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be British & World English

Used with a present participle to form continuous tenses

Was in Wa British & World English

A member of a hill people living on the borders of China and Burma (Myanmar)

time was British & World English

There was a time when

—— that was British & World English

As the specified person or thing was formerly known

as/that was British & World English

As someone or something was previously called

as/that was in be British & World English

As someone or something was previously called

the thing in thing British & World English

Used to introduce or emphasize an important point

so1 British & World English

In the way described or demonstrated; thus

time was in time British & World English

There was a time when

wah-wah British & World English

A pedal for producing a wah-wah effect on an electric guitar

Rome was not built in a day British & World English

A complex task is bound to take a long time and should not be rushed

as if there was no tomorrow British & World English

With no regard for the future consequences

fitting British & World English

Suitable or appropriate under the circumstances; right or proper

likely British & World English

Such as well might happen or be true; probable

it rains —— in rain British & World English

Used to convey that a specified thing is falling in large quantities

fortunate British & World English

Favoured by or involving good luck; lucky

now or never British & World English

Used to convey urgency

—— that was in that British & World English

As the specified person or thing was formerly known

all hell breaks loose British & World English

Suddenly there is pandemonium

ripe British & World English

Having arrived at the fitting stage or time for a particular action or purpose)

as if there was no tomorrow in tomorrow British & World English

With no regard for the future consequences

last word British & World English

The finest or most modern, fashionable, or advanced example of something

Rome was not built in a day in Rome British & World English

A complex task is bound to take a long time and should not be rushed