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and US English

Used to connect words of the same part of speech, clauses, or sentences that are to be taken jointly

-and US English

(Forming nouns) denoting a person or thing to be treated in a specified way

and US Thesaurus

coffee and a scone

or otherwise US English

Indicating the opposite of or a contrast to something stated

that's all she wrote US English

Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter

and/or US English

Either or both of two stated possibilities

and Co. US English

Used as part of the titles of commercial businesses to designate the partner or partners not named

to and fro US English

In a constant movement backward and forward or from side to side

D and C US English

Dilation and curettage

G and T US English

A drink of gin and tonic

and how! US English

Very much so (used to express strong agreement)

q and a US English

A question and answer period or exchange

and stuff US English

Said in vague reference to additional things of a similar nature to those specified

and such US English

And similar things

—— and all US English

Used to emphasize something additional that is being referred to

by and by US English

Before long; eventually

and company US English

Used after a person’s name to denote those people usually associated with them

good and —— US English

Used as an intensifier before an adjective or adverb

nice and —— US English

Satisfactorily or adequately in terms of the quality described

on and on US English

Continually; at tedious length

and so on US English

And similar things; et cetera

so-and-so US English

A person or thing whose name the speaker does not need to specify or does not know or remember

so-and-so New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphens; one capital in names, as Mr So-and-so)

gin and it US English

A drink of gin and Italian vermouth

in-and-out US English

Involving inward and outward movement, especially rapid entrance and exit

off and on US English

Intermittently; now and then

on and off US English


yes and no US English

Partly and partly not

as and when US English

At the time when (used to refer to an uncertain future event)

bill and coo US English

Exchange caresses or affectionate words; behave or talk in a very loving or sentimental way

Box and Cox US English

Used to refer to an arrangement whereby people make use of the same accommodation or facilities at different times, according to a strict arrangement

but and ben US English

A two-roomed cottage; a humble home

by and large US English

On the whole; everything considered

chip and PIN US English

A way of paying for goods by debit or credit card whereby one enters one’s personal identification number in an electronic device rather than signing a slip

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