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"eh" in British English

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ehexclamation

uk   // us   // US usually huh informal
used to express surprise or confusion, to ask someone to repeat what they have said, or as a way of getting someone to give some type of reaction to a statement that you have made: "Janet's leaving her husband." "Eh?" "Did you hear what I said?" "Eh? Say it again - I wasn't listening." Going overseas again, eh? It's a nice life for some!
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"eh" in American English

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ehexclamation

us   /, e/ Cdn infml
used as a pause in conversation: So I’m speeding down the TransCanada, eh, and I look in my mirror and see this Mountie, eh.
(Definition of eh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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