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Pregnant and be pregnant

pregnant

adjective

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

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

the patter of tiny feet

used for saying that someone is going to have a baby

up the spout

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

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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