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we're
     1. contraction. we are
     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.
     are
          1. v. second-person singular present of be
                Mary, where are you going?
          2. v. first-person plural present of be
                We are not coming.
          3. v. second-person plural present of be
                Mary and John, are you listening?
          4. v. third-person plural present of be
                They are here somewhere.
          5. v. (East Yorkshire, Midlands) present of be
          6. n. (dialectal, or obsolete) grace, mercy
                To bid God's are.
                God's are is what children of God seech and seek.
          7. n. (obsolete) honour, dignity
          8. n. (rare) an accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a
     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?
getting
     1. v. present participle of get
     2. n. The act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition.
     3. n. That which is got or obtained; gain; profit.
not getting a bit excited
that he guessed she was getting scary
     get
          1. v. (ditransitive) To obtain; to acquire.
                I'm going to get a computer tomorrow from the discount store.
                Lance is going to get Mary a ring.
          2. v. To receive.
                I got a computer from my parents for my birthday.
                You need to get permission to leave early.
                He got a severe reprimand for that.
          3. v. (transitive, in a perfect construction, with present-tense meaning) To have. (See usage notes.)
                I've got a concert ticket for you.
          4. v. (copulative) To become.
                I'm getting hungry; how about you?
                Don't get drunk tonight.
          5. v. To cause to become; to bring about.
                That song gets me so depressed every time I hear it.
                I'll get this finished by lunchtime.
                I can't get these boots off upright - (or on'upright,).
          6. v. To fetch, bring, take.
                Can you get my bag from the living-room, please?
                I need to get this to the office.
          7. v. To cause to do.
                Somehow she got him to agree to it.
                I can't get it to work.
          8. v. (intransitive, with various prepositions, such as into, over, or behind; for specific idiomatic senses see individual entries get into, get over, etc.) To adopt, assume, arrive at, or progress towards
                The actors are getting into position.
                When are we going to get to London?
                I'm getting into a muddle.
                We got behind the wall.
          9. v. To cover (a certain distance) while travelling.
                to get a mile
          10. v. To cause to come or go or move.
          11. v. To cause to be in a certain status or position.
          12. v. (intransitive) To begin (doing something).
                We ought to get moving or we'll be late.
                After lunch we got chatting.
          13. v. To take or catch (a scheduled transportation service).
                I normally get the 7:45 train.
                I'll get the 9 a.m. flight to Boston.
          14. v. To respond to (a telephone call, a doorbell, etc).
                Can you get that call, please? I'm busy.
          15. v. (intransitive, followed by infinitive) To be able, permitted (to do something); to have the opportunity (to do something).
                I'm so jealous that you got to see them perform live!
                The finders get to keep 80 percent of the treasure.
          16. v. (transitive, informal) To understand. (compare get it)
                Yeah, I get it, it's just not funny.
                I don't get what you mean by "fun". This place sucks!
                I mentioned that I was feeling sad, so she mailed me a box of chocolates. She gets me.
          17. v. (transitive, informal) To be told; be the recipient of (a question, comparison, opinion, etc.).
                "You look just like Helen Mirren." / "I get that a lot.".
          18. v. (informal) To be. Used to form the passive of verbs.
                He got bitten by a dog.
          19. v. To become ill with or catch (a disease).
                I went on holiday and got malaria.
          20. v. (transitive, informal) To catch out, trick successfully.
                He keeps calling pretending to be my boss—it gets me every time.
          21. v. (transitive, informal) To perplex, stump.
                That question's really got me.
          22. v. To find as an answer.
                What did you get for question four?
          23. v. (transitive, informal) To bring to reckoning; to catch (as a criminal); to effect retribution.
                The cops finally got me.
                I'm gonna get him for that.
          24. v. To hear completely; catch.
                Sorry, I didn't get that. Could you repeat it?
          25. v. To getter.
                I put the getter into the container to get the gases.
          26. v. (now rare) To beget (of a father).
          27. v. (archaic) To learn; to commit to memory; to memorize; sometimes with out.
                to get a lesson;  to get out one's Greek lesson
          28. v. (imperative, informal) Used with a personal pronoun to indicate that someone is being pretentious or grandiose.
                Get her with her new hairdo.
          29. v. (informal, mostly, imperative) Go away; get lost.
          30. v. (euphemism) To kill.
                They’re coming to get you, Barbara.
          31. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To make acquisitions; to gain; to profit.
          32. n. (dated) Offspring.
          33. n. Lineage.
          34. n. (sports) A difficult return or block of a shot.
          35. n. Something gained.
          36. n. (UK, regional) A git.
          37. n. (Judaism) A Jewish writ of divorce.
back
     1. adj. (not comparable) Near the rear.
           Go in the back door of the house.
     2. adj. (not comparable) Not current.
           I’d like to find a back issue of that magazine.
     3. adj. (not comparable) Far from the main area.
           They took a back road.
     4. adj. (not comparable) In arrear; overdue.
           They still owe three months' back rent.
     5. adj. (not comparable) Moving or operating backward.
           back action
     6. adj. (comparable, phonetics) Pronounced with the highest part of the body of the tongue toward the back of the mouth, near the soft palate (most often describing a vowel).
           The vowel of smallcaps - lot has a back vowel in most dialects of England.
     7. adv. (not comparable) To or in a previous condition or place.
           He gave back the money.   He needs his money back.   He was on vacation, but now he’s back.   The office fell into chaos when you left, but now order is back.
     8. adv. Away from the front or from an edge.
           Sit all the way back in your chair.
           Step back from the curb.
     9. adv. In a manner that impedes.
           Fear held him back.
     10. adv. In a reciprocal manner.
           If you hurt me, I'll hurt you back.
     11. adv. Earlier, ago.
           many years back
     12. n. The rear of the body, especially the part between the neck and the end of the spine and opposite the chest and belly.
           Could you please scratch my back?
     13. n.          The spine and associated tissues.
                   I hurt my back lifting those crates.
     14. n.          (slang) Large and attractive buttocks.
     15. n.          (figurative) The part of a piece of clothing which covers the back.
                   I still need to finish the back of your dress.
     16. n.          The backrest, the part of a piece of furniture which receives the human back.
                   Can you fix the back of this chair?
     17. n.          (obsolete) That part of the body that bears clothing. (Now used only in the phrase clothes on one's back.)
     18. n. That which is farthest away from the front.
           He sat in the back of the room.
     19. n.          The side of any object which is opposite the front or useful side.
                   Turn the book over and look at the back.
     20. n.         # The edge of a book which is bound.
              #     The titles are printed on the backs of the books.
     21. n.         # (printing) The inside margin of a page.
     22. n.         # The side of a blade opposite the side used for cutting.
              #     Tap it with the back of your knife.
     23. n.          The reverse side; the side that is not normally seen.
                   I hung the clothes on the back of the door.
     24. n.          Area behind, such as the backyard of a house.
                   We'll meet out in the back of the library.
     25. n.          The part of something that goes last.
                   The car was near the back of the train.
     26. n.          (sports) In some team sports, a position behind most players on the team.
                   The backs were lined up in an I formation.
     27. n. (figuratively) Upper part of a natural object which is considered to resemble an animal's back.
           The small boat raced over the backs of the waves.
     28. n. A support or resource in reserve.
     29. n. (nautical) The keel and keelson of a ship.
           The ship's back broke in the pounding surf.
     30. n. (mining) The roof of a horizontal underground passage.
     31. n. (slang) Effort, usually physical.
           Put some back into it!
     32. n. A non-alcoholic drink (often water or a soft drink), to go with hard liquor or a cocktail.
           Could I get a martini with a water back?
     33. n. Among leather dealers, one of the thickest and stoutest tanned hides.
     34. v. (intransitive) To go in the reverse direction.
           the train backed into the station;  the horse refuses to back
     35. v. To support.
           I back you all the way;  which horse are you backing in this race?
     36. v. (nautical, of the wind) To change direction contrary to the normal pattern; that is, to shift anticlockwise in the northern hemisphere, or clockwise in the southern hemisphere.
     37. v. (nautical, of a square sail) To brace the yards so that the wind presses on the front of the sail, to slow the ship.
     38. v. (nautical, of an anchor) To lay out a second, smaller anchor to provide additional holding power.
     39. v. (of a hunting dog) To stand still behind another dog which has pointed.
     40. v. To push or force backwards.
           to back oxen
           The mugger backed her into a corner and demanded her wallet.
     41. v. (transitive, obsolete) To get upon the back of; to mount.
     42. v. (transitive, obsolete) To place or seat upon the back.
     43. v. To make a back for; to furnish with a back.
           to back books
     44. v. To adjoin behind; to be at the back of.
     45. v. To write upon the back of, possibly as an endorsement.
           to back a letter;  to back a note or legal document
     46. v. (legal, of a justice of the peace) To sign or endorse (a warrant, issued in another county, to apprehend an offender).
     47. v. To row backward with (oars).
           to back the oars
     48. n. A large shallow vat; a cistern, tub, or trough, used by brewers, distillers, dyers, picklers, gluemakers, and others, for mixing or cooling wort, holding water, hot glue, etc.
     49. n. A ferryboat.
stepped back
flat on his back
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.
the door closed
he went to the sink
happiness
     1. n. The emotion of being happy; joy.
     2. n. (archaic) prosperity, thriving, wellbeing.
     3. n. (archaic) Good luck; good fortune.
     4. n. (obsolete) Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; — used especially of language.
           Some beauties yet no precepts can declare, For there's a happiness, as well as care. — Alexander Pope.
from
     1. prep. With the source or provenance of or at.
           This wine comes from France.
           I got a letter from my brother.
     2. prep. With the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at.
           He had books piled from floor to ceiling.
           He left yesterday from Chicago.
           Face away from the wall!
     3. prep. (mathematics, now uncommon) Denoting a subtraction operation.
           20 from 31 leaves 11.
     4. prep. With the separation, exclusion or differentiation of.
           An umbrella protects from the sun.
           He knows right from wrong.
from a single room
she got down from the chair
those
     1. det. plural of that
           Those bolts go with these parts.
     2. pron. plural of that
those towels get dirty awful quick
'well, I must get those clothes wrapped
bygone
     1. adj. Having been or happened in the distant past.
     2. n. An event that happened in the past.
days
     1. n. plural of day
     2. n. A particular time or period of vague extent.
           Things were more relaxed in Grandpa's days.
     3. n. Life.
           That's how he ended his days.
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of day
     5. adv. During the day.
           She works days at the garage.
two days later
that was a couple of days ago
     day
          1. n. Any period of 24 hours.
                I've been here for two days and a bit.
          2. n. A period from midnight to the following midnight.
                The day begins at midnight.
          3. n. (astronomy) Rotational period of a planet (especially Earth).
                A day on Mars is slightly over 24 hours.
          4. n. The part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.
                I worked two days last week.
          5. n. Part of a day period between sunrise and sunset where one enjoys daylight; daytime.
                day and night;  I work at night and sleep during the day.
          6. n. A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.
                Every dog has its day.
          7. n. A period of contention of a day or less.
                The day belonged to the Allies.
          8. n. (meteorology) A 24-hour period beginning at 6am or sunrise.
                Your 8am forecast: The high for the day will be 30 and the low, before dawn, will be 10.
          9. v. (rare, intransitive) To spend a day (in a place).
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