The museum is just six blocks away.
My friend and I live on the same block.
I took a walk around the block.
The queue for tickets snaked all the way around the block.
He went for a walk around the block, to get some air.
She drove the car round the block to charge up its batteries.
a block of wood/ice
a block of tickets/seats/shares
Corporate hospitality firms make block bookings at big sporting events.
A fallen tree is blocking the road.
As she left the court, an angry crowd tried to block her way.
In theory the British government could use its veto to block this proposal.
The road is open now, but it is often blocked by snow in the winter.
From the smell it was evident that the drains had been blocked for several days.