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be- British & World English

Forming verbs:

Be British & World English

The chemical element beryllium

BE British & World English

Bachelor of Education

be English Thesaurus

there was this boy who lived next door

get in on the act British & World English

Become (or be) involved in a particular activity, in order to gain an advantage

act one's age British & World English

Behave in a manner appropriate to someone of one’s age and not to someone younger

go bananas British & World English

Become (or be) mad or extremely silly

beryllium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 4, a hard grey metal

Be in beryllium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 4, a hard grey metal

go easy on British & World English

Refrain from being harsh with or critical of (someone)

get even British & World English

Inflict similar trouble or harm on someone to that which they have inflicted on oneself

get beyond a joke British & World English

Become (or be) something that is serious or worrying

fall prey to British & World English

Be hunted and killed by (an animal)

get shot of British & World English

Get (or be) rid of

be at British & World English

Be doing or trying to do

be of British & World English

Possess intrinsically; give rise to

be away British & World English

Leave or set out at once

be long British & World English

Take a long time to happen or arrive

be over British & World English

No longer be affected by

be sure British & World English

Do not fail (used to emphasize an instruction)

to be sure British & World English

Used to concede the truth of something that conflicts with another point that one wishes to make

could-be British & World English

Able to be or become; possible

glory be! British & World English

Expressing enthusiastic piety

praise be British & World English

Used as an expression of relief, joy, or gratitude

be toast British & World English

Be or be likely to become finished, defunct, or dead

would-be British & World English

Desiring or aspiring to be a specified type of person

would-be English Thesaurus

would-be actors

be anyone's British & World English

Be open to sexual advances from anyone

be oneself British & World English

Act naturally, according to one’s character and instincts

be for it British & World English

Be in imminent danger of punishment or other trouble

be history British & World English

Be perceived as no longer relevant to the present

be in for British & World English

Have good reason to expect (something, typically something unpleasant)

be nowhere British & World English

Be badly beaten or completely unsuccessful in a race or competition

so be it British & World English

An expression of acceptance or resignation

be up on British & World English

Be well informed about

be cut out for British & World English

Have exactly the right qualities for a particular role or job

give one's eye teeth for British & World English

Do anything in order to have or be something

be so bold British & World English

Dare to do something that might be considered audacious (used when politely asking a question or making a suggestion)


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