Do you know the meaning of these interjections?
I’m thinking or unsure what to say next.
We’ll be meeting them at, uh, 4 o’clock.
Of course I still love you, it’s just, uh…
Sometimes written as “er”.
What did you just say? What do you mean?
– Amy, Question 5?
– Please pay attention. What’s the answer to Question 5?
– I’m going to marry your sister.
– Uh? uh-uh
– Have you seen Bill?
– Uh-uh. uh-huh
Yes or I understand/agree/am listening.
– Then we went on to the party…
– … and Sarah was there – you remember Sarah?
– … and she goes up to Tom and you know what Tom’s like.
– Uh-huh. uh-oh
There’s a problem.
– Hey, the red light is flashing.
– Isn’t that your teacher?
For more information, try these definitions at Collins English Dictionary:
uh, uh-uh, uh-huh, uh-oh.
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it + link verb + adjective + for + noun + to-infinitive:
to eat white flour.
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Apparently there’s some kind of international ball-kicking contest starting soon.
The British Council’s
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