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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

time was in time British & World English

There was a time when

—— that was in that British & World English

As the specified person or thing was formerly known

be at in be British & World English

Be doing or trying to do

be at British & World English

Be doing or trying to do

be of in of British & World English

Possess intrinsically; give rise to

be of British & World English

Possess intrinsically; give rise to

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

get even in even1 British & World English

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

get even British & World English

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

be lost in lose British & World English

Be destroyed or killed, especially as a result of an accident or military action

be long in long1 British & World English

Take a long time to happen or arrive

be long British & World English

Take a long time to happen or arrive

be away in be British & World English

Leave or set out at once

be away British & World English

Leave or set out at once

be off British & World English

Go away; leave

be said in say British & World English

Be asserted or reported

be set in set1 British & World English

Be situated or fixed in a specified place or position

be sure British & World English

Do not fail (used to emphasize an instruction)

be sure in sure British & World English

Do not fail (used to emphasize an instruction)

be shod in shoe British & World English

Be wearing shoes of a specified kind

now or never in now British & World English

Used to convey urgency

be/get stuck in stick2 British & World English

Be fixed in a particular position or unable to move or be moved

be stuck in stick2 British & World English

Be or remain in a specified place or situation, typically one perceived as tedious or unpleasant

be taken in take British & World English

(Of a person) already be married or in an emotional relationship

be toast in toast1 British & World English

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

be toast British & World English

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

be cooked in cook British & World English

Be in an inescapably bad situation

be cooking in cook British & World English

Be happening or planned

be confined in confine British & World English

(Of a woman) remain in bed for a period before, during, and after giving birth

be carded in card1 British & World English

(Of an amateur athlete) be in receipt of government funding to pursue training

be damned in damn British & World English

(In Christian belief) be condemned by God to suffer eternal punishment in hell

be deleted in delete British & World English

(Of a section of genetic code, or its product) be lost or excised from a nucleic acid or protein sequence


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