Be in a sentence

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Definition of Be

  • To exist actually, or in the world of fact; to have existence.
  • To exist in a certain manner or relation, -- whether as a reality or as a product of thought; to exist as the subject of a certain predicate, that is, as having a certain attribute, or as belonging to a certain sort, or as identical with what is specified, -- a word or words for the predicate being annexed; as, to be happy; to be here; to be large, or strong; to be an animal; to be a hero; to be a nonentity; three and two are five; annihilation is the cessation of existence; that is the man.
  • To take place; to happen; as, the meeting was on Thursday.
  • To signify; to represent or symbolize; to answer to.
  • a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
  • spend or use time
  • work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function
  • have an existence, be extant
  • have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
  • have life, be alive
  • be identical to; be someone or something
  • form or compose
  • occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere
  • be identical or equivalent to
  • represent, as of a character on stage
  • be priced at
  • to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form
  • happen, occur, take place

How to use be in a sentence. Be pronunciation.

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As I looked into the dusk, my limbs trembled under me, for who should be sitting there, a half-finished chair between his knees, but Soolsby the old chair-maker!
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Now what more to be set down?
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But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.
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Now the Muezzin from a minaret called to prayer, and the fellah in his cotton shirt and yelek heard, laid his load aside, and yielded himself to his one dear illusion, which would enable him to meet with apathy his end-it might be to-morrow!-and go forth to that plenteous heaven where wives without number awaited him, where fields would yield harvests without labour, where rich food in gold dishes would be ever at his hand.
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This esteem gave greater certainty that any backsheesh coming from the estate of Benn Claridge would not be sifted through many hands on its way to himself.
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The thousand years of thy faith, Will be paid in fiery recompense, And a thousand years of bitter death.
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He and I are as far apart as the poles, and yet it comes to me now, with a strange conviction, that somehow my life will be linked with that of the drunken Romish chair-maker.
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Of course, or you wouldn't be talking the English language-though I've heard they talk it better in Boston than they do in England, and in Chicago they're making new English every day and improving on the patent.
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She won't let Shakespeare or Milton be standards much longer.
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I lost my hair worrying, but I learned to be patient.
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It's one thing to be a missionary and say the little word in season; it's another to run your soft red head against a hard stone wall.
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But a strong man here at the head, with a sword in his hand, peace in his heart, who'd be just and poor-how can you make officials honest when you take all you can get yourself-!
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May his grave be not made till the karadh- gatherers return," said the orderly to David.
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There was no reason why he should not go; therefore there might be a reason why he should go.
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It might be, it no doubt was, in the way of facilitating his business.
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And if the man at the top gets up again and salaams and strokes your hand, and says, 'Be my brother,' then it's a full Nile, and the fig-tree putteth forth its tender branches, and the date-palm flourisheth, and at the village pond the thanksgiving turkey gobbles and is glad.
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What his object was in summoning David for an hour when all the court and all the official Europeans should be already present, remained to be seen.
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May thy coming be as the morning dew, friend," he added, taking David's willing hand.
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Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.
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Examples of Be

Example #1
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Example #2
Please do not remove it.
Example #3
I drew near with a kind of fear, but yet I came to the door and looked in.
Example #4
Inside the hut all was still.
Example #5
I must ask thee how is thy friend Ebn Ezra Bey?
Example #6
His is the soul of the adventurer.