Bedeutung von “earth” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /ɜrθ/

B1 also the Earth the planet that we live on

[ no plural ] soil or ground:

a pile of earth
how, what, why, etc. on earth informal

used when you are extremely surprised, confused, or angry about something:

How on earth did this happen?
Why on earth didn’t you tell me before?

(Definition von “earth” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)