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interjection oh pronunciation in British English /əʊ/
  1. 1
    used when you start telling someone something, for example something that you have just remembered
    Oh darling, did you see that note I left you?
    1. a.
      used at the beginning of a reply for showing that someone has just reminded you of something
      ‘I gave you the money last week, remember?’ ‘Oh yeah, sorry, I completely forgot.’
  2. 2
    used for expressing an emotion such as surprise, anger, or happiness
    Oh, what a beautiful view!
    Oh, how stupid! I’ve left the key in the car.
  3. 4
    used for accepting someones answer to your question
    ‘You haven’t invited her husband, have you?’ ‘Of course I have.’ ‘Oh. Well don’t expect me to come then.’
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  4. 5
    used when you pause because you are thinking about what you are going to say
    He was, oh, sixty at the time.
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  5. 6
    used for showing that you did not know something
    ‘He just resigned.’ ‘Oh, did he?’
    ‘David should be home next week.’ ‘Oh yes?’
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  6. 7
    British used when telling a story for introducing the words that you or someone else has said
    Then he says oh I thought you weren’t coming.


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