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I
     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
I suppose it is
I have another theory
turned
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of turn
she turned away
then turned away
     turn
          1. v. to make a non-linear physical movement.:
          2. v.          (intransitive) Of a body, person, etc, to move around an axis through itself.
                        the Earth turns;  turn on the spot
          3. v.          To change the direction or orientation of, especially by rotation.
                        Turn the knob clockwise.
          4. v.          (intransitive) to change one's direction of travel.
                        She turned right at the corner.
          5. v.          (intransitive, figuratively) to change the course of.
          6. v.          To shape (something) symmetrically by rotating it against a stationary cutting tool, as on a lathe.
                        She turned the table legs with care and precision.
          7. v.          (by extension) To give form to; to shape or mould; to adapt.
          8. v.          To position (something) by folding it, or using its folds.
                        turn the bed covers;  turn the pages
          9. v.          (transitive, figuratively) To navigate through a book or other printed material.
                        turn to page twenty;  turn through the book
          10. v.          (transitive, cricket) Of a bowler, to make (the ball) move sideways off the pitch when it bounces.
          11. v.          (intransitive, cricket) Of a ball, to move sideways off the pitch when it bounces.
                          
          12. v. (heading, intransitive) To change condition or attitude.
          13. v.          (copulative) To become (begin to be).
                        The leaves turn brown in autumn.   When I asked him for the money, he turned nasty.
          14. v.          To change the color of the leaves in the autumn.
                        The hillside behind our house isn't generally much to look at, but once all the trees turn it's gorgeous.
          15. v.          To change fundamentally; to metamorphose.
                        Midas made everything turn to gold.  He turned into a monster every full moon.
          16. v.         # (intransitive) To sour or spoil; to go bad.
                   #     This milk has turned; it smells awful.
          17. v.         # To make acid or sour; to ferment; to curdle.
                   #     to turn cider or wine
          18. v.          To reach a certain age.
                        Charlie turns six on September 29.
          19. v.          To hinge; to depend.
                        The decision turns on a single fact.
          20. v.          To rebel; to go against something formerly tolerated.
                        The prisoners turned on the warden.
          21. v.          To change personal condition.
          22. v.         # (professional wrestling) To change personalities, such as from being a face (good guy) to heel (bad guy) or vice versa.
          23. v.         # To become giddy; said of the head or brain.
          24. v.         # To sicken; to nauseate.
                   #     The sight turned my stomach.
          25. v.         # To be nauseated; said of the stomach.
          26. v.         #:  
          27. v. (obsolete, reflexive) To change one's course of action; to take a new approach.
          28. v. (transitive, usually with over) To complete.
                They say they can turn the parts in two days.
          29. v. (transitive, soccer) Of a player, to go past an opposition player with the ball in one's control.
          30. v. To undergo the process of turning on a lathe.
                Ivory turns well.
          31. v. (obstetrics) To bring down the feet of a child in the womb, in order to facilitate delivery.
          32. v. (printing, dated) To invert a type of the same thickness, as a temporary substitute for any sort which is exhausted.
          33. v. (archaic) To translate.
                to turn the Iliad
          34. v. (transitive, role-playing games) To magically or divinely attack undead.
          35. n. A change of direction or orientation.
                Give the handle a turn, then pull it.
          36. n. A movement of an object about its own axis in one direction that continues until the object returns to its initial orientation.
          37. n.          (geometry) A unit of plane angle measurement based on this movement.
          38. n. A single loop of a coil.
          39. n. A chance to use (something) shared in sequence with others.
                They took turns playing with the new toy.
          40. n. The time allotted to a person in a rota or schedule.
                I cooked tonight, so it's your turn to do the dishes.
          41. n. One's chance to make a move in a game having two or more players.
          42. n. A figure in music, often denoted ~, consisting of the note above the one indicated, the note itself, the note below the one indicated, and the note itself again.
          43. n. (also turnaround) The time required to complete a project.
                They quote a three-day turn on parts like those.
          44. n. A fit or a period of giddiness.
                I've had a funny turn.
          45. n. A change in temperament or circumstance.
                She took a turn for the worse.
          46. n. (cricket) A sideways movement of the ball when it bounces (caused by rotation in flight).
          47. n. (poker) The fourth communal card in Texas hold 'em.
          48. n. (poker, obsolete) The flop (the first three community cards) in Texas hold 'em.
          49. n. A deed done to another.
                One good turn deserves another.
                I felt that the man was of a vindictive nature, and would do me an evil turn if he found the opportunitynb....
          50. n. (rope) A pass behind or through an object.
          51. n. Character; personality; nature.
          52. n. (soccer) An instance of going past an opposition player with the ball in one's control.
          53. n. (circus, theatre, especially, physical comedy) A short skit, act, or routine.
My
     1. n. megayear
     2. pron. alternative case form of my often used when speaking as God or another important figure who is understood from context.
     3. det. First-person singular possessive determiner. See.
     4. det.          Belonging to me.
                    I can't find my book.
     5. det.          Associated with me.
                    My seat at the restaurant was uncomfortable.
                    Don't you know my name?
                    I recognised him because he had attended my school.
     6. det.          Related to me.
                    My parents won't let me go out tonight.
     7. det.          In the possession of me.
                    I have to take my books back to the library soon.
     8. interj. Used to express surprise, shock or amazement.
           My, what big teeth you have!
research
     1. n. Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
           The research station that houses Wang and his team is outside Lijiang, a city of about 1.2 million people.
     2. n. (dated) A particular instance or piece of research.
     3. v. To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.
     4. v. (intransitive) To make an extensive investigation into.
     5. v. To search again.
into
     1. prep. Going inside (of).
           Mary danced into the house.
     2. prep. Going to a geographic region.
           We left the house and walked into the street.
           The plane flew into the open air.
     3. prep. Against, especially with force or violence.
           The car crashed into the tree;  I wasn't careful, and walked into a wall
     4. prep. Producing, becoming; (indicates transition into another form or substance).
           I carved the piece of driftwood into a sculpture of a whale.   Right before our eyes, Jake turned into a wolf!
     5. prep. After the start of.
           About 20 minutes into the flight, the pilot reported a fire on board.
     6. prep. (colloquial) Interested in or attracted to.
           She's really into Shakespeare right now;  I'm so into you!
     7. prep. (mathematics) Taking distinct arguments to distinct values.
           The exponential function maps the set of real numbers into itself.
     8. prep. (UK, archaic, India, mathematics) Expressing the operation of multiplication.(R:OED Online)
           Five into three is fifteen.
     9. prep. (mathematics) Expressing the operation of division, with the denominator given first. Usually with "goes".
           Three into two won't go.
           24 goes into 48 how many times?
     10. prep. Investigating the subject (of).
           Call for research into pesticides blamed for vanishing bees.
she sank into her chair
into that of the possible
an
     1. art. Form of a used before a vowel sound
     2. art. (now quite rare) Form of a used before 'h' in an unstressed syllable
     3. art. (nonstandard) Form of a used before 'h' in a stressed syllable
     4. conj. (archaic) If
     5. conj. (archaic) So long as.
           An it harm none, do what ye will.
     6. conj. (archaic) As if; as though.
     7. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     8. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
asking for an apron
to an impressive suite
exposition
     1. n. The action of exposing something to something, such as skin to the sunlight.
     2. n. (authorship) The act or process of declaring or describing something through either speech or writing; the portions and aspects of a piece of writing that exist mainly to describe the setting, charact
           This essay has too much exposition in it.
           My reviewer said she couldn't picture the setting for my story, so I'm improving the exposition.
     3. n. (obsolete) The act of expulsion, or being expelled, from a place.
     4. n. An event at which goods, artwork and cultural displays are open for the public to view.
           The first prototype was unveiled at an exposition.
     5. n. (authorship) An essay or speech in which any topic is discussed in detail.
           I turned my research into an exposition on the traditional music of Borneo.
     6. n. (authorship) An opening section in fiction, in which background information about the characters, events or setting is conveyed.
     7. n. (music) The opening section of a fugue; the opening section of a movement in sonata form
     8. n. The action of putting something out to public view; for example in a display or show.
on
     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".
we mustn't take on
and got on the chair
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.
said the detective
and drawn the threads
traditional
     1. adj. Of, relating to, or derived from tradition.
           This dance is one of the traditional customs in the area.
           I think her traditional values are antiquated.
     2. adj. Communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only
           traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
     3. adj. Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
     4. adj. In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
     5. n. A traditional, pos=adj person or thing.
Music
     1. n. (alt-form, music), especially when defined as a school subject.
     2. n. A sound, or the study of such sounds, organized in time.
           I keep listening to this music because it's a masterpiece.
     3. n. (figuratively) Any pleasing or interesting sounds.
     4. n. An art form, created by organizing of pitch, rhythm, and sounds made using musical instruments and sometimes singing.
     5. n. A guide to playing or singing a particular tune; sheet music.
     6. v. To seduce or entice with music.
of
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (now obsolete, or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
     3. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     9. prep.          (obsolete) (Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.)
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     32. prep.          (now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
what did he die of, sir
but she made such a point of it
borneo
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