-bin/d1.cgi?l=en&base=collinscobuild&page=showid&id=24516


Learn foreign languages chatting with us!

  • Luxy, 20
    Dominican Republic, Moca
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Luxy
  • ivmvratza, 54
    Europe, Malaga
    Native language: Bulgarian
    Foreign language: English
    ivmvratza
  • kiamabab, 26
    Senegal, Dakar
    Native language: English
    Foreign language: French
    kiamabab
  • Jose Manuel, 47
    El Salvador, San Salvador
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Trabajo en mantener infraestructuras en centro de computo y también me gusta y tengo un taller de reparación de vehículos. Me relación con muchos términos técnicos en ambos ambientes y necesito aprender el idioma ingles lo mas pronto posible.
    Jose Manue...
  • MIrolim yuldashev, 17
    Russian Federation, Novosibirsk
    Native language: English, Italian
    Foreign language: Russian, Spanish
    MIrolim yu...
  • esperanza dougan tomos, 33
    Equatorial Guinea, Malabo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    i m from Ecuatirial- Guinean, 32 years old, working in a construction company and i wish to learn mor inglis for a good perfection.
    esperanza ...
  • DanielaTorres, 17
    Colombia, Pasto
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    DanielaTor...
  • yesenia perez wlloa, 34
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    yesenia pe...
  • porky, 36
    Peru, Lima
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Russian
    porky
  • rocio viveros, 24
    Chile, San Pedro De La Paz
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English, German, Italian
    rocio vive...
  • alejandro cardenas , 16
    Colombia, Colombia
    Native language: English
    Foreign language: German
    alejandro ...
  • ingrid, 18
    Mexico, Monterrey
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    ingrid
  • Kristina, 21
    Azerbaijan, Baku
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: Spanish, German
    Hola a todos! soy estudiante, y quiero mejorar mi espanol)
    Kristina
  • Jonathan Cevallos, 20
    Ecuador, Jipijapa
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    soy un chico respetuoso, amigable, muy sociable con las demás personas, aunque a veces soy de carácter fuerte aunque no es de que preocuparse, porque eso lo controlo fácilmente y me gusta conocer gente nueva.
    Jonathan C...
  • MERY, 24
    El Salvador, San Salvador
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: French
    MERY
  • alexander, 21
    Guatemala, San Pedro Carcha
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Portuguese
    alexander
  • GUILLERMO, 31
    Guatemala, Zacapa
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Italian, Japanese, English, Portuguese
    GUILLERMO
  • perlaylanzo, 18
    United States, Wyandanch
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    perlaylanz...
  • lissette reynoso, 24
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    lissette r...
  • andreina urbina, 17
    Venezuela, Caracas
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    andreina u...