and · conjunction /├Žnd/Full view
and (ALSO)
A1 used to join two words, phrases, parts of sentences or related statements together
Dictionary examples:

Ann and Jim

knives and forks

We kissed and hugged each other.

Tidy up your room. And don't forget to make your bed!

Learner example:

I have got [a] nice bed, [a] mirror, [a] sofa and a table. (Skills for Life (Entry 1); A1; Slovak)

and (AFTER)
A1 used to say that one thing happens after another thing
Dictionary example:

I got dressed and had my breakfast.

Learner example:

I get up early [in the] morning and I have breakfast. [T]hen I go to college. (Skills for Life (Entry 1); A1; Somali)

and (NUMBERS)
A1 used when saying or adding numbers
Dictionary examples:

It cost a hundred and twenty pounds.

Two and three equals five.

Learner example:

It's about two and a half hours. (Key English Test; A2; Greek)

and (AFTER VERB)
A2 used instead of 'to' after some verbs, such as 'try' and 'go'
Dictionary examples:

Try and eat something.

I asked him to go and find my glasses.

Wait and see what happens.

Learner example:

I hope [to] go and see Disneyland. (Key English Test; A2; French)

and so on
A2 used after a list of things to show that you could have added other similar things
Dictionary example:

She plays a lot of tennis and squash and so on.

Learner example:

I like watching television, playing [on] the computer, reading book[s] and so on. (Key English Test; A2; Chinese)

and (EMPHASIZE)
B1 used between two words which are the same to make their meaning stronger
Dictionary examples:

She spends hours and hours on the telephone.

The sound grew louder and louder.

We laughed and laughed.

Learner example:

The situation became harder and harder. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Swiss German)

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