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interjection oh pronunciation in British English /əʊ/
  1. 4
    used for accepting someone's 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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