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n ru The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
The corners of the wire mesh were reinforced with little blobs of solder.
n ru An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part, or the direction in which it lies.
Shining a light in the dark corners of the mind.  I took a trip out to his corner of town.
n ru A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
On weekends, Emily liked to find a quiet corner and curl up with a good book.
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n ru An embarrassing situation; a difficulty.
n ru A sufficient interest in a salable security or commodity to allow the cornering party to influence prices.
In the 1970s, private investors tried to get a corner on the silver market, but were ultimately unsuccessful.
n ru (heading) Relating to the playing field.
n ru A place where people meet for a particular purpose.
Welcome to our English corner.
n ru A point scored in a rubber at whist.
v ru To drive (someone or something) into a corner or other confined space.
The cat had cornered a cricket between the sofa and the television stand.
v ru To trap in a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment.
The reporter cornered the politician by pointing out the hypocrisy of his position on mandatory sentencing, in light of the politician's own actions in court.
v ru To put (someone) in an awkward situation.
v ru To get sufficient command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to manipulate its price.
It's extremely hard to corner the petroleum market because there are so many players.
The buyers attempted to corner the shares of the railroad stock, so as to facilitate their buyout.
v ru To turn a corner or drive around a curve.
As the stock car driver cornered the last turn, he lost control and spun out.
v ru To handle while moving around a corner in a road or otherwise turning.
That BMW corners well, but the suspension is too stiff.
v ru To supply with corners.

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