Meaning of “belong to sb” in the English Dictionary

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"belong to sb" in British English

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belong to sb

phrasal verb with belong uk /bɪˈlɒŋ/ us /bɪˈlɑːŋ/ verb

A2 to be someone's property:

This book belongs to Sarah.
You shouldn't take what doesn't belong to you.

More examples

  • Who does this bag belong to?
  • I suspect that book belongs to Patrick.
  • Put your name in your coat so we can see who it belongs to.
  • I don't know who these shoes belong to.
  • The bike belongs to the man in the house opposite.

(Definition of “belong to sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)