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Pregnant and be pregnant

expectant

adjective

an expectant mother or father will soon be a parent of a new baby

be expecting (a baby)

to be pregnant

carry

verb

if a woman is carrying a child, she is pregnant

in the family way

pregnant

heavily pregnant

a heavily pregnant woman has a very large stomach because her baby will be born soon

be with child

to be pregnant

have a bun in the oven

to be pregnant

heavy with child

an old way of saying that a woman is pregnant and her baby will be born soon

pregnant

adjective

if a woman is pregnant, she has a baby developing inside her body

blooming

adjective

looking healthy and attractive. This is often used about pregnant women, sometimes in a slightly humorous way.

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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