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


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



A cat and a dog
  1. You use and to talk about two things at once.
    I like singing and reading.
    Mary and Jane went on a holiday together.
  2. You use and when you are listing a few things and you are now on your last item of the list.
    I like singing, reading, cycling and playing soccer.
    I used to like this girl from my class as she is pretty, gentle and caring.
  3. And is used when you are putting two sentences together.
    She came into the store, shouted at the cashier, and left.
  4. Used to show what happened after something else.
    The alarm went off and I woke up.
  5. And is used to join certain numbers together.
    Two hundred and thirty-five people went missing after the earthquake.

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