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IT US English

Short for information technology.

information technology US English

The study or use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information

IT in information technology US English

The study or use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information

it1 US English

Used to refer to a thing previously mentioned or easily identified

it2 US English

Italian vermouth

as is US English

In the existing circumstances

send her down, Hughie US English

An appeal for rain

you could cut with a knife US English

(Of an accent, atmosphere, or sentiment) very obvious

tell that to the marines US English

A scornful expression of disbelief

stands to reason US English

It is obvious or logical

stick one on US English

Hit (someone)

suffice to say US English

Used to indicate that one is saying enough to make one’s meaning clear while withholding something for reasons of discretion or brevity

it'd US English

It had

it's US English

It is

at it US English

Engaged in some activity, typically a reprehensible one

go it US English

Act in a vigorous, energetic, or dissipated way

it'll US English

It shall; it will

have it US English

Express the view that (used to indicate that the speaker is reporting something that they do not necessarily believe to be fact)

It girl US English

A young woman who has achieved celebrity because of her socialite lifestyle

Post-it US English

A piece of paper with an adhesive strip on one side, designed to be stuck prominently to an object or surface and easily removed when necessary

with it US English

Knowledgeable about and following modern ideas and fashions

bring it US English

Used to express confidence in meeting a challenge

cheese it US English

Look out

that's it US English

That is the main point or difficulty

nark it! US English

Stop that!

stow it! US English

Used as a way of urging someone to be quiet or to stop doing something

stuff it US English

Said to express indifference, resignation, or rejection

worth it US English

Sufficiently good, enjoyable, or successful to repay any effort, trouble, or expense

it depends US English

Used to express uncertainty or qualification in answering a question

be for it US English

Be in imminent danger of punishment or other trouble

get it on US English

Have sexual intercourse

get it up US English

(Of a man) achieve an erection

hop to it US English

Begin a task quickly; get busy

let it go US English

Choose not to react to an action or remark

out of it US English

Not included; rejected

put it to US English

Make a statement or allegation to (someone) and challenge them to deny it

rub it in US English

Emphatically draw someone’s attention to an embarrassing or painful fact

so be it US English

An expression of acceptance or resignation

try it on US English

Attempt to deceive or seduce someone

up for it US English

Ready to take part in a particular activity

hers US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with a female person or animal previously mentioned

his US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with a male person or animal previously mentioned

mine1 US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker

ours US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker and one or more other people previously mentioned or easily identified

theirs US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with two or more people or things previously mentioned

them US English

Used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to two or more people or things previously mentioned or easily identified

us US English

Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself and one or more other people as the object of a verb or preposition

yours US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the person or people that the speaker is addressing

as it were US English

In a way (used to be less precise)

cut it out US English

Used to ask someone to stop doing or saying something that is annoying or offensive


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