dent noun

ADJ. big, great, large | considerable, serious, severe, significant (all figurative) The latest health scare has made a very considerable dent in the sales of beef. | little, slight, small

VERB + DENT leave, make The impact of the stones made little dents in the metal. | have

PREP. ~ in My side of the car had a large dent in it.

dent verb

1 make a dent in sth

ADV. badly The car was quite badly dented on one side. | slightly

2 damage sth

ADV. badly, seriously, severely Being turned down for the job dented his pride quite badly. The appearance of these cheap goods from abroad has severely dented the company's sales. | slightly

VERB + DENT fail to The experience failed to dent her confidence.

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