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I built a baseball field in the lower part of our property and I'm always working on that. I got a wheelbarrow, a pick and a shovel, and I started to build a baseball field during writers' strike. We have boys and girls come over and we have clinics in the spring. It's called The Strike because it's named for the writers' strike.
John C. McGinley

Meaning of "wheelbarrow" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WHEELBARROW

wheelbarrow  [ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHEELBARROW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wheelbarrow is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb wheelbarrow in English.

WHAT DOES WHEELBARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow

A wheelbarrow is a small hand-propelled vehicle, usually with just one wheel, designed to be pushed and guided by a single person using two handles to the rear, or by a sail to push the ancient wheelbarrow by wind. The term "wheelbarrow" is made of two words: "wheel" and "barrow." "Barrow" is a derivation of the Old English "bearwe" which was a device used for carrying loads. The wheelbarrow is designed to distribute the weight of its load between the wheel and the operator so enabling the convenient carriage of heavier and bulkier loads than would be possible were the weight carried entirely by the operator. As such it is a second-class lever. Traditional Chinese wheelbarrows, however, had a central wheel supporting the whole load. Use of wheelbarrows is common in the construction industry and in gardening. Typical capacity is approximately 170 litres of material. A two-wheel type is more stable on level ground, while the almost universal one-wheel type has better maneuverability in small spaces, on planks or when tilted ground would throw the load off balance. The use of one wheel also permits greater control of the deposition of the load on emptying.

Definition of wheelbarrow in the English dictionary

The definition of wheelbarrow in the dictionary is a simple vehicle for carrying small loads, typically being an open container supported by a wheel at the front and two legs and two handles behind. Other definition of wheelbarrow is to convey in a wheelbarrow.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WHEELBARROW

PRESENT

Present
I wheelbarrow
you wheelbarrow
he/she/it wheelbarrows
we wheelbarrow
you wheelbarrow
they wheelbarrow
Present continuous
I am wheelbarrowing
you are wheelbarrowing
he/she/it is wheelbarrowing
we are wheelbarrowing
you are wheelbarrowing
they are wheelbarrowing
Present perfect
I have wheelbarrowed
you have wheelbarrowed
he/she/it has wheelbarrowed
we have wheelbarrowed
you have wheelbarrowed
they have wheelbarrowed
Present perfect continuous
I have been wheelbarrowing
you have been wheelbarrowing
he/she/it has been wheelbarrowing
we have been wheelbarrowing
you have been wheelbarrowing
they have been wheelbarrowing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I wheelbarrowed
you wheelbarrowed
he/she/it wheelbarrowed
we wheelbarrowed
you wheelbarrowed
they wheelbarrowed
Past continuous
I was wheelbarrowing
you were wheelbarrowing
he/she/it was wheelbarrowing
we were wheelbarrowing
you were wheelbarrowing
they were wheelbarrowing
Past perfect
I had wheelbarrowed
you had wheelbarrowed
he/she/it had wheelbarrowed
we had wheelbarrowed
you had wheelbarrowed
they had wheelbarrowed
Past perfect continuous
I had been wheelbarrowing
you had been wheelbarrowing
he/she/it had been wheelbarrowing
we had been wheelbarrowing
you had been wheelbarrowing
they had been wheelbarrowing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will wheelbarrow
you will wheelbarrow
he/she/it will wheelbarrow
we will wheelbarrow
you will wheelbarrow
they will wheelbarrow
Future continuous
I will be wheelbarrowing
you will be wheelbarrowing
he/she/it will be wheelbarrowing
we will be wheelbarrowing
you will be wheelbarrowing
they will be wheelbarrowing
Future perfect
I will have wheelbarrowed
you will have wheelbarrowed
he/she/it will have wheelbarrowed
we will have wheelbarrowed
you will have wheelbarrowed
they will have wheelbarrowed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been wheelbarrowing
you will have been wheelbarrowing
he/she/it will have been wheelbarrowing
we will have been wheelbarrowing
you will have been wheelbarrowing
they will have been wheelbarrowing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would wheelbarrow
you would wheelbarrow
he/she/it would wheelbarrow
we would wheelbarrow
you would wheelbarrow
they would wheelbarrow
Conditional continuous
I would be wheelbarrowing
you would be wheelbarrowing
he/she/it would be wheelbarrowing
we would be wheelbarrowing
you would be wheelbarrowing
they would be wheelbarrowing
Conditional perfect
I would have wheelbarrow
you would have wheelbarrow
he/she/it would have wheelbarrow
we would have wheelbarrow
you would have wheelbarrow
they would have wheelbarrow
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been wheelbarrowing
you would have been wheelbarrowing
he/she/it would have been wheelbarrowing
we would have been wheelbarrowing
you would have been wheelbarrowing
they would have been wheelbarrowing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you wheelbarrow
we let´s wheelbarrow
you wheelbarrow
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to wheelbarrow
Past participle
wheelbarrowed
Present Participle
wheelbarrowing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WHEELBARROW


arrow
ˈærəʊ
barro
ˈbærəʊ
barrow
ˈbærəʊ
Caro
ˈkærəʊ
farrow
ˈfærəʊ
handbarrow
ˈhændˌbærəʊ
harrow
ˈhærəʊ
hurlbarrow
ˈhɜːlˌbærəʊ
Jarrow
ˈdʒærəʊ
marrow
ˈmærəʊ
narrow
ˈnærəʊ
restharrow
ˈrɛstˌhærəʊ
sparrow
ˈspærəʊ
straight-arrow
streɪt ˈærəʊ
tarot
ˈtærəʊ
tarrow
ˈtærəʊ
Varro
ˈværəʊ
yarrow
ˈjærəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHEELBARROW

wheel gauge
wheel horse
wheel lock
wheel man
wheel of fortune
wheel trim
wheel window
wheel wobble
wheel-clamp
wheel-less
wheelbase
wheelchair
wheelchair housing
wheelchair Olympics
wheelchair user
wheelchair-bound
wheeled
wheeler
wheeler-dealer
wheeler-dealing

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHEELBARROW

bone marrow
bow and arrow
brake harrow
broad arrow
Cape sparrow
chipping sparrow
cock sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
drag harrow
English sparrow
flight arrow
hedge sparrow
house sparrow
Java sparrow
song sparrow
straight and narrow
straight arrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow
vegetable marrow

Synonyms and antonyms of wheelbarrow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wheelbarrow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHEELBARROW

Find out the translation of wheelbarrow to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wheelbarrow from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wheelbarrow» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

独轮车
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carretilla
570 millions of speakers

English

wheelbarrow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wheelbarrow
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَرَبَةُ يَد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тачка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

carrinho de mão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঠেলাগাড়ি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

brouette
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kereta sorong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schubkarren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手押し車
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

1륜 손수레
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wheelbarrow
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xe cút kít
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வீல்பேரோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लहान ओझी नेण्याची कुरब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

el arabası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

carriola
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

taczka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тачка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

roabă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χειραμάξιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kruiwa
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skottkärra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trillebår
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wheelbarrow

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WHEELBARROW»

The term «wheelbarrow» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.374 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WHEELBARROW» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wheelbarrow

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2 QUOTES WITH «WHEELBARROW»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wheelbarrow.
1
E. T. Bell
I have always hated machinery, and the only machine I ever understood was a wheelbarrow, and that but imperfectly.
2
John C. McGinley
I built a baseball field in the lower part of our property and I'm always working on that. I got a wheelbarrow, a pick and a shovel, and I started to build a baseball field during writers' strike. We have boys and girls come over and we have clinics in the spring. It's called The Strike because it's named for the writers' strike.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHEELBARROW»

Discover the use of wheelbarrow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wheelbarrow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Wheelbarrow Garden
This story is a sequel to 'Look in the Garden'. Both books reflect the non-fiction theme of food and eating. The frequent repetition of familiar, heavy-duty words encourages confident reading.
Annette Smith, 2001
2
Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow Poets Anthology
The book features an unpublished poem by WIlliams and also poets like JOHN BARRALE, CELINE BEAULIEU, SONDRA SINGER BEAULIEU, GEORGE DE GREGORIO, MARK FOGARTY, JIM KLEIN, LOREN KLEINMAN, ZORIDA MOHAMMAD, DEBORAH SCHANTZ, CLAUDIA SEREA and ...
Red Wheelbarrow Poets, Jim Klein, 2008
3
Edible Landscaping in the Desert Southwest: Wheelbarrow to Plate
You can have a totally edible garden in the Desert Southwest (and other similar year-round climates).
Catherine Crowley, 2005
4
One Wobbly Wheelbarrow
See what goes into one wobbly wheelbarrow.
Gwen Pascoe, 1987
5
The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow No. 5
Red Wheelbarrow Poets. Joe Del Priore Joe Del Priore's poems have appeared in magazines and journals since 1982. He is active in the NJ poetry community participating in poetry groups in Jersey City, Montclair, and Rutherford. Ana Doina ...
Red Wheelbarrow Poets, 2012
6
Garden Carpentry - Span, Roof, Greenhouse, Toolshed, ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Various, 2010
7
That red wheelbarrow: selected literary essays
Discusses Dickens, Hardy, Browning, Orwell, Kosinski, O'Connor, Salinger, Agee, Pound, and Williams
Robert Coles, 1988
8
Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany
I heard the story of the wheelbarrow full of inflationary money told so often by older Germans that there must have been a corresponding inflationary rise in the number of these vehicles in Germany around 1923. There were many variations on ...
Bernd Widdig, 2001
9
Wheelbarrow Wilbur
Wilbur is a bouncy and active terrier who loves his family and spends his days playing happily at the beach.
‎2009
10
Reading Erskine Caldwell: New Essays
After its 1923 publication in Spring and All with no title, only the number XXI, William Carlos Williams's short lyric now widely known as “The Red Wheelbarrow ” was reviewed by Marjorie Allen Sei›ert in April ¡924 in Poetry. Although Sei›ert ...
Robert L. McDonald, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHEELBARROW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wheelbarrow is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Owner of William Carlos Williams's Red Wheelbarrow Has Been …
If you skipped English class throughout high school, then you probably never ran across William Carlos Williams's modernist gem "The Red Wheelbarrow," and ... «TheStranger.com, Jul 15»
2
Wheelbarrow boy turns flight attendant
He said in an interview the hardship his family had gone through so he had resorted to being a wheelbarrow boy to fend for himself. "While I was in Suva ... «Fiji Times, Jun 15»
3
Is he for wheel? Astonishing images show traffic warden slapping …
Because they show a parking enforcement officer slapping a ticket on a WHEELBARROW. In the snaps, the jobsworth parking attendant is spotted inspecting the ... «Mirror.co.uk, May 15»
4
Wheelbarrow in road led to fatal car crash
OXFORD, Mass. —The family of a man killed when his car crashed into a wheelbarrow left on a highway is pleading for the person responsible to come forward. «WCVB Boston, May 15»
5
Van thief jailed after throwing wheelbarrow at police
He then opened the back door to detach the trailer before throwing the wheelbarrow as well as a generator, various power tools and clothing into the road. «Kent and Sussex Courier, Apr 15»
6
Cats starve to death trapped beneath wheelbarrow
VANCOUVER, Wash. --Just how long two cats had been trapped under a wheelbarrow at a Vancouver mobile home park isn't clear. But Clark County Animal ... «KOMO News, Feb 15»
7
Man leaves blaze unattended in wheelbarrow in Balga during fire ban
The wheelbarrow bandit's fire comes on the back of the WA government revealing on Thursday, that 34 people had been charged with 45 arson offences in the ... «WA today, Feb 15»
8
Man caught pushing dead girlfriend in wheelbarrow
Johannesburg - A man was arrested after he was found pushing the decomposing remains of his girlfriend in a wheelbarrow in Bloemfontein, Free State police ... «News24, Jan 15»
9
Man strangled pensioner Joan Roddam and then hid body under a …
A man strangled pensioner Joan Roddam after going to her house hoping to have sex with her, a jury has heard. He then hid her body under a wheelbarrow in a ... «Western Morning News, Jan 15»
10
Gallery: Sunninghill Wheelbarrow Race 2015
Hundreds of spectators lined the streets to cheer on superheroes, a nativity scene and a Japanese fighter pilot competing in the Sunninghill Wheelbarrow Race ... «Reading Post, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wheelbarrow [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wheelbarrow>. Jul 2020 ».
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