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it
     1. pron. The third-person singular personal pronoun that is normally used to refer to an inanimate object or abstract entity, also often used to refer to animals.
           Put it over there.
           Take each day as it comes.
           I heard the sound of the school bus - it was early today.
     2. pron. A third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to a child, especially of unknown gender.
           She took the baby and held it in her arms.
     3. pron. Used to refer to someone being identified, often on the phone, but not limited to this situation.
           It's me. John.
           Is it her?
     4. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent as the subject of an impersonal verb or statement. (known as the dummy pronoun or weather it)
           It is nearly 10 o’clock.
           It’s 10:45 read ten-forty-five.
           It’s very cold today.
           It’s lonely without you.
     5. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent in various short idioms.
           stick it out
           live it up
           rough it
     6. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used as a placeholder for a delayed subject, or less commonly, object; known as the dummy pronoun or, more formally in linguistics, a syntactic expletive. The delayed subject i
           It is easy to see how she would think that. (with the infinitive clause headed by to see)
           I find it odd that you would say that. (with the noun clause introduced by that)
           It is hard seeing you so sick. (with the gerund seeing)
           He saw to it that everyone would vote for him. (with the noun clause introduced by that)
           It is not clear if the report was true. (with the noun clause introduced by if)
     7. pron. All or the end; something after which there is no more.
           Are there more students in this class, or is this it?
           That's it—I'm not going to any more candy stores with you.
     8. pron. (chiefly pejorative, offensive) A third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to an animate referent who is transgender or is neither female nor male.
     9. pron. (obsolete) (Followed by an omitted and understood relative pronoun): That which; what.
     10. det. (obsolete) its
     11. n. One who is neither a he nor a she; a creature; a dehumanized being.
     12. n. The person who chases and tries to catch the other players in the playground game of tag.
           In the next game, Adam and Tom will be it…
     13. n. (British) The game of tag.
           Let's play it at breaktime.
     14. n. Sex appeal, especially that which goes beyond beauty.
     15. n. (euphemism) Sexual activity.
           caught them doing it
     16. adj. (colloquial) Most fashionable.
and then she did it
yes, it would, wouldn't it
Is
     1. n. plural of I
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of be
           He is a doctor. He retired some time ago.
           Should he do the task, it is vital that you follow him.
     3. n. plural of i
           remember to dot your is
     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?
here
     1. adv. (location) In, on, or at this place.
     2. adv. (location) To this place; used in place of the more dated hither.
           Please come here.
     3. adv. (abstract) In this context.
           Derivatives can refer to anything that is derived from something else, but here they refer specifically to functions that give the slope of the tangent line to a curve.
     4. adv. At this point in the argument or narration.
           Here endeth the lesson.
     5. n. (abstract) This place; this location.
           An Alzheimer patient's here may in his mind be anywhere he called home in the time he presently re-lives.
     6. adj. Filler after a noun or demonstrative pronoun, solely for emphasis.
           John here is a rascal.
     7. adj. Filler after a demonstrative pronoun but before the noun it modifies, solely for emphasis.
           This here orange is too sour.
     8. interj. (slang) (non-gloss, Used semi-assertively to offer something to the listener.)
           Here, now I'm giving it to you.
     9. interj. (UK, slang) Used for emphasis at the beginning of a sentence when expressing an opinion or want.
           Here, I'm tired and I want a drink.
here I am
here they are
that
     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.
that
but that
we
     1. pron. (personal) The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person (not the person being addressed). (This is the exclusive we.)
     2. pron. (personal) The speaker(s)/writer(s) and the person(s) being addressed. (This is the inclusive we.)
     3. pron. (personal) The speaker/writer alone. (This use of we is the editorial we, used by writers and others, including royalty—the royal we—as a less personal substitute for I. The reflexive case of this sen
     4. pron. (personal) The plural form of you, including everyone being addressed.
           How are we all tonight?
     5. pron. (personal, generally considered patronising) A second- or third-person pronoun for a person in the speaker's care.
           How are we feeling this morning?
     6. det. The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person.
           We Canadians like to think of ourselves as different.
we think
and we live far apart
discover
     1. v. To find or learn something for the first time.
           Turning the corner, I discovered a lovely little shop. I discovered that they sold widgets.
     2. v. (transitive, obsolete) To remove the cover from; to uncover (a head, building etc.).
     3. v. (transitive, now rare) To expose, uncover.
           The gust of wind discovered a bone in the sand.
     4. v. (transitive, chess) To create by moving a piece out of another piece's line of attack.
           This move discovers an attack on a vital pawn.
     5. v. (transitive, archaic) To reveal (information); to divulge, make known.
           I discovered my plans to the rest of the team.
     6. v. (transitive, obsolete) To reconnoitre, explore (an area).
     7. v. (obsolete) To manifest without design; to show; to exhibit.
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.
has the bird flown
married to the law!
next
     1. adj. nearest, Nearest in place or position, having nothing similar intervening; adjoining.
     2. adj. Nearest in order, succession, or rank; immediately preceding or following in order.
           the next chapter; the next man I see; the next week; the Sunday next before Easter
     3. adj. (figuratively) Following in a hypothetical sequence of some kind.
     4. det. The one immediately following the current or most recent one
           Next week would be a good time to meet.
           I'll know better next time.
     5. det. Closest to seven days (one week) in the future.
           The party is next Tuesday; that is, not this Tuesday, but nine days from now.
     6. adv. In a time, place or sequence closest or following.
           They live in the next closest house.
           It's the next best thing to ice cream.
           Next, we stripped off the old paint.
     7. adv. On the first subsequent occasion
           Financial panic, earthquakes, oil spills, riots. What comes next?
           When we next meet, you'll be married.
     8. prep. On the side of; next to.
     9. n. The one that follows after this one.
           Next, please, don't hold up the queue!
the next moment
but next moment she moved
small
     1. adj. Not large or big; insignificant; few in number.
           A small serving of ice cream.
           A small group.
           He made us all feel small.
     2. adj. (figuratively) Young, as a child.
           Remember when the children were small?
     3. adj. (writing, incomparable) Minuscule or lowercase, referring to written letters.
     4. adj. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; paltry; mean.
     5. adj. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short.
           a small space of time
     6. adj. topics, en, Size
     7. adv. In a small fashion.
     8. adv. In or into small pieces.
     9. adv. (obsolete) To a small extent.
     10. n. (rare) Any part of something that is smaller or slimmer than the rest, now usually with anatomical reference to the back.
     11. v. (obsolete, transitive) To make little or less.
     12. v. (intransitive) To become small; to dwindle.
it was small
she was small
calamity
     1. n. An event resulting in great loss.
     2. n. The distress that results from some disaster.
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