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someone
     1. pron. Some person.
           Can someone help me, please?
     2. n. A partially specified but unnamed person.
           Do you need a gift for that special someone?
     3. n. an important person
           He thinks he has become someone.
Who
     1. pron. (honoraltcaps, who)
     2. pron. (interrogative) What person or people; which person or people; (asks for the identity of someone). (used in a direct or indirect question)
           Who is that? (direct question)
           I don't know who it is. (indirect question)
     3. pron. (interrogative) What is one's position; (asks whether someone deserves to say or do something).
           I don't like what you did, but who am I to criticize you? I've done worse.
     4. pron. (relative) The person or people that.
           It was a nice man who helped us.
     5. pron. (relative, archaic) Whoever, he who, they who.
     6. n. A person under discussion; a question of which person.
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 (m, en, there), or dialectally m, en, it), as glossary, dummy pronoun, 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 (glossary, dummy pronoun, dummy subject) m, en, 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 (m, en, 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 (m, en, it) as a glossary, dummy pronoun, 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?
          21. v. (AAVE, Caribbean, auxiliary, not conjugated) To tend to do, often do; marks the habitual aspect.
at
     1. prep. In, near, or in the general vicinity of a particular place.
           Caesar was at Rome;  at the corner of Fourth Street and Vine;  at Jim’s house
     2. prep. (indicating time) (Indicating occurrence in an instant of time or a period of time relatively short in context or from the speaker's perspective.)
           at six o’clock;  at closing time;  at night.
     3. prep. In the direction of (often in an unfocused or uncaring manner).
           He threw the ball at me.  He shouted at her.
     4. prep. (Denotes a price.)
           3 apples at 2¢ (each)   The offer was at $30,000 before negotiations.
     5. prep. Occupied in (activity).
           men at work
     6. prep. In a state of.
           She is at sixes and sevens with him.  nowrap - They are at loggerheads over how best to tackle the fiscal cliff.  nowrap, The city was at the mercy of the occupying forces.
     7. prep. Indicates a position on a scale or in a series.
           Sell at 90.  nowrap - Tiger finished the round at tenth, seven strokes behind the leaders.  nowrap, I'm offering it—just to select customers—at cost.
     8. prep. Because of.
           to laugh at a joke   mad at their comments
     9. prep. (Indicates a means, method, or manner.)
     10. prep. Holding a given speed or rate.
           It is growing at the rate of 3% a year.  nowrap - Cruising along at fifty miles per hour.
     11. prep. (used for skills (including in activities) or areas of knowledge) On the subject of; regarding.
           The twins were both bad at chemistry.
           He slipped at marksmanship over his extended vacation.
     12. prep. (Ireland, stressed pronunciation) Bothering, irritating, causing discomfort to
     13. n. The at sign (@).
     14. n. (alt form, att) (Laos currency unit)
look at it!
except at night
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 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.
on the other hand
the doctor answered
age
     1. n. The whole duration of a being, whether animal, plant, or other kind, being alive.
     2. n. The number of full years, months, days, hours, etc., that someone, or something, has been alive.
     3. n. One of the stages of life.
           the age of infancy
     4. n. The time of life at which some particular power or capacity is understood to become vested.
           the age of consent; the age of discretion
     5. n. A particular period of time in history, as distinguished from others.
           the golden age; the age of Pericles
     6. n. A great period in the history of the Earth.
           the Bronze Age was followed by the Iron Age; the Tithonian Age was the last in the Late Jurassic epoch
     7. n. A period of one hundred years; a century.
     8. n. The people who live during a particular period.
     9. n. A generation.
           There are three ages living in her house.
     10. n. (hyperbole) A long time.
           It’s been an age since we last saw you.
     11. n. (geology) A unit of geologic time subdividing an epoch into smaller parts.
     12. n. (poker) The right of the player to the left of the dealer to pass the first round in betting, and then to come in last or stay out; also, the player holding this position; the eldest hand.
     13. n. That part of the duration of a being or a thing which is between its beginning and any given time; specifically the size of that part.
           What is the present age of a man, or of the earth?
     14. n. Mature age; especially, the time of life at which one attains full personal rights and capacities.
           to come of age; she is now of age
     15. n. An advanced period of life; the latter part of life; the state of being old; eld, seniority.
           Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age, sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
     16. v. To cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to.
           Grief ages us.
     17. v. (transitive, figuratively) To postpone an action that would extinguish something, as a debt.
           Money's a little tight right now, let's age our bills for a week or so.
     18. v. (transitive, accounting) To categorize by age.
           One his first assignments was to age the accounts receivable.
     19. v. (intransitive) To grow aged; to become old; to show marks of age.
           He grew fat as he aged.
you must not think of me simply as a tired old woman whom age has completely defeated
at
     1. prep. In, near, or in the general vicinity of a particular place.
           Caesar was at Rome;  at the corner of Fourth Street and Vine;  at Jim’s house
     2. prep. (indicating time) (Indicating occurrence in an instant of time or a period of time relatively short in context or from the speaker's perspective.)
           at six o’clock;  at closing time;  at night.
     3. prep. In the direction of (often in an unfocused or uncaring manner).
           He threw the ball at me.  He shouted at her.
     4. prep. (Denotes a price.)
           3 apples at 2¢ (each)   The offer was at $30,000 before negotiations.
     5. prep. Occupied in (activity).
           men at work
     6. prep. In a state of.
           She is at sixes and sevens with him.  nowrap - They are at loggerheads over how best to tackle the fiscal cliff.  nowrap, The city was at the mercy of the occupying forces.
     7. prep. Indicates a position on a scale or in a series.
           Sell at 90.  nowrap - Tiger finished the round at tenth, seven strokes behind the leaders.  nowrap, I'm offering it—just to select customers—at cost.
     8. prep. Because of.
           to laugh at a joke   mad at their comments
     9. prep. (Indicates a means, method, or manner.)
     10. prep. Holding a given speed or rate.
           It is growing at the rate of 3% a year.  nowrap - Cruising along at fifty miles per hour.
     11. prep. (used for skills (including in activities) or areas of knowledge) On the subject of; regarding.
           The twins were both bad at chemistry.
           He slipped at marksmanship over his extended vacation.
     12. prep. (Ireland, stressed pronunciation) Bothering, irritating, causing discomfort to
     13. n. The at sign (@).
     14. n. (alt form, att) (Laos currency unit)
except at night
looking down at him
which
     1. det. (interrogative) What, of those mentioned or implied.
           Which song made the charts?
     2. det. (relative) The one or ones that.
           Show me which one is bigger.
           They couldn't decide which song to play.
     3. det. (relative) The one or ones mentioned.
           He once owned a painting of the house, which painting would later be stolen.
           For several seconds he sat in silence, during which time the tea and sandwiches arrived.
           I'm thinking of getting a new car, in which case I'd get a red one.
     4. pron. (interrogative) What one or ones (of those mentioned or implied).
           Which is bigger?;  Which is which?
     5. pron. (relative) Who; whom; what (of those mentioned or implied).
           He walked by a door with a sign, which read: PRIVATE OFFICE.
           We've met some problems which are very difficult to handle.
           He had to leave, which was very difficult.
           No art can be properly understood apart from the culture of which it is a part.
     6. pron. (relative, archaic) Used of people (now generally (m, en, who), m, en, whom or m, en, that).
     7. n. An occurrence of the word which.
which is significant
which was tormenting her
one
     1. num. (cardinal) The number represented by the Arabic numeral 1; the numerical value equal to that cardinal number.
           In some religions, there is only one god.
           In many cultures, a baby turns one year old a year after its birth.
           One person, one vote.
     2. num. (number theory) The first positive number in the set of natural numbers.
     3. num. (set theory) The cardinality of the smallest nonempty set.
     4. num. (mathematics) The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first or number one.
     5. pron. (impersonal pronoun, indefinite) One thing (among a group of others); one member of a group.
           The big one looks good.  I want the green one.  nowrap - A good driver is one who drives carefully.
     6. pron. (impersonal pronoun, sometimes with "the") The first mentioned of two things or people, as opposed to the other.
           She offered him an apple and an orange; he took one and left the other.
     7. pron. (indefinite personal pronoun) Any person (applying to people in general).
           One’s guilt may trouble one, but it is best not to let oneself be troubled by things which cannot nowrap - be changed.  nowrap, One shouldn’t be too quick to judge.
     8. pron. (pronoun) Any person, entity or thing.
           "driver", noun: one who drives.
     9. n. The digit or figure 1.
     10. n. (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a ring.
     11. n. (US) A one-dollar bill.
     12. n. (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
     13. n. A joke or amusing anecdote.
     14. n. (colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.
     15. n. (Internet slang) Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, parodying unskilled typists who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points, thus typing "1".
           A: SUM1 Hl3p ME im alwyz L0ziN!!?!
             Someone help me; I'm always losing!
           B: y d0nt u just g0 away l0zer!!1!!one!!one!!eleven!!1!
             Why don't you just go away loser!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     16. adj. Of a period of time, being particular.
           One day the prince set forth to kill the dragon that had brought terror to his father’s kingdom for centuries.
     17. adj. Being a single, unspecified thing; a; any.
           My aunt used to say, "One day is just like the other.".
     18. adj. Sole, only.
           He is the one man who can help you.
     19. adj. Whole, entire.
           Body and soul are not separate; they are one.
     20. adj. In agreement.
           We are one on the importance of learning.
     21. adj. The same.
           The two types look very different, but are one species.
     22. adj. Being a preeminent example.
           He is one hell of a guy.
     23. adj. Being an unknown person with the specified name; see also "a certain".
           The town records from 1843 showed the overnight incarceration of one “A. Lincoln”.
     24. v. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite.
and the one woman
for one brief moment
typically
     1. adv. In a typical or common manner.
     2. adv. In an expected or customary manner.
receives
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of receive
     receive
          1. v. To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, etc.; to accept; to be given something.
                She received many presents for her birthday.
          2. v. To take possession of.
          3. v. To act as a host for guests; to give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's house, presence, company, etc.
                to receive a lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.
          4. v. To incur (an injury).
                I received a bloody nose from the collision.
          5. v. To allow (a custom, tradition, etc.); to give credence or acceptance to.
          6. v. (telecommunications) To detect a signal from a transmitter.
          7. v. (sports) To be in a position to take possession, or hit back the ball.
          8. v. (tennis, badminton, squash) To be in a position to hit back a service.
          9. v. (American football) To be in a position to catch a forward pass.
          10. v. (transitive, intransitive) To accept into the mind; to understand.
          11. n. (telecommunications) An operation in which data is received.
a
     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     3. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     4. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     5. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     6. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     7. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     8. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     9. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     10. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     11. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     13. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     14. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     17. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     18. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     19. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     20. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     21. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     22. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     23. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
it was like a vision
I've got a job for you
pension
     1. n. An annuity paid regularly as benefit due to a retired employee, serviceman etc. in consideration of past services, originally and chiefly by a government but also by various private pension schemes.
           Many old people depend on their pension to pay the bills.
     2. n. A boarding house or small hotel, especially in continental Europe, which typically offers lodging and certain meals and services.
           A pension had somewhat less to offer than a hotel; it was always smaller, and never elegant; it sometimes offered breakfast, and sometimes not (John Irving).
     3. n. (obsolete) A wage or fee.
     4. n. (obsolete) A charge or expense of some kind; a tax.
     5. n. A sum paid to a clergyman in place of tithes.
     6. n. (now historical) A regular allowance paid to support a royal favourite, or as patronage of an artist or scholar.
     7. n. (obsolete) A boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
     8. v.
     9. v. To grant a pension to.
     10. v. To force (someone) to retire on a pension.
an
     1. art. Form of a used before a vowel sound
     2. art. (now quite, _, rare) Form of a used before IPAchar, /h/ in an unstressed syllable
     3. art. (nonstandard) Form of a used before IPAchar, /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
elderly
     1. adj. old; having lived for relatively many years
     2. adj. Of an object, being old-fashioned or frail due to aging
     3. n. an elderly person
     4. n. (the elderly) older people as a whole
person
     1. n. An individual; usually a human being.
           Each person is unique, both mentally and physically.
     2. n. A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character.
     3. n. (Christianity) Any one of the three hypostases of the Holy Trinity: the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit.
     4. n. (chiefly in science fiction) Any sentient or socially intelligent being.
     5. n. (in a compound noun or noun phrase) Someone who likes or has an affinity for (a specified thing).
           Jack's always been a dog person, but I prefer cats.
     6. n. The physical body of a being seen as distinct from the mind, character, etc.
     7. n. (law) Any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts.
           At common law a corporation or a trust is legally a person.
     8. n. (law) The human genitalia; specifically, the penis.
     9. n. (grammar) A linguistic category used to distinguish between the speaker of an utterance and those to whom or about whom he is speaking. See grammatical person.
     10. n. (biology) A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa, Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.
     11. v. (obsolete, transitive) To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.
     12. v. (transitive, gender-neutral) To man.
a person gets discouraged
he is a big, silent person
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