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Definición de “and” en inglés

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conjunction uk   us   strong /ænd/ weak /ənd/ /ən/

and conjunction (ALSO)

A1 used to join two words, phrases, parts of sentences, or related statements together: Ann and Jim boys and girls knives and forks We were wet and tired. We kissed and hugged each other. Tidy up your room. And don't forget to make your bed!and so on A2 (also and so forth) together with other similar things: schools, colleges, and so onand all and everything else: She bought the whole lot - house, farm, horses, and all. UK slang too: I'd like some and all.and all that informal and everything related to the subject mentioned: She likes grammar and all that.and/or used to mean that either one of two things or both of them is possible: Many pupils have extra classes in the evenings and/or at weekends.
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and conjunction (THEN)

A1 used to join two parts of a sentence, one part happening after the other part: I got dressed and had my breakfast. as a result: Bring the flowers into a warm room and they'll soon open. Stand over there and you'll be able to see it better.A2 With certain verbs, "and" can mean "in order to": I asked him to go and find my glasses. Come and see me tomorrow. Wait and see (= wait in order to see) what happens.informal Try and get (= try to get) some tickets for tonight's performance.
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and conjunction (FOR EMPHASIS)

B1 If "and" is used to join two words that are the same, it makes their meaning stronger: She spends hours and hours (= a very long time) on the phone. The sound grew louder and louder (= very loud). We laughed and laughed (= laughed a lot).
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and conjunction (BUT)

used to express surprise: You're a vegetarian and you eat fish?
(Definition of and from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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