block in

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block in

(tr, adverb) to sketch in outline, with little detail
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1. Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage:
2. Slang. The uppermost part of the body:
Slang: bean, conk, dome, noggin, noodle, nut.
1. To stop or prevent passage of:
Idiom: be in the way of.
2. To plug up something, as a hole, space, or container:
3. To cut off from sight.Also used with out:
phrasal verb
block in or out
To draw up a preliminary plan or version of:
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w>block in

vt sep
(Art) → andeuten
(= hem in)einkeilen
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