and

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and is part of the Basic English 850.
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and is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
amount - and - another

Pronunciation[change]

stressed
unstressed
  • enPR: ən(d)
  • IPA: /ən(d)/
  • SAMPA: /@n(d)/
  • (file)
    (as part of the phrase “ham and eggs”)

Conjunction[change]

Coordinator
and

  1. Used to talk about two things at once
    I like singing and reading.
  2. Used at the end of a list
    I like singing, reading, cycling and playing soccer.
  3. Used to show what happened after something else
    The alarm went off and I woke up.

Synonyms[change]

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