both

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both is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
both

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both

  1. one thing and another thing
    Jim took both the apple and the orange.
    Both Anne and Jane agreed to eat the pear.
    Give me one. You can't have both.
    Both of my parents were from Canada.
    They found problems at both the schools.
    The room had windows at both ends.
    Working in the city and living in the country, you get the best of both worlds.
    There were cars coming from both directions.