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haven't
     1. v. have not (negative form of haveArnold M. Zwicky and Geoffrey K. Pullum, , Language 59 (3), 1983, pp. 502-513)
you haven't been spending the last few days in the wrong house by any chance, have you
     have
                Additional archaic forms are second-person singular present tense hast, third-person singular present tense hath, present participle haveing, and second-person singular past tense hadst.
          1. v. To possess, own, hold.
                I have a house and a car.
                Look what I have here — a frog I found on the street!
          2. v. To be related in some way to (with the object identifying the relationship).
                I have two sisters.
                I have a lot of work to do.
          3. v. To partake of a particular substance (especially a food or drink) or action.
                I have breakfast at six o'clock.
                Can I have a look at that?
                I'm going to have some pizza and a beer right now.
          4. v. To be scheduled to attend or participate in.
                What class do you have right now? I have English.
                Fred won't be able to come to the party; he has a meeting that day.
          5. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) (Used in forming the perfect aspect and the past perfect aspect.)
                I have already eaten today.
                I had already eaten.
          6. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a to-infinitive) See have to.
                I have to go.
          7. v. To give birth to.
                The couple always wanted to have children.
                My wife is having the baby right now!
                My mother had me when she was 25.
          8. v. To engage in sexual intercourse with.
                He's always bragging about how many women he's had.
          9. v. To accept as a romantic partner.
                Despite my protestations of love, she would not have me.
          10. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To cause to, by a command, request or invitation.
                They had me feed their dog while they were out of town.
          11. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To cause to be.
                He had him arrested for trespassing.
                The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
          12. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.)
                The hospital had several patients contract pneumonia last week.
                I've had three people today tell me my hair looks nice.
          13. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To depict as being.
                Their stories differed; he said he'd been at work when the incident occurred, but her statement had him at home that entire evening.
          14. v. (Used as interrogative auxiliary verb with a following pronoun to form tag questions. (For further discussion, see "Usage notes" below.))
                We haven't eaten dinner yet, have we?
                Your wife hasn't been reading that nonsense, has she?
                (UK usage) He has some money, hasn't he?
          15. v. (UK, slang) To defeat in a fight; take.
                I could have him!
                I'm gonna have you!
          16. v. (dated) To be able to speak a language.
                I have no German.
          17. v. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of.
                Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
          18. v. To be afflicted with, suffer from.
                He had a cold last week.
          19. v. To experience, go through, undergo.
                We had a hard year last year, with the locust swarms and all that.
                He had surgery on his hip yesterday.
                I'm having the time of my life!
          20. v. To trick, to deceive.
                You had me alright! I never would have thought that was just a joke.
          21. v. (transitive, often with present participle) To allow; to tolerate.
                The child screamed incessantly for his mother to buy him a toy, but she wasn't having any of it.
                I asked my dad if I could go to the concert this Thursday, but he wouldn't have it since it's a school night.
          22. v. (transitive, often used in the negative) To believe, buy, be taken in by.
                I made up an excuse as to why I was out so late, but my wife wasn't having any of it.
          23. v. To host someone; to take in as a guest.
                Thank you for having me!
          24. v. To get a reading, measurement, or result from an instrument or calculation.
                What do you have for problem two?
                I have two contacts on my scope.
          25. v. (transitive, of a jury) To consider a court proceeding that has been completed; to begin deliberations on a case.
                We'll schedule closing arguments for Thursday, and the jury will have the case by that afternoon.
          26. n. A wealthy or privileged person.
          27. n. (uncommon) One who has some (contextually specified) thing.
          28. n. (AU, NZ, informal) A fraud or deception; something misleading.
                They advertise it as a great deal, but I think it's a bit of a have.
     not
          1. adv. Negates the meaning of the modified verb.
                Did you take out the trash? No, I did not.
                Not knowing any better, I went ahead.
          2. adv. To no degree.
                That is not red; it's orange.
          3. conj. And not.
                I wanted a plate of shrimp, not a bucket of chicken.
                He painted the car blue and black, not solid purple.
          4. interj. (slang) Used to indicate that the previous phrase was meant sarcastically or ironically.
                I really like hanging out with my little brother watching Barney... not!
                Sure, you're perfect the way you are... not!
          5. n. Unary logical function NOT, true if input is false, or a gate implementing that negation function.
                You need a not there to conform with the negative logic of the memory chip.
          6. contraction. (obsolete) Contraction of ne wot, wot not; know not; knows not.
You
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, you
     2. pron. (object pronoun) The people spoken, or written to, as an object.
     3. pron. (reflexive pronoun, now US colloquial) (To) yourselves, (to) yourself.
     4. pron. (object pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as an object. (Replacing thee; originally as a mark of respect.)
     5. pron. (subject pronoun) The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing ye.)
           Both of you should get ready now.
           You are all supposed to do as I tell you.
     6. pron. (subject pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Originally as a mark of respect.)
     7. pron. (indefinite personal pronoun) Anyone, one; an unspecified individual or group of individuals (as subject or object).
     8. det. The individual or group spoken or written to.
           Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?
     9. det. Used before epithets for emphasis.
           You idiot!
     10. v. To address (a person) using the pronoun you, rather than thou, especially historically when you was more formal.
heard
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of hear
she heard
footsteps were heard on the stairs
     hear
          1. v. (intransitive) To perceive sounds through the ear.
                I was deaf, and now I can hear.
          2. v. To perceive (a sound, or something producing a sound) with the ear, to recognize (something) in an auditory way.
                I heard a sound from outside the window.
          3. v. To exercise this faculty intentionally; to listen to.
          4. v. To listen favourably to; to grant (a request etc.).
                Eventually the king chose to hear her entreaties.
          5. v. To receive information about; to come to learn of.
          6. v. (with from) To be contacted by.
          7. v. To listen to (a person, case) in a court of law; to try.
                Your case will be heard at the end of the month.
          8. v. (transitive, informal) To sympathize with; to share the feeling or opinion of.
                You're tired of all the ads on TV? I hear ya.
the
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
the door closed
used the ashtray
moot
     1. adj. (current in UK, rare in the US) Subject to discussion (originally at a moot); arguable, debatable, unsolved or impossible to solve.
     2. adj. (North America, chiefly legal) Being an exercise of thought; academic.
           Walter Crane and Lewis F. Day (1903) Moot Points: Friendly Disputes on Art and Industry Between Walter Crane and Lewis F. Day
     3. adj. (North America) Having no practical impact or relevance.
           That point may make for a good discussion, but it is moot.
     4. n. A moot court.
     5. n. A system of arbitration in many areas of Africa in which the primary goal is to settle a dispute and reintegrate adversaries into society rather than assess penalties.
     6. n. (Scouting) A gathering of Rovers, usually in the form of a camp lasting 2 weeks.
     7. n. (paganism) A social gathering of pagans, normally held in a public house.
     8. n. (historical) An assembly (usually for decision making in a locality).
     9. n. (shipbuilding) A ring for gauging wooden pins.
     10. v. To bring up as a subject for debate, to propose.
     11. v. To discuss or debate.
     12. v. (US) To make or declare irrelevant.
     13. v. To argue or plead in a supposed case.
     14. v. (regional, obsolete) To talk or speak.
           'Tis no boot to moot again of it.
     15. v. (Scotland, Northern England) To say, utter, also insinuate.
           He could not moot the words.
     16. n. (Scotland, Northern England) A whisper, or an insinuation, also gossip or rumors.
           Na, I haven't heard a moot of it.
           Haven't you heard the moot, mate? There are going to be layoffs. They are going to shit-can the lot of us.
     17. n. (Scotland, Northern England, rural) Talk.
           No, there's no moot of it on the streets.
           There's some moot of charges, but nothing concrete yet.
     18. n. (Australia) Vagina.
     19. n. (West Country) The stump of a tree; the roots and bottom end of a felled tree.
     20. v. (West Country) To take root and begin to grow.
     21. v. (West Country) To turn up soil or dig up roots, especially an animal with the snout.
mate
     1. n. A fellow, comrade, colleague, partner or someone with whom something is shared, e.g. shipmate, classmate.
     2. n. (especially of a non-human animal) A breeding partner.
     3. n. (colloquial, British, Australia, New Zealand) A friend, usually of the same sex.
           I'm going to the pub with a few mates.
           He's my best mate.
     4. n. (colloquial, British, Australia, New Zealand) a colloquial "sir"; an informal and friendly term of address to a stranger, usually male, of similar age
           Excuse me, mate, have you got the time?
     5. n. (nautical) In naval ranks, a non-commissioned officer or his subordinate (e.g. Boatswain's Mate, Gunner's Mate, Sailmaker's Mate, etc).
     6. n. (nautical) A ship's officer, subordinate to the master on a commercial ship.
     7. n. (nautical) A first mate.
     8. n. A technical assistant in certain trades (e.g. gasfitter's mate, plumber's mate); sometimes an apprentice.
     9. n. The other member of a matched pair of objects.
           I found one of the socks I wanted to wear, but I couldn't find its mate.
     10. n. A suitable companion; a match; an equal.
     11. v. (intransitive) To match, fit together without space between.
           The pieces of the puzzle mate perfectly.
     12. v. (intransitive) To copulate.
     13. v. (intransitive) To pair in order to raise offspring
     14. v. To arrange in matched pairs.
     15. v. To introduce (animals) together for the purpose of breeding.
     16. v. (transitive, of an animal) To copulate with.
     17. v. To marry; to match (a person).
     18. v. To match oneself against; to oppose as equal; to compete with.
     19. v. To fit (objects) together without space between.
     20. v. (transitive, aerospace) To move (a space shuttle orbiter) onto the back of an aircraft that can carry it.
     21. n. (chess) Short for checkmate.
     22. v. (intransitive) To win a game of chess by putting the opponent in checkmate
     23. v. To confuse; to confound.
     24. n. alternative spelling of maté, an aromatic tea-like drink prepared from the holly yerba maté.
     25. n. The abovementioned plant; the leaves and shoots used for the tea
there
     1. adv. (location) In a place or location (stated, implied or otherwise indicated) at some distance from the speaker (compare here).
     2. adv. (figuratively) In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place.
           He did not stop there, but continued his speech.
           They patched up their differences, but matters did not end there.
     3. adv. (location) To or into that place; thither.
     4. adv. (obsolete) Where, there where, in which place.
     5. adv. In existence or in this world; see pronoun section below.
     6. interj. Used to offer encouragement or sympathy.
           There, there. Everything is going to turn out all right.
     7. interj. Used to express victory or completion.
           There! That knot should hold.
     8. n. That place.
     9. n. That status; that position.
           You get it ready; I'll take it from there.
     10. pron. Used as an expletive subject of be in its sense of “exist”, with the semantic, usually indefinite subject being postponed or (occasionally) implied.
           There are two apples on the table. =Two apples are on the table.
           There is no way to do it. =No way to do it exists.
           Is there an answer? =Does an answer exist?
           No, there isn't. =No, one doesn't exist.
     11. pron. Used with other intransitive verbs of existence, in the same sense, or with other intransitive verbs, adding a sense of existence.
           If x is a positive number, then there exists =there is a positive number y less than x.
           There remain several problems with this approach. =Several problems remain with this approach.
           Once upon a time, in a now-forgotten kingdom, there lived a woodsman with his wife. =There was a woodsman, who lived with his wife.
           There arose a great wind out of the east. =There was now a great wind, arising in the east.
     12. pron. Used with other verbs, when raised.
           There seems to be some difficulty with the papers. =It seems that there is some difficulty with the papers.
           I expected there to be a simpler solution. =I expected that there would be a simpler solution.
           There are beginning to be complications. =It's beginning to be the case that there are complications.
     13. pron. (in combination with certain prepositions, no longer productive) That.
           therefor, thereat, thereunder
     14. pron. (colloquial) Used to replace an unknown name, principally in greetings and farewells
           Hi there, young fellow.
     15. contraction. misspelling of they’re
     16. det. misspelling of their
he sat there
is there a cat
are
     1. v. second-person singular present of be
           Mary, where are you going?
     2. v. first-person plural present of be
           We are not coming.
     3. v. second-person plural present of be
           Mary and John, are you listening?
     4. v. third-person plural present of be
           They are here somewhere.
     5. v. (East Yorkshire, Midlands) present of be
     6. n. (dialectal, or obsolete) grace, mercy
           To bid God's are.
           God's are is what children of God seech and seek.
     7. n. (obsolete) honour, dignity
     8. n. (rare) an accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a
here they are
that we are only human
     be
          1. v. (intransitive, now literary) To exist; to have real existence.
          2. v. (with there, or dialectally it, as dummy subject) To exist.
                There is just one woman in town who can help us. (or, dialectally:) It is just one woman in town who can help us.
          3. v. (intransitive) To occupy a place.
                The cup is on the table.
          4. v. (intransitive) To occur, to take place.
                When will the meeting be?
          5. v. (intransitive, in perfect tenses, without predicate) Elliptical form of "be here", "go to and return from" or similar.
                The postman has been today, but my tickets have still not yet come.
                I have been to Spain many times.
                Moscow, huh? I've never been, but it sounds fascinating.
          6. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.
                Knowledge is bliss.
                Hi, I’m Jim.
          7. v. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
                3 times 5 is fifteen.
          8. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.
                François Mitterrand was president of France from 1981 to 1995.
          9. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.
                The sky is blue.
          10. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.
                The sky is a deep blue today.
          11. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.
                The dog was drowned by the boy.
          12. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.
                The woman is walking.
                I shall be writing to you soon.
                We liked to chat while we were eating.
          13. v. (archaic, auxiliary) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for "to go".
          14. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form future tenses, especially the future periphrastic.
                I am to leave tomorrow.
                I would drive you, were I to obtain a car.
          15. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to link a subject to a measurement.
                This building is three hundred years old.
                I am 75 kilograms.
                He’s about 6 feet tall.
          16. v. (transitive, copulative, with a cardinal numeral) Used to state the age of a subject in years.
                I’m 20. (= I am 20 years old.)
          17. v. (with a dummy subject) it Used to indicate the time of day.
                It is almost eight. (= It is almost eight o’clock.)
                It’s 8:30 read eight-thirty in Tokyo.
                What time is it there? It’s night.
          18. v. (With since) Used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.
                It has been three years since my grandmother died. (similar to My grandmother died three years ago, but emphasizes the intervening period)
                It had been six days since his departure, when I received a letter from him.
          19. v. (often, impersonal, with it as a dummy subject) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.
                It is hot in Arizona, but it is not usually humid.
                Why is it so dark in here?
          20. v. (dynamic/lexical "be", especially in progressive tenses, conjugated non-suppletively in the present tense, see usage notes) To exist or behave in a certain way.
                "What do we do?" "We be ourselves.".
                Why is he being nice to me?
going
     1. v. present participle of go
     2. n. A departure.
     3. n. The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.
           The going was very difficult over the ice.
     4. n. progress
           We made good going for a while, but then we came to the price.
     5. n. (figurative) Conditions for advancing in any way.
           Not only were the streets not paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.
     6. n. (obsolete) pregnancy; gestation; childbearing
     7. n. (in the plural) Course of life; behaviour; doings; ways.
     8. adj. Likely to continue; viable.
           He didn't want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn't look like a going concern.
     9. adj. That attends habitually or regularly.
     10. adj. Current, prevailing.
           The going rate for manual snow-shoveling is $25 an hour.
     11. adj. (especially, after a noun phrase with a superlative) Available.
           He has the easiest job going.
if they're going to find any evidence
with the idea of going up there myself
     go
          1. v. To move:
          2. v.          (intransitive) To move through space (especially to or through a place). (May be used of tangible things like people or cars, or intangible things like
                        Why don’t you go with us?   This train goes through Cincinnati on its way to Chicago.   Chris, where are you going? &nbs
          3. v.          (intransitive) To move or travel through time (either literally—in a fictional or hypothetical situation in which time travel is possible—or in one's m
                         Yesterday was the second-wettest day on record; you have to go all the way back to 1896 to find a day when more rain fell.
                         Fans want to see the Twelfth Doctor go to the 51st century to visit River in the library.
          4. v.          (intransitive) To navigate (to a file or folder on a computer, a site on the internet, a memory, etc).
          5. v.          To move (a particular distance, or in a particular fashion).
                        We've only gone twenty miles today.   This car can go circles around that one.
          6. v.          (intransitive) To move or travel in order to do something, or to do something while moving.
                        We went swimming.   Let's go shopping.
          7. v.          (intransitive) To leave; to move away.
                        Please don't go!   I really must be going.   Workmen were coming and going at all hours of the night.
          8. v.          (obsolete, intransitive) To walk; to travel on one's feet.
          9. v. (intransitive, chiefly of a, machine) To work or function (properly); to move or perform (as required).
                The engine just won't go anymore.
          10. v. (intransitive) To start; to begin (an action or process).
                Get ready, get set, go!   On your marks, get set, go!   On your marks, set, go!
                Here goes nothing.   Let's go and hunt.
          11. v. (intransitive) To take a turn, especially in a game.
                It’s your turn; go.
          12. v. (intransitive) To attend.
                I go to school at the schoolhouse.   She went to Yale.   They only go to church on Christmas.
          13. v. To proceed:
          14. v.         (intransitive) To proceed (often in a specified manner, indicating the perceived quality of an event or state).
                        That went well.   "How are things going?" "Not bad, thanks.".
          15. v.          (intransitive, colloquial, with another verb, sometimes linked by and) To proceed (especially to do something foolish).
                        Why'd you have to go and do that?
                        Why'd you have to go do that?
                        He just went and punched the guy.
          16. v. To follow or travel along (a path):
          17. v.          To follow or proceed according to (a course or path).
                        Let's go this way for a while.
                         She was going that way anyway, so she offered to show him where it was.
          18. v.          To travel or pass along.
          19. v. (intransitive) To extend (from one point in time or space to another).
                This property goes all the way to the state line.
          20. v. (intransitive) To lead (to a place); to give access to.
                Does this road go to Fort Smith?
          21. v. (copula) To become. (The adjective that follows usually describes a negative state.)
                You'll go blind.   I went crazy / went mad.   After failing as a criminal, he decided to go straight.
          22. v. To assume the obligation or function of; to be, to serve as.
          23. v. (intransitive) To continuously or habitually be in a state.
                I don't want my children to go hungry.   We went barefoot in the summer.
          24. v. To come to (a certain condition or state).
                they went into debt, she goes to sleep around 10 o'clock, the local shop wants to go digital, and eventually go global
          25. v. (intransitive) To change (from one value to another) in the meaning of wend.
                   The traffic light went straight from green to red.
          26. v. To turn out, to result; to come to (a certain result).
                How did your meeting with Smith go?
          27. v. (intransitive) To tend (toward a result).
                Well, that goes to show you.   These experiences go to make us stronger.
          28. v. To contribute to a (specified) end product or result.
                qualities that go to make a lady / lip-reader / sharpshooter
          29. v. To pass, to be used up:
          30. v.          (intransitive, of time) To elapse, to pass; to slip away. (Compare go by.)
                        The time went slowly.
          31. v.          (intransitive) To end or disappear. (Compare go away.)
                        After three days, my headache finally went.
          32. v.          (intransitive) To be spent or used up.
                        His money went on drink.
          33. v. (intransitive) To die.
          34. v. (intransitive) To be discarded.
                This chair has got to go.
          35. v. (intransitive, cricket) To be lost or out:
          36. v.          (intransitive, cricket, of a wicket) To be lost.
          37. v.          (intransitive, cricket, of a batsman) To be out.
          38. v. To break down or apart:
          39. v.          (intransitive) To collapse or give way, to break apart.
          40. v.          (intransitive) To break down or decay.
                        This meat is starting to go off.   My mind is going.   She's 83; her eyesight is starting to go.
          41. v. (intransitive) To be sold.
                Everything must go.   The car went for five thousand dollars.
          42. v. (intransitive) To be given, especially to be assigned or allotted.
                The property shall go to my wife.   The award went to Steven Spielberg.
          43. v. (transitive, intransitive) To survive or get by; to last or persist for a stated length of time.
                How long can you go without water?   We've gone without your help for a while now.   I've gone ten days now without a cigarette.   Can you two go twenty minutes wi
          44. v. (transitive, sports) To have a certain record.
                They've gone one for three in this series.   The team is going five in a row.
          45. v. To be authoritative, accepted, or valid:
          46. v.          (intransitive) To have (final) authority; to be authoritative.
                        Whatever the boss says goes, do you understand?
          47. v.          (intransitive) To be accepted.
                        Anything goes around here.
          48. v.          (intransitive) To be valid.
          49. v. To say (something), to make a sound:
          50. v.          (transitive, slang) To say (something, aloud or to oneself). (Often used in present tense.)
                        I go, "As if!" And she was all like, "Whatever!".
                        As soon as I did it, I went "that was stupid.".
          51. v.          To make the (specified) sound.
                        Cats go "meow". Motorcycles go "vroom".
          52. v.          (intransitive) To sound; to make a noise.
                        I woke up just before the clock went.
          53. v. To be expressed or composed (a certain way).
                The tune goes like this.   As the story goes, he got the idea for the song while sitting in traffic.
          54. v. (intransitive) To resort (to).
                I'll go to court if I have to.
          55. v. To apply or subject oneself to:
          56. v.          To apply oneself; to undertake; to have as one's goal or intention. (Compare be going to.)
                         I'm going to join a sports team.   I wish you'd go and get a job.   He went to pick it up, but it rolled out of reach.
to
     1. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     2. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           "Did you visit the museum?" "I wanted to, but it was closed.".
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     3. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     4. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     5. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     6. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     7. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     8. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     9. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate a ratio or comparison.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
           I have ten dollars to your four.
     10. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     11. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     12. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     13. prep. Used to describe what something consists of or contains.
           Anyone could do this job; there's nothing to it.
           There's a lot of sense to what he says.
     14. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     15. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     17. adv. misspelling of too
to the sink
she turned to the stove
be
     1. v. (intransitive, now literary) To exist; to have real existence.
     2. v. (with there, or dialectally it, as dummy subject) To exist.
           There is just one woman in town who can help us. (or, dialectally:) It is just one woman in town who can help us.
     3. v. (intransitive) To occupy a place.
           The cup is on the table.
     4. v. (intransitive) To occur, to take place.
           When will the meeting be?
     5. v. (intransitive, in perfect tenses, without predicate) Elliptical form of "be here", "go to and return from" or similar.
           The postman has been today, but my tickets have still not yet come.
           I have been to Spain many times.
           Moscow, huh? I've never been, but it sounds fascinating.
     6. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.
           Knowledge is bliss.
           Hi, I’m Jim.
     7. v. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
           3 times 5 is fifteen.
     8. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.
           François Mitterrand was president of France from 1981 to 1995.
     9. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.
           The sky is blue.
     10. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.
           The sky is a deep blue today.
     11. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.
           The dog was drowned by the boy.
     12. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.
           The woman is walking.
           I shall be writing to you soon.
           We liked to chat while we were eating.
     13. v. (archaic, auxiliary) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for "to go".
     14. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form future tenses, especially the future periphrastic.
           I am to leave tomorrow.
           I would drive you, were I to obtain a car.
     15. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to link a subject to a measurement.
           This building is three hundred years old.
           I am 75 kilograms.
           He’s about 6 feet tall.
     16. v. (transitive, copulative, with a cardinal numeral) Used to state the age of a subject in years.
           I’m 20. (= I am 20 years old.)
     17. v. (with a dummy subject) it Used to indicate the time of day.
           It is almost eight. (= It is almost eight o’clock.)
           It’s 8:30 read eight-thirty in Tokyo.
           What time is it there? It’s night.
     18. v. (With since) Used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.
           It has been three years since my grandmother died. (similar to My grandmother died three years ago, but emphasizes the intervening period)
           It had been six days since his departure, when I received a letter from him.
     19. v. (often, impersonal, with it as a dummy subject) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.
           It is hot in Arizona, but it is not usually humid.
           Why is it so dark in here?
     20. v. (dynamic/lexical "be", especially in progressive tenses, conjugated non-suppletively in the present tense, see usage notes) To exist or behave in a certain way.
           "What do we do?" "We be ourselves.".
           Why is he being nice to me?
to be sure
seemed to be failing him
layoffs
     1. n. plural of layoff
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