conj admitting, allowing, assuming, granting, in case, on condition that, on the assumption that, provided, providing, supposing, though, whenever, wherever, whether
2 n condition, doubt, hesitation, stipulation, uncertainty
make as if , though
act as if or though, affect, feign, feint, give the impression that, make a show of, pretend
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I A speaker or writer uses I to refer to himself or herself. I is a first person singular pronoun. I is used as the subject of a verb. pron PRON v Jim and I are getting married..., She liked me, I think.
I, i ( I's, i's plural ) I is the ninth letter of the English alphabet. n-var
1 I'd is the usual spoken form of `I had', especially when `had' is an auxiliary verb.
I felt absolutely certain that I'd seen her before.
2 I'd is the usual spoken form of `I would'.
There are some questions I'd like to ask...
i.e. is used to introduce a word or sentence which makes what you have just said clearer or gives details.
...strategic points<endash>i.e. airports or military bases.
I'll is the usual spoken form of `I will' or `I shall'.
I'll be leaving town in a few weeks...
I'm is the usual spoken form of `I am'.
I'm sorry..., I'm already late for my next appointment...
I've is the usual spoken form of `I have', especially when `have' is an auxiliary verb.
I've been invited to meet with the American Ambassador..., I've no other appointments.
R.I.P. R.I.P. is written on gravestones and expresses the hope that the person buried there may rest in peace. R.I.P. is an abbreviation for the Latin expression `requiescat in pace' or `requiescant in pace'. convention
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