to smear, soil, clog, etc., with or as if with gum or a gummy substance.
(in Pakistan and certain other Muslim countries) a woman of high rank, esp the widow of a prince
past participle of begin. to proceed to perform the first or earliest part of some action; commence; start: The story begins with their marriage. to come into existence; arise; originate: The custom began during the Civil War. to proceed to perform the first or earliest part of (some action): Begin the job tomorrow. to originate; […]
- Be had
be had verb phrase To become a partner in the sex act (1594+) To be duped or cheated; be victimized: You practically need a finance degree to know that you are being had (1805+) Be outwitted; also, be cheated, deceived. For example, This lawyer is a real shyster; you’ve been had, or I’ve become very […]
- Be hard on
not soft; solid and firm to the touch; unyielding to pressure and impenetrable or almost impenetrable. firmly formed; tight: a hard knot. difficult to do or accomplish; fatiguing; troublesome: a hard task. difficult or troublesome with respect to an action, situation, person, etc.: hard to please; a hard time. difficult to deal with, manage, control, […]
to act in a particular way; conduct or comport oneself or itself: The ship behaves well. to act properly: Did the child behave? to act or react under given circumstances: This plastic behaves strangely under extreme heat or cold. to conduct or comport (oneself) in a proper manner: Sit quietly and behave yourself. Contemporary Examples […]