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Meanings of Be-laid:

idiom

To be forced to stay in bed because of an illness or accident

Usage examples:

She's been laid up in bed with flu for a week.

Meanings of Be-left:

phrase

If something or someone is left, they remain after the rest of the things or people have gone or been used

Usage examples:

Are there any cookies left?, there's some food left over from the party., repeat with equal sized p…

Meanings of Be-left-over:

phrasal verb

If an amount of money or food is left over, it remains when the rest has been used or eaten

Usage examples:

How much will we have left over once we've paid all the suppliers?.

Meanings of Be-level:

idiom

To be acting or speaking honestly

Usage examples:

It seems too good to be true. are you sure this guy's on the level?

Meanings of Be-like:

idiom

If a group of people are (like) sheep, they all behave in the same way or all behave as they are told, and cannot or will not act independently.

Meanings of Be-living:

noun

To prove that something is true by existing or having a particular quality

Usage examples:

Be (the) living proof of reading his autobiography, you find he is living proof of the saying "trut…

Be-loath

ləʊθ

Meanings of Be-loath:

adjective

Unwilling; reluctant

Usage examples:

She’d be loath to admit it, but she doesn’t really like opera.

Be-located

ləʊˈkeɪt

Meanings of Be-located:

verb

To find or discover the exact position of something

Usage examples:

Archeologists have located the remains of an ancient temple., [ t ] the company decided to locate i…

Meanings of Be-looking:

phrase

To be planning to do something

Usage examples:

I'm looking to start my own business., we are looking to open three new stores next year., they wer…

Meanings of Be-lost:

phrase

Giving so much attention to what you are doing that you are not conscious of anything else that is happening around you

Usage examples:

Ann was completely lost in her book., i was lost in my own thoughts and didn't notice her approachi…

Meanings of Be-lost-for-words:

idiom

To be so shocked, surprised, full of admiration, etc. that you cannot speak

Usage examples:

Mary was lost for words when she was awarded the prize.

Meanings of Be-low-on:

phrase

To have nearly finished a supply of something

Usage examples:

We're running low on milk - could you buy some more?, the radio batteries are running low., several…

Meanings of Be-mad-about:

phrase

To love someone or something

Usage examples:

He's the first real boyfriend she's had and she's mad about him., he's mad about football., her son…

Meanings of Be-made:

idiom

To be exactly suitable for someone or something

Usage examples:

Be made for each other paul and ann were made for each other., this wallpaper's just made for my be…

Meanings of Be-meant:

idiom

If you say two people are meant for each other, you think they suit each other as romantic partners.

Meanings of Be-next-to:

idiom

To be almost the same as something

Usage examples:

If you're asked to resign from your job, it's next door to being fired.

Meanings of Be-of-account:

phrase

To not be important

Usage examples:

It's of no account to me whether he comes or not., his opinion is of little account to me., as i st…

Meanings of Be-of-importance:

phrase

To think and act as if you are very important

Usage examples:

Since he got his new job, he's been very full of his own importance., he's an awful man - full of h…

Meanings of Be-of-service-to:

idiom

To help someone

Usage examples:

"thank you so much for that." "i'm glad to have been of service."

Meanings of Be-of-the:

phrase

To be liked and wanted by a lot of people

Usage examples:

Her hair is the envy of the office., they have a client list that would be the envy of any company.…

Meanings of Be-of-the-same-mind:

idiom

To have the same opinion

Usage examples:

We're of the same mind on most political issues.

Meanings of Be-of-use:

idiom

To be useful

Usage examples:

Maybe his advice will be of use to you when you're older.

Meanings of Be-on-at-someone:

idiom

To complain to someone again and again about their behaviour or to ask them to do something

Usage examples:

My parents are always on at us about having a baby., she's been on at me to get my hair cut.

Meanings of Be-on-the:

phrase

If a programme or a person is on/off (the) air, they are/are not broadcasting on radio or television

Usage examples:

The radio station is on air from 6 a.m., as soon as the war started, any broadcasts with a military…

Meanings of Be-on-the-lookout:

phrase

To search for something or someone

Usage examples:

I'm always on the lookout for interesting new recipes., he was surfing the web, on the lookout for …

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