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same Tweet Definition of same Like Definition of same on Facebook
adjective 
  1. identical
Are you the person who phoned me yesterday?
  1. similar, alike
You have the hair I do!
pronoun (infl, en, pronoun)
  1. the identical thing, ditto
The can be said of him.
  1. something similar, something of the identical type
She's having apple pie? I'll have the .
You two are just the .
     
shalt Tweet Definition of shalt Like Definition of shalt on Facebook
verb 
  1. (archaic) Second-person singular present form of shall.
Thou not kill.
     
should Tweet Definition of should Like Definition of should on Facebook
verb (simple past of shall)
  1. The speaker—but not necessarily the subject of the sentence—intends for the subject to execute the sentence predicate.
Contrast with stronger auxiliary verb must, which indicates that the subject is required to execute the predicate.
  1. The subject of the sentence is likely to execute the sentence predicate.
Contrast with stronger auxiliary verb must, which indicates that the subject certainly will execute the predicate.
  1. if, If; in case of.
Should you need extra blankets, you'll find them in the closet.
     
shouldn't Tweet Definition of shouldn Like Definition of shouldn
verb shouldn"t
  1. (auxiliary) Should not.
     
shouldst Tweet Definition of shouldst Like Definition of shouldst on Facebook
verb 
  1. (archaic) Second-person singular simple past form of shall.
Doth it seem good to thee that thou calumniate me, and oppress me, the work of thy own hands, and help the counsel of the wicked? - Job 10:3
     
so Tweet Definition of so Like Definition of so on Facebook
noun 
  1. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the fifth note of a major scale.
adjective 
  1. true.
That is so.
You are responsible for this, is that not ?
  1. (context, dated, _, British, _, slang, euphemistic) homosexual.
Is he ?
adverb 
  1. very, Very.
He is good!
It"s not bad.
  1. To this or that extent.
I need a piece of cloth long.
  1. In this or that manner.
Place the napkin on the table just .
  1. (context, slang, especially, US) Very much.
But I want to see the Queen when she visits our town!
That is not true!
     
some Tweet Definition of some Like Definition of some on Facebook
adjective 
  1. An unspecified quantity or number of.
Would you like grapes?
  1. A considerable quantity or number of.
He had edited the paper for years.
  1. An unspecified or unknown.
I've just met man who said he knew you.
  1. (informal) a remarkable.
He is acrobat!
pronoun 
  1. An indefinite quantity of.
Everyone is wrong of the time.
  1. At least one.
Well, at least came.
  • Logical negation makes none. Also related to all.
     
somebody Tweet Definition of somebody Like Definition of somebody on Facebook
pronoun 
  1. some, Some unspecified person.
    • Logically related to everybody and nobody. Becomes nobody via negation.
     
something Tweet Definition of something Like Definition of something on Facebook
noun 
  1. an important person; a somebody
He looks a behind that big desk.
  1. (in combination) someone in a specified range of ages
He must be fifty.
verb 
  1. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
adverb 
  1. somewhat; to a degree
the baby looks like his father.
pronoun 
  1. an unspecified object
I must have forgotten to pack , but I can't think of what.
  1. an event that breaks up a period of calm
Isn't meant to happen?
  1. someone or something that has a quality to a moderate degree
The performance was of a disappointment.
  1. a talent that is hard to pin down
You've got .
  1. somebody or something who is (superl) in some way
You're really !
     
suchlike Tweet Definition of suchlike Like Definition of suchlike on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Of the same or similar kind
pronoun and suchlike
  1. And other things of the same kind or type. e.g., Audio CDs, tapes and suchlike.
     
supposing Tweet Definition of supposing Like Definition of supposing on Facebook
verb 
  1. (present participle of, suppose)
     

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