wheelbarrel vs wheelbarrow : Common Errors in English

About wheelbarrel vs wheelbarrow

One very old meaning of the word “barrow” is an open container for carrying people or goods. The earliest barrows were carried by two people holding handles on either end. Add a wheel to one end and you have a wheelbarrow which can be handled by a single person. The word is also sometimes applied to two-wheeled versions.The word has nothing to do with barrels.

wheelbarrow Meaning(s)

  • (n) a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels
  • (v) transport in a wheelbarrow

wheelbarrow in News

  1. Mountain Home to auction vehicles, supplies, equipment

    If you need a snow blower, six army surplus computer speakers, a wheelbarrow, a turtle, three small red plastic boxes and a 2-year-old Chevrolet four-wheel drive truck, you're in luck because the city of Mountain Home wants to sell you all these items and more in two upcoming auctions.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Baxter Bulletin

  2. Teens put hearts into service

    Mary Kate Guidici took a brief reprieve from the flower bed she was planting Tuesday morning at the Helping Hands of St. Louis Outreach Center in East Toledo. She had just hauled a soil-filled wheelbarrow in 80-degree heat, and with the sun beating down, she reflected on why she paid more than $300 to spend a week away from home and participate in the Catholic HEART Workcamp for a second ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Toledo Blade

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