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The determiner is pronounced ðɪs. In other cases, this is pronounced ðɪs.     
1       det   You use this to refer back to a particular person or thing that has been mentioned or implied.  
DET sing-n/n-uncount  
When food comes out of any oven, it should stand a while. During this delay the centre carries on cooking..., On 1 October the US suspended a proposed $574 million aid package for 1991. Of this amount, $250 million is for military purchases.     
      This is also a pronoun., pron  
I don't know how bad the injury is, because I have never had one like this before.     
2       pron   You use this to introduce someone or something that you are going to talk about.  
This is what I will do. I will telephone Anna and explain.     
      This is also a determiner., det   DET sing-n/n-uncount  
This report is from David Cook of our Science Unit: `Why did the dinosaurs become extinct?'     
3       pron   You use this to refer back to an idea or situation expressed in a previous sentence or sentences.  
You feel that it's uneconomic to insist that people work together in groups. Why is this?...     
      This is also a determiner., det   DET sing-n/n-uncount  
There have been continual demands for action by the political authorities to put an end to this situation.     
4       det   In spoken English, people use this to introduce a person or thing into a story.  
DET sing-n  
I came here by chance and was just watching what was going on, when this girl attacked me...     
5       pron   You use this to refer to a person or thing that is near you, especially when you touch them or point to them. When there are two or more people or things near you, this refers to the nearest one.  
`If you'd prefer something else I'll gladly have it changed for you.'—`No, this is great.'..., `Is this what you were looking for?' Bradley produced the handkerchief...     
      This is also a determiner., det   DET sing-n  
This church was built in the eleventh century.     
6       pron   You use this when you refer to a general situation, activity, or event which is happening or has just happened and which you feel involved in.  
PRON with be  
I thought, this is why I've travelled thousands of miles..., Tim, this is awful. I know what you must think, but it's not so...     
7       det   You use this when you refer to the place you are in now or to the present time.  
DET sing-n/n-uncount  
We've stopped transporting weapons to this country by train..., I think coffee is probably the best thing at this point...     
      This is also a pronoun., pron  
This is the worst place I've come across...     
8       det   You use this to refer to the next occurrence in the future of a particular day, month, season, or festival.  
DET sing-n  
We're getting married this June...     
9       adv   You use this when you are indicating the size or shape of something with your hands.  
ADV adj  
They'd said the wound was only about this big you see and he showed me with his fingers.     
10       adv   You use this when you are going to specify how much you know or how much you can tell someone.  
ADV adv  
I am not going to reveal what my seven-year plan is, but I will tell you this much, if it works out, the next seven years will be very interesting.     
11       convention   If you say this is it, you are agreeing with what someone else has just said.,   (formulae)    `You know, people conveniently forget the things they say.'—`Well this is it.'     
12       pron   You use this in order to say who you are or what organization you are representing, when you are speaking on the telephone, radio, or television.  
Hello, this is John Thompson...     
13       det   You use this to refer to the medium of communication that you are using at the time of speaking or writing.  
DET sing-n  
What I'm going to do in this lecture is focus on something very specific...     
14   
    these  
15    If you say that you are doing or talking about this and that, or this, that, and the other you mean that you are doing or talking about a variety of things that you do not want to specify.  
this and that/this, that, and the other             phrase  
`And what are you doing now?'—`Oh this and that.'     
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this  
The determiner is pronounced ðɪs. In other cases, this is pronounced ðɪs.     
1       det   You use this to refer back to a particular person or thing that has been mentioned or implied.  
DET sing-n/n-uncount  
When food comes out of any oven, it should stand a while. During this delay the centre carries on cooking..., On 1 October the US suspended a proposed $574 million aid package for 1991. Of this amount, $250 million is for military purchases.     
      This is also a pronoun., pron  
I don't know how bad the injury is, because I have never had one like this before.     
2       pron   You use this to introduce someone or something that you are going to talk about.  
This is what I will do. I will telephone Anna and explain.     
      This is also a determiner., det   DET sing-n/n-uncount  
This report is from David Cook of our Science Unit: `Why did the dinosaurs become extinct?'     
3       pron   You use this to refer back to an idea or situation expressed in a previous sentence or sentences.  
You feel that it's uneconomic to insist that people work together in groups. Why is this?...     
      This is also a determiner., det   DET sing-n/n-uncount  
There have been continual demands for action by the political authorities to put an end to this situation.     
4       det   In spoken English, people use this to introduce a person or thing into a story.  
DET sing-n  
I came here by chance and was just watching what was going on, when this girl attacked me...     
5       pron   You use this to refer to a person or thing that is near you, especially when you touch them or point to them. When there are two or more people or things near you, this refers to the nearest one.  
`If you'd prefer something else I'll gladly have it changed for you.'—`No, this is great.'..., `Is this what you were looking for?' Bradley produced the handkerchief...     
      This is also a determiner., det   DET sing-n  
This church was built in the eleventh century.     
6       pron   You use this when you refer to a general situation, activity, or event which is happening or has just happened and which you feel involved in.  
PRON with be  
I thought, this is why I've travelled thousands of miles..., Tim, this is awful. I know what you must think, but it's not so...     
7       det   You use this when you refer to the place you are in now or to the present time.  
DET sing-n/n-uncount  
We've stopped transporting weapons to this country by train..., I think coffee is probably the best thing at this point...     
      This is also a pronoun., pron  
This is the worst place I've come across...     
8       det   You use this to refer to the next occurrence in the future of a particular day, month, season, or festival.  
DET sing-n  
We're getting married this June...     
9       adv   You use this when you are indicating the size or shape of something with your hands.  
ADV adj  
They'd said the wound was only about this big you see and he showed me with his fingers.     
10       adv   You use this when you are going to specify how much you know or how much you can tell someone.  
ADV adv  
I am not going to reveal what my seven-year plan is, but I will tell you this much, if it works out, the next seven years will be very interesting.     
11       convention   If you say this is it, you are agreeing with what someone else has just said.,   (formulae)    `You know, people conveniently forget the things they say.'—`Well this is it.'     
12       pron   You use this in order to say who you are or what organization you are representing, when you are speaking on the telephone, radio, or television.  
Hello, this is John Thompson...     
13       det   You use this to refer to the medium of communication that you are using at the time of speaking or writing.  
DET sing-n  
What I'm going to do in this lecture is focus on something very specific...     
14   
    these  
15    If you say that you are doing or talking about this and that, or this, that, and the other you mean that you are doing or talking about a variety of things that you do not want to specify.  
this and that/this, that, and the other      phrase  
`And what are you doing now?'—`Oh this and that.'     

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exp.
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n.
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exp.
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n.
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exp.
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n.
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slang
exp.
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conj.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though the force or significance of what you have just said. FORMAL adv ADV with cl/group (=although)
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
n.
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n.
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adv.
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I like ice-cream; Hence, I have lots of ice-cream cups in my fridge
n.
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Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
v.
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n.
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made with Jail and Bait
n.
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E.g.: The concert was a real doozy.
n.
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n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
n.
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[Tech.]
n.
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v.
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[Leg.] English noun and verb
v.
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[Slang]
n.
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n.
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n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things
n.
Patient that has lost reactivity , reactions to stimulations, reflexes (Areflexia) = Dead or Comatous
n.
something that improves morale
id.
expression referring to a high amount of effort, dedication, endurance for pursuing a cause, achieving a goal
He put blood, sweat and tears in making this movie
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