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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
but I had no proof
I liked her well enough
     1. adv. wrongly, erroneously
           I mistakenly assumed that the shop was still there.
     2. adv. by accident, by mistake, in error (without intention to do so)
           Today I mistakenly took your packed lunch to work.
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of assume
     2. adj. Used in a manner intended to deceive; pretended; simulated.
     3. adj. Supposed or presumed.
          1. v. to authenticate by means of belief; to surmise; to suppose to be true, especially without proof
                We assume that, as her parents were dentists, she knows quite a bit about dentistry.
          2. v. to take on a position, duty or form
                Mr. Jones will assume the position of a lifeguard until a proper replacement is found.
          3. v. to adopt a feigned quality or manner
          4. v. to receive, adopt
          5. v. to adopt an idea or cause
     1. conj. Introducing a clause which is the subject or object of a verb (such as one involving reported speech), or which is a complement to a previous statement.
           He told me that the book is a good read.
           I believe that it is true. — She is convinced that he is British.
     2. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause expressing a reason or cause: because, in that.
           Be glad that you have enough to eat.
     3. conj. (now uncommon) Introducing a subordinate clause that expresses an aim, purpose or goal ("final"), and usually contains the auxiliaries may, might or should: so, so that.
     4. conj. Introducing — especially, but not exclusively, with an antecedent like so or such — a subordinate clause expressing a result, consequence or effect.
           The noise was so loud that she woke up.
           The problem was sufficiently important that it had to be addressed.
     5. conj. (archaic, or poetic) Introducing a premise or supposition for consideration: seeing as; inasmuch as; given that; as would appear from the fact that.
     6. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause modifying an adverb.
           Was John there? — Not that I saw.
           How often did she visit him? — Twice that I saw.
     7. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a desire or wish.
     8. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a strong emotion such as sadness or surprise.
     9. det. The (thing, person, idea, etc) indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote physically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "this", or if expressing distinction.
           That book is a good read. This one isn't.
           That battle was in 1450.
           That cat of yours is evil.
     10. pron. (demonstrative) The thing, person, idea, quality, event, action or time indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote geographically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "t
           He went home, and after that I never saw him again.
     11. pron. The known (thing); (used to refer to something just said).
           They're getting divorced. What do you think about that?
     12. pron. (demonstrative) The aforementioned quality; used together with a verb and pronoun to emphatically repeat a previous statement.
           The water is so cold! — That it is.
     13. pron. (relative) (plural that) Which, who; (representing a subject, direct object, indirect object, or object of a preposition).
           The CPR course that she took really came in handy.
           The house that he lived in was old and dilapidated.
     14. pron. (colloquial) (Used in place of relative adverbs such as where or when; often omitted.)
           the place that = where or to which I went last year
           the last time that = when I went to Europe
     15. adv. (degree) To a given extent or degree.
           "The ribbon was that thin." "I disagree, I say it was not that thin, it was thicker... or maybe thinner...".
     16. adv. (degree) To a great extent or degree; very, particularly (in negative constructions).
           I'm just not that sick.
           I did the run last year, and it wasn't that difficult.
     17. adv. (obsolete, outside, dialects) To such an extent; so. (in positive constructions).
           Ooh, I was that happy I nearly kissed her.
     18. n. (philosophy) Something being indicated that is there; one of those.
but that
for that matter
     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 or 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 with.
           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
said the county attorney
     1. n. An establishment that sells goods or services to the public; originally only a physical location, but now a virtual establishment as well.
     2. n. A place where things are manufactured or crafted; a workshop.
     3. n. A large garage where vehicle mechanics work.
     4. n. Workplace; office. Used mainly in expressions such as shop talk, closed shop and shop floor.
     5. n. A variety of classes taught in junior or senior high school that teach vocational skill.
     6. n. An establishment where a barber or beautician works.
           a barber shop
     7. n. An act of shopping, especially routine shopping for food and other domestic supplies.
           This is where I do my weekly shop.
     8. n. (figurative) Discussion of business or professional affairs.
     9. v. (intransitive) To visit stores or shops to browse or explore merchandise, especially with the intention of buying such merchandise.
           I went shopping early before the Christmas rush.
           He’s shopping for clothes.
     10. v. To purchase products from (a range or catalogue, etc.).
           Shop our new arrivals.
     11. v. (transitive, slang) To report the criminal activities or whereabouts of someone to an authority.
           He shopped his mates in to the police.
     12. v. (transitive, slang) To imprison.
     13. v. (transitive, internet slang) To photoshop; to digitally edit a picture or photograph.
     14. interj. (dated) Used to attract the services of a shop assistant
     1. v. first-person singular past of be.
     2. v. third-person singular past of be.
was the answer
that was a crime!
          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?
     1. adj. Not moving; calm.
           Still waters run deep.
     2. adj. Not effervescing; not sparkling.
           still water; still wines
     3. adj. Uttering no sound; silent.
     4. adj. (not comparable) Having the same stated quality continuously from a past time
     5. adj. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
     6. adv. Without motion.
           They stood still until the guard was out of sight.
     7. adv. (aspect) Up to a time, as in the preceding time.
           Is it still raining?   It was still raining five minutes ago.
           We've seen most of the sights, but we are still to visit the museum.
     8. adv. (degree) To an even greater degree. Used to modify comparative adjectives or adverbs.
           Tom is tall; Dick is taller; Harry is still taller. ("still" and "taller" can easily swap places here)
     9. adv. (conjunctive) Nevertheless.
           I’m not hungry, but I’ll still manage to find room for dessert.
           Yeah, but still...
     10. adv. (archaic, poetic) Always; invariably; constantly; continuously.
     11. adv. (extensive) Even, yet.
           Some dogs howl, more yelp, still more bark.
     12. n. A period of calm or silence.
           the still of the night
     13. n. (photography) A photograph, as opposed to movie footage.
     14. n. (slang) A resident of the Falkland Islands.
     15. n. A steep hill or ascent.
     16. n. a device for distilling liquids.
     17. n. (catering) a large water boiler used to make tea and coffee.
     18. n. (catering) the area in a restaurant used to make tea and coffee, separate from the main kitchen.
     19. n. A building where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
     20. v. to calm down, to quiet
           to still the raging sea
     21. v. To cause to fall by drops.
     22. v. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
still in that mild
     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. In existence or in this world; see pronoun section below.
     5. interj. Used to offer encouragement or sympathy.
           There, there. Everything is going to turn out all right.
     6. interj. Used to express victory or completion.
           There! That knot should hold.
     7. n. That place.
     8. n. That status; that position.
           You get it ready; I'll take it from there.
     9. 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.
     10. 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.
     11. 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.
     12. pron. (in combination with certain prepositions, no longer productive) That.
           therefor, thereat, thereunder
     13. pron. (colloquial) Used to replace an unknown name, principally in greetings and farewells
           Hi there, young fellow.
     14. contraction. misspelling of they’re
     15. det. misspelling of their
there he was
she stood there
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