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to
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     3. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           Did you visit the museum? I wanted to, but it was closed..
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     10. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     11. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     12. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
he turned to the sheriff
I refuse to accept effects
cause
     1. n. (, often with of, typically of adverse results) The source of, or reason for, an event or action; that which produces or effects a result.
           They identified a burst pipe as the cause of the flooding.
     2. n. (un, especially with for and a bare noun) Sufficient reason for a state, as of emotion.
           There is no cause for alarm.
           The end of the war was a cause for celebration.
     3. n. A goal, aim or principle, especially one which transcends purely selfish ends.
     4. n. (obsolete) Sake; interest; advantage.
     5. n. (, obsolete) Any subject of discussion or debate; a matter; an affair.
     6. n. (, legal) A suit or action in court; any legal process by which a party endeavors to obtain his claim, or what he regards as his right; case; ground of action.
     7. v. To set off an event or action.
           The lightning caused thunder.
     8. v. To actively produce as a result, by means of force or authority.
           His dogged determination caused the fundraising to be successful.
     9. v. To assign or show cause; to give a reason; to make excuse.
what was the cause of death
something
     1. pron. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
           I must have forgotten to pack something, but I can't think what.
           I have something for you in my bag.
           I have a feeling something good is going to happen today.
     2. pron. (colloquial, of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
           The performance was something of a disappointment.
           That child is something of a genius.
     3. pron. (colloquial, of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
           She has a certain something.
     4. pron. (colloquial, often with really or quite) Somebody or something who is superlative in some way.
           He's really something! I've never heard such a great voice.
           She's quite something. I can't believe she would do such a mean thing.
     5. adj. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
     6. adv. (degree) Somewhat; to a degree.
           The baby looks something like his father.
     7. adv. (degree, colloquial) To a high degree.
     8. v. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
     9. n. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
     10. n. An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense).
something to show
there was something odd
to
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     3. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           Did you visit the museum? I wanted to, but it was closed..
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     10. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     11. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     12. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
he went to the sink
it had come to his ears that
flap
     1. n. (obsolete) A blow or slap (especially to the face).
     2. n. (archaic) A young prostitute.
     3. n. Anything broad and flexible that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved.
           a flap of a garment;   The envelope flap seemed curiously wrinkled.
     4. n. A hinged leaf.
           the flaps of a table; the flap of a shutter
     5. n. A side fin of a ray - also termed a wing.
     6. n. An upset, stir, scandal or controversy
           The comment caused quite a flap in the newspapers.
     7. n. The motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke or sound made with it.
           the flap of a sail;  the flap of a wing
     8. n. A disease in the lips of horses.
     9. n. (aviation) A hinged surface on the trailing edge of the wings of an aeroplane.
     10. n. (phonetics) A consonant sound made by a single muscle contraction, such as the sound in the standard American English pronunciation of body.
     11. n. (surgery) A piece of tissue incompletely detached from the body, as an intermediate stage of plastic surgery.
     12. n. (slang) The female genitals.
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