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Meaning of I beg your pardon in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF I BEG YOUR PARDON

aɪ  bɛɡ  jɔː  ˈpɑːdən play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF I BEG YOUR PARDON

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I beg your pardon is an exclamation.
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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE I BEG YOUR PARDON

I beg your pardon
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Synonyms and antonyms of I beg your pardon in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «I BEG YOUR PARDON»

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Find out the translation of I beg your pardon to 20 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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The translations of I beg your pardon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «I beg your pardon» in English.
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请再说一遍
1,325 millions of speakers
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es

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Le ruego me disculpe
550 millions of speakers
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en

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I beg your pardon
510 millions of speakers
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hi

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माफ़ कीजिए
380 millions of speakers
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ar

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أستميحك عذرا
280 millions of speakers
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Прошу прощения
278 millions of speakers
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Perdão
270 millions of speakers
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Je vous demande pardon
220 millions of speakers
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Wie bitte
180 millions of speakers
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ja

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ごめんなさい
130 millions of speakers
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내가 뭐라고
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Tôi xin lỗi
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Chiedo scusa
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Słucham
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Прошу пробачення
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Pardon
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Με συγχωρείτε
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Ek smeek jou vergewe
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Jag ber om ursäkt
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Unnskyld
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The translation of I beg your pardon in Portuguese is perdão play
See the definition of perdão and synonyms of perdão in the Portuguese dictionary.

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «I BEG YOUR PARDON»

The term «I beg your pardon» is very widely used and occupies the 11.612 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «I BEG YOUR PARDON» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «I BEG YOUR PARDON»

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I Beg Your Pardon
This is a book of art that takes the artist out of the picture and puts you, the reader, in his place.
autorEkow Acquah-Asare, 2004
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Advanced Learner's Dictionary
'I beg your pardon! That's my place you've parked your car in!' 'I beg your pardon — I didn't realize you were busy.1 The phrase I beg your pardon has a number of different meanings. I beg your pardon can be: D used as a potlta request to ...
autorTurton, 1998
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Autobiography and personal recollections of John B. Gough: ...
bo excessively polite, that it was embarrassing at times. He would insinuate himself into the room at breakfast time, and, bowing very gracefully, would say: "I beg your pardon — excuse me — I'm much obliged to you — thank you — but, hem !
autorJohn Bartholomew Gough, 1870
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A Typographic Workbook: A Primer to History, Techniques, and ...
|_ 6/9 “Ugh! I' with a shiver. said the Lory, “I beg your pardon!" said the Mouse, frowning, but very politely: “Did you speak?" “Not I!" said the Lory hastily. &fl1 “ Ugh!” said the Lory, with a shiver. “I beg your pardon!" said the Mouse, frowning, but ...
autorKate Clair, Cynthia Busic-Snyder, 2012
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Anorexia and Bulimia in the Family: One Parent's Practical ...
Four little words that may help (note the may, because Anorexia's mood is what will dictate her reaction): I– beg –your –pardon? Said with equal emphasis, the words are a simple request for repetition. If Anorexia has been rude, the request for ...
autorGráinne Smith, 2004
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The Incomparable Max: A Play
A Play Jerome Lawrence, Robert Edwin Lee. by the llsber. Awkwardly she crawls over TMax, the Portly Man and bis Wife.) GIRL-IN-A-HURRY. I beg your pardon. I beg your pardon. I do beg your pardon. I beg your pardonI beg your pardon.
autorJerome Lawrence, Robert Edwin Lee, 1972
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The Smart Set
"I beg your pardon," he stammered', “I beg your pardon " His accent was that of a Frenchman. and a Frenchman's also was the bristly pompadour upon his head, even though made of carrot-red hair. while the eyes blossoming beneath, in the ...
autor‎1907
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Harper's Monthly Magazine
[Rushes forward, scats herself in one ehnir, placing her umbrella in the other. Breathlessly : Thank goodness, I've got them. (As fat woman approaches.) . . . Yes, I've taken both. I'm sorry. ... I beg your pardon, I'm keeping this seat for a friend.
autor‎1903
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Harper's Magazine
[Rushes forward, seats herself in one. chair, placing her umbrella in the other. Breathlessly: Thank goodness, I've got them. (As fat woman approaches.) . . . Yes , I've taken both. I'm sorry. . . . I beg your pardon, I'm keeping this seat for a friend.
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A Vaporous Collection of Moments (NOT REQUIRED, TITLE ...
The phrase “I beg your pardon” itself is technically an idiom, used since time immemorial toask forgiveness and start senseless world wars, usually atthesame time. When a CroMagnon named Gloog left his cave and threw abit of his wife's ...
autorDominic Macchiaroli, 2013
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «I BEG YOUR PARDON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term I beg your pardon is used in the context of the following news items.
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Interview With Rich Edson of Fox - US Department of State
I beg your pardon? QUESTION: It will terminate though. SECRETARY KERRY: Well, at some point in time it had to terminate anyway because ... «US Department of State, Jul 15»
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Brian May swears repeatedly during televised fox hunting debate
The host Laura Kuenssberg apologised for the offensive language at the end of the debate and May added, "I beg your pardon". Sir Paul ... «New Magazine, Jul 15»
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What Does Harper Lee Want?
I said, 'I beg your pardon?' ” Carter explained where she'd found it; Nurnberg remembered that he had visited the safety deposit box with Carter ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
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Book excerpt from Shashi Tharoor's Riot: Communal violence and …
I beg your pardon? Of course. I'm sorry I got carried away. You're not really doing a story on how we managed the riot. You're doing a story ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
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An Open Letter To Hema Malini
I beg your pardon for my harsh words, but by my troth I am hurt. Fie on thee for your remarks. On Wednesday, you finally broke your silence on ... «Focus News, Jul 15»
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Good Morning Britain's Ben Shepherd left red-faced after telling Paul …
"I beg your pardon? This is morning television," he joked. An embarrassed Ben then covered his face with his hands and tried to reassure ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Read an exclusive excerpt from Katherine Howe's ghostly love story …
Tyler thinks he knows how to use this equipment, but I'm starting to have my doubts. “I beg your pardon,” the woman in the middle interrupts us. «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
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Booing Interrupts Royal Opera House Opening Night
I beg your pardon. I meant the important critics, such as Tim Ashley, Richard Morrison and Rupert Christiansen, all of whom were visible in the ... «Londonist, Jun 15»
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the guardian quick crossword-11871
18 I beg your pardon (5). More In: METRO PLUS | FEATURES · Tweet · Email the Editor · Today's Paper ePaper This Day That Age Crossword ... «The Hindu, Jun 15»
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Making political hay
I beg your pardon, Mr. President! Did you just say that this doesn't happen in other countries? I know that Washington D.C. is isolated from the ... «Logan Daily News, Jun 15»
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