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     1. pron. The speaker or writer, referred to as the grammatical subject, of a sentence.
             (audio, Here I am, sir.ogg, Audio)
     2. pron. (nonstandard, hypercorrection) The speaker or writer, referred to as the grammatical object, of a sentence.
     3. n. (metaphysics) The ego.
     4. n. (US, roadway) Interstate.
     5. n. (grammar) (abbreviation of instrumental case)
     6. pron. nonstandard spelling of I
says I
I asked
     1. adj. Factually right, correct; factual.
           It is a just assessment of the facts.
     2. adj. Rationally right, correct.
     3. adj. Morally right; upright, righteous, equitable; fair.
           It looks like a just solution at first glance.
     4. adj. Proper, adequate.
     5. adv. Only, simply, merely.
           Plant just a few tomatoes, unless you can freeze or dry them.
           He calls it vermilion, but it's just red to me.
     6. adv. (sentence adverb) Used to reduce the force of an imperative; simply.
           Just follow the directions on the box.
     7. adv. (speech act) Used to convey a less serious or formal tone
           I just called to say "hi".
     8. adv. (speech act) Used to show humility.
           Lord, we just want to thank You and praise Your Name.
     9. adv. (degree) absolutely, positively
           It is just splendid!
     10. adv. Moments ago, recently.
           They just left, but you may leave a message at the desk.
     11. adv. By a narrow margin; closely; nearly.
           The fastball just missed my head!
           The piece just might fit.
     12. adv. Exactly, precisely, perfectly.
           He wants everything just right for the big day.
     13. interj. (slang) Expressing dismay or discontent.
     14. n. A joust, tournament.
     15. v. To joust, fight a tournament.
just so
in just that same way
     1. v. To make slightly wet or soiled by spattering or sprinkling a liquid (such as water, mud, or paint) on it; to bedabble.
     2. v. To cause splashing by moving a body part like a bill or limb in soft mud, water, etc., often playfully; to play in shallow water; to paddle.
           The children sat on the dock and dabbled their feet in the water.
     3. v. (intransitive) To participate or have an interest in an activity in a casual or superficial way.
           She’s an actress by trade, but has been known to dabble in poetry.
     4. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To interfere or meddle in; to tamper with.
     5. n. A spattering or sprinkling of a liquid.
     6. n. An act of splashing in soft mud, water, etc.
     7. n. An act of participation in an activity in a casual or superficial way.
     1. v. (ditransitive) To obtain; to acquire.
           I'm going to get a computer tomorrow from the discount store.
           Lance is going to get Mary a ring.
     2. v. To receive.
           I got a computer from my parents for my birthday.
           You need to get permission to leave early.
           He got a severe reprimand for that.
     3. v. (transitive, in a perfect construction, with present-tense meaning) To have. (See usage notes.)
           I've got a concert ticket for you.
     4. v. (copulative) To become.
           I'm getting hungry; how about you?
           Don't get drunk tonight.
     5. v. To cause to become; to bring about.
           That song gets me so depressed every time I hear it.
           I'll get this finished by lunchtime.
           I can't get these boots off upright - (or on'upright,).
     6. v. To fetch, bring, take.
           Can you get my bag from the living-room, please?
           I need to get this to the office.
     7. v. To cause to do.
           Somehow she got him to agree to it.
           I can't get it to work.
     8. v. (intransitive, with various prepositions, such as into, over, or behind; for specific idiomatic senses see individual entries get into, get over, etc.) To adopt, assume, arrive at, or progress towards
           The actors are getting into position.
           When are we going to get to London?
           I'm getting into a muddle.
           We got behind the wall.
     9. v. To cover (a certain distance) while travelling.
           to get a mile
     10. v. To cause to come or go or move.
     11. v. To cause to be in a certain status or position.
     12. v. (intransitive) To begin (doing something).
           We ought to get moving or we'll be late.
           After lunch we got chatting.
     13. v. To take or catch (a scheduled transportation service).
           I normally get the 7:45 train.
           I'll get the 9 a.m. flight to Boston.
     14. v. To respond to (a telephone call, a doorbell, etc).
           Can you get that call, please? I'm busy.
     15. v. (intransitive, followed by infinitive) To be able, permitted (to do something); to have the opportunity (to do something).
           I'm so jealous that you got to see them perform live!
           The finders get to keep 80 percent of the treasure.
     16. v. (transitive, informal) To understand. (compare get it)
           Yeah, I get it, it's just not funny.
           I don't get what you mean by "fun". This place sucks!
           I mentioned that I was feeling sad, so she mailed me a box of chocolates. She gets me.
     17. v. (transitive, informal) To be told; be the recipient of (a question, comparison, opinion, etc.).
           "You look just like Helen Mirren." / "I get that a lot.".
     18. v. (informal) To be. Used to form the passive of verbs.
           He got bitten by a dog.
     19. v. To become ill with or catch (a disease).
           I went on holiday and got malaria.
     20. v. (transitive, informal) To catch out, trick successfully.
           He keeps calling pretending to be my boss—it gets me every time.
     21. v. (transitive, informal) To perplex, stump.
           That question's really got me.
     22. v. To find as an answer.
           What did you get for question four?
     23. v. (transitive, informal) To bring to reckoning; to catch (as a criminal); to effect retribution.
           The cops finally got me.
           I'm gonna get him for that.
     24. v. To hear completely; catch.
           Sorry, I didn't get that. Could you repeat it?
     25. v. To getter.
           I put the getter into the container to get the gases.
     26. v. (now rare) To beget (of a father).
     27. v. (archaic) To learn; to commit to memory; to memorize; sometimes with out.
           to get a lesson;  to get out one's Greek lesson
     28. v. (imperative, informal) Used with a personal pronoun to indicate that someone is being pretentious or grandiose.
           Get her with her new hairdo.
     29. v. (informal, mostly, imperative) Go away; get lost.
     30. v. (euphemism) To kill.
           They’re coming to get you, Barbara.
     31. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To make acquisitions; to gain; to profit.
     32. n. (dated) Offspring.
     33. n. Lineage.
     34. n. (sports) A difficult return or block of a shot.
     35. n. Something gained.
     36. n. (UK, regional) A git.
     37. n. (Judaism) A Jewish writ of divorce.
those towels get dirty awful quick
you mean they didn't get on very well
     1. pron. A certain number, at least one.
           Some enjoy spicy food, others prefer it milder.
     2. pron. An indefinite quantity.
           Can I have some of them?
     3. pron. An indefinite amount, a part.
           please give me some of the cake;  everyone is wrong some of the time
     4. det. A certain proportion of, at least one.
           Some people like camping.
     5. det. An unspecified quantity or number of.
           Would you like some grapes?
     6. det. An unspecified amount of (something un).
           Would you like some water?
           After some persuasion, he finally agreed.
     7. det. A certain, an unspecified or unknown.
           I've just met some guy who said he knew you.
           The sequence S converges to zero for some initial value v.
     8. det. A considerable quantity or number of; approximately.
           He had edited the paper for some years.
     9. det. (informal) A remarkable.
           He is some acrobat!
     10. adv. Of a measurement: approximately, roughly
           I guess he must have weighed some 90 kilos.
           Some 30,000 spectators witnessed the feat.
           Some 4,000 acres of land were flooded.
here's some red
with some friends
     1. n. plural of thought
but she was swept into her own thoughts
as if the distracted thoughts of the woman
          1. n. Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
          2. n. The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.
          3. n. A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
                "Eastern thought".
          4. v. simple past tense and past participle of think
     1. n. (especially southern England) A hill, especially a chalk hill; rolling grassland
           We went for a walk over the downs.
           The North Downs are a ridge of chalk hills in south east England.
     2. n. (usually plural) A field, especially one used for horse racing.
     3. n. (mostly) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep.
     4. n. (American football) Any of the four chances for a team to successfully move the ball for the yards needed to keep possession of the ball.
           first down, second down, etc.
     5. adv. (comparable) From a higher position to a lower one; downwards.
           The cat jumped down from the table.
     6. adv. (comparable) At a lower and/or further along or away place or position along a set path.
           His place is farther down the road.
           The company was well down the path to bankruptcy.
     7. adv. South (as south is at the bottom of typical maps).
           I went down to Miami for a conference.
     8. adv. (Ireland) Away from the city (even if the location is to the North).
           He went down to Cavan.
           down on the farm
           down country
     9. adv. (sport) Towards the opponent's side (in ball-sports).
     10. adv. Into a state of non-operation.
           The computer has been shut down.
           They closed the shop down.
     11. adv. To a subordinate or less prestigious position or rank.
           Smith was sent down to the minors to work on his batting.
           After the incident, Kelly went down to Second Lieutenant.
     12. adv. (anchor, Adv_rail)(rail transport) In the direction leading away from the principal terminus, away from milepost zero.
     13. adv. (sentence substitute, imperative) Get down.
           Down, boy! (such as to direct a dog to stand on four legs from two, or to sit from standing on four legs.)
     14. adv. (academia) Away from Oxford or Cambridge.
           He's gone back down to Newcastle for Christmas.
     15. adv. From a remoter or higher antiquity.
     16. adv. From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence.
     17. adv. From less to greater detail.
     18. adv. (intensifier) Used with verbs to add emphasis to the action of the verb.
           They tamped (down) the asphalt to get a better bond.
     19. adv. Used with verbs to indicate that the action of the verb was carried to some state of completion, rather than being of indefinite duration.
           He boiled the mixture./He boiled down the mixture.
           He sat waiting./He sat down and waited.
     20. prep. From the higher end to the lower of.
           The ball rolled down the hill.
     21. prep. From one end to another of.
           The bus went down the street.
           They walked down the beach holding hands.
     22. adj. (informal) sad, unhappy, Depressed, feeling low.
     23. adj. Sick or ill.
           He is down with the flu.
     24. adj. At a lower level than before.
           The stock market is down.
           Prices are down.
     25. adj. Having a lower score than an opponent.
           They are down by 3-0 with just 5 minutes to play.
           He was down by a bishop and a pawn after 15 moves.
           At 5-1 down, she produced a great comeback to win the set on a tiebreak.
     26. adj. (baseball, colloquial, following the noun modified) Out.
           Two down and one to go in the bottom of the ninth.
     27. adj. (colloquial) With "on", negative about, hostile to
           Ever since Nixon, I've been down on Republicans.
     28. adj. (not comparable, North America, slang) Comfortable with, accepting of.
           He's chill enough; he'd probably be totally down with it.
           Are you down to hang out at the mall, Jamal?
           As long as you're down with helping me pick a phone, Tyrone.
     29. adj. (not comparable) Inoperable; out of order; out of service.
           The system is down.
     30. adj. Finished (of a task); defeated or dealt with (of an opponent or obstacle); elapsed (of time). Often coupled with to go (remaining).
           Two down and three to go. (Two tasks completed and three more still to be done.)
           Ten minutes down and nothing's happened yet.
     31. adj. (not comparable military, police slang) Wounded and unable to move normally; killed.
           We have an officer down outside the suspect's house.
           There are three soldiers down and one walking wounded.
     32. adj. (not comparable military, aviation slang) Mechanically failed, collided, shot down, or otherwise suddenly unable to fly.
           We have a chopper down near the river.
     33. adj. Thoroughly practiced, learned or memorised; mastered. (Compare down pat.)
           It's two weeks until opening night and our lines are still not down yet.
     34. adj. (obsolete) Downright; absolute; positive.
     35. v. To drink or swallow, especially without stopping before the vessel containing the liquid is empty.
           He downed an ale and ordered another.
     36. v. To cause to come down; to knock down or subdue.
           The storm downed several old trees along the highway.
     37. v. (transitive, pocket billiards) To put a ball in a pocket; to pot a ball.
           He downed two balls on the break.
     38. v. (transitive, American football) To bring a play to an end by touching the ball to the ground or while it is on the ground.
           He downed it at the seven-yard line.
     39. v. To write off; to make fun of.
     40. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To go down; to descend.
     41. n. A negative aspect; a downer.
           I love almost everything about my job. The only down is that I can't take Saturdays off.
     42. n. (dated) A grudge (on someone).
     43. n. An act of swallowing an entire drink at once.
     44. n. (American football) A single play, from the time the ball is snapped (the start) to the time the whistle is blown (the end) when the ball is down, or is downed.
           I bet after the third down, the kicker will replace the quarterback on the field.
     45. n. (crosswords) A clue whose solution runs vertically in the grid.
           I haven't solved 12 or 13 across, but I've got most of the downs.
     46. n. A downstairs room of a two-story house.
           She lives in a two-up two-down.
     47. n. Down payment.
     48. n. Soft, fluffy immature feathers which grow on young birds. Used as insulating material in duvets, sleeping bags and jackets.
     49. n. (botany) The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, such as the thistle.
     50. n. The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.
     51. n. That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down.
     52. v. To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
or to sit down
and looking down
     1. adj. In the state of being active, functioning or operating.
     2. adj. Performing according to schedule.
           Are we still on for tonight?
           Is the show still on?
     3. adj. (chiefly UK, informal, usually negative) Acceptable, appropriate.
           You can't do that; it's just not on.
     4. adj. (informal) Destined, normally in the context of a challenge being accepted; involved, doomed.
           "Five bucks says the Cavs win tonight." ―"You're on!".
           Mike just threw coffee onto Paul's lap. It's on now.
     5. adj. (baseball, informal) Having reached a base as a runner and being positioned there, awaiting further action from a subsequent batter.
     6. adj. (euphemistic) Menstruating.
     7. adv. To an operating state.
           turn the television on
     8. adv. Along, forwards (continuing an action).
           drive on, rock on
     9. adv. In continuation, at length.
           and so on.
           He rambled on and on.
     10. adv. (not US) Later.
           Ten years on, nothing had changed in the village.
     11. prep. Positioned at the upper surface of, touching from above.
           on the table;  on the couch
           The parrot was sitting on Jim's shoulder.
     12. prep. At or near; adjacent to.
           Soon we'll pass a statue on the left.
           The fleet is on the American coast.
           Croton-on-Hudson, Rostov-on-Don, Southend-on-Sea
     13. prep. Covering.
           He wore old shoes on his feet.
     14. prep. At the date of.
           Born on the 4th of July.
     15. prep. Some time during the day of.
           I'll see you on Monday.   The bus leaves on Friday.   Can I see you on a different day? On Sunday I'm busy.
     16. prep. Dealing with the subject of, about, or concerning something.
           A book on history.   The World Summit on the Information Society.
     17. prep. Touching; hanging from.
           The fruit ripened on the trees.   The painting hangs on the wall.
     18. prep. (informal) In the possession of.
           I haven't got any money on me.
     19. prep. Because of, or due to.
           To arrest someone on suspicion of bribery.   To contact someone on a hunch.
     20. prep. Upon; at the time of (and often because of).
           On Jack's entry, William got up to leave.
           On the addition of ammonia, a chemical reaction begins.
     21. prep. Paid for by.
           The drinks are on me tonight, boys.   The meal is on the house.   I paid for the airfare and meals for my family, but the hotel room was on the company.
     22. prep. Used to indicate a means or medium.
           I saw it on television.   Can't you see I'm on the phone?
     23. prep. Indicating a means of subsistence.
           They lived on ten dollars a week.   The dog survived three weeks on rainwater.
     24. prep. Away or occupied with (e.g. a scheduled activity).
           He's on his lunch break.   on vacation;  on holiday
     25. prep. Denoting performance or action by contact with the surface, upper part, or outside of anything; hence, by means of; with.
           to play on a violin or piano
           Her words made a lasting impression on my mind.
     26. prep. Regularly taking (a drug).
           You've been on these antidepressants far too long.   He's acting so strangely, I think he must be on something.
     27. prep. Under the influence of (a drug).
           He's acting crazy because he's on crack right now.
     28. prep. (mathematics) Having identical domain and codomain.
           a function on
     29. prep. (mathematics) HavingV^n as domain and V as codomain, for some set V and integer n.
           an operator on
     30. prep. (mathematics) Generated by.
           the free group on four letters
     31. prep. Supported by (the specified part of itself).
           A table can't stand on two legs.   After resting on his elbows, he stood on his toes, then walked on his heels.
     32. prep. At a given time after the start of something; at.
     33. prep. In addition to; besides; indicating multiplication or succession in a series.
           heaps on heaps of food
           mischief on mischief; loss on loss
     34. prep. (obsolete, regional) of
     35. prep. Indicating dependence or reliance; with confidence in.
           I depended on them for assistance.
           He will promise on certain conditions.
           Do you ever bet on horses?
     36. prep. Toward; for; indicating the object of an emotion.
           Have pity or compassion on him.
     37. prep. (obsolete) At the peril of, or for the safety of.
     38. prep. In the service of; connected with; of the number of.
           He is on a newspaper; I am on the committee.
     39. prep. By virtue of; with the pledge of.
           He affirmed or promised on his word, or on his honour.
     40. prep. To the account or detriment of; denoting imprecation or invocation, or coming to, falling, or resting upon.
           On us be all the blame.
           A curse on him!
           Please don't tell on her and get her in trouble.
           He turned on her and has been her enemy ever since.
           He went all honest on me, making me listen to his confession.
     41. v. (transitive, Singapore, Philippines) to switch on
           Can you on the light?
     42. prep. (UK dialectal, Scotland) Without.
     43. n. In the Japanese language, a pronunciation, or reading, of a kanji character that was originally based on the character's pronunciation in Chinese, contrasted with kun.
           Most kanji have two kinds of reading, called "on" and "kun".
'but I was on the inside
though he never tried it on me
     1. n. A sheet material used for writing on or printing on (or as a non-waterproof container), usually made by draining cellulose fibres from a suspension in water.
     2. n. A newspaper or anything used as such (such as a newsletter or listing magazine).
     3. n. Wallpaper.
     4. n. Wrapping paper.
     5. n. (rock paper scissors) An open hand (a handshape resembling a sheet of paper), that beats rock and loses to scissors. It loses to lizard and beats Spock in rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock.
     6. n. A written document, generally shorter than a book (white paper, term paper), in particular one written for the Government.
     7. n. A written document that reports scientific or academic research and is usually subjected to peer review before publication in a scientific journal (as a journal article or the manuscript for one) or i
     8. n. A scholastic essay.
     9. n. (slang) Money.
     10. n. (New Zealand) A university course.
     11. n. A paper packet containing a quantity of items.
           a paper of pins, tacks, opium, etc.
     12. n. A medicinal preparation spread upon paper, intended for external application.
           cantharides paper
     13. n. A substance resembling paper secreted by certain invertebrates as protection for their nests and eggs.
     14. adj. Made of paper.
           paper bag;  paper plane
     15. adj. Insubstantial (from the weakness of common paper)
           paper tiger;  paper gangster
     16. adj. Planned (from plans being drawn up on paper)
           paper rocket;  paper engine
     17. v. To apply paper to.
           to paper the hallway walls
     18. v. To document; to memorialize.
           After they reached an agreement, their staffs papered it up.
     19. v. To fill a theatre or other paid event with complimentary seats.
           As the event has not sold well, we'll need to paper the house.
     20. v. To submit papers to (a law court, etc.).
and beside it was a paper bag
beside each of the guests' plates was a neat paper parcel
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