been had

  • 1 been had — AND was had 1. phr. been copulated with; been made pregnant. □ I’ve been had, and I’m going to have the baby. □ When she said she was had, I didn’t know it was on her honeymoon. 2. phr. been mistreated, cheated, or dealt with badly. (See also… …

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  • 2 been had — to have been deceived. If you paid much for this radio, you ve been had, pal! …

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  • 3 been had — cheated, swindled, taken in    If he paid a hundred dollars for that radio, he s been had …

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  • 4 BEEN HAD — …

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  • 5 have been had — spoken phrase to have been tricked or cheated, especially by having to pay too much money for something The picture’s a fake – you’ve been had. Thesaurus: to be cheated or trickedsynonym Main entry: have …

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  • 6 have been had — spoken to have been tricked or cheated, especially by having to pay too much money for something The picture s a fake – you ve been had …

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  • 7 have been had on toast — To have been swindled • • • Main Entry: ↑toast …

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  • 8 have been had — v. have been cheated, deceived, or fooled …

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  • 9 had — [hæd] adjective be had informal to be tricked: • Skilled counterfeiting led stores to sell goods they thought were the real thing, only to find they d been had. * * * had UK US /hæd/ adjective INFORMAL ● be had Cf …

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  • 10 had — (The auxiliary verb is pronounced [[t]həd, STRONG hæd[/t]]. For the main verb, and for the meanings 2 to 5, the pronunciation is [[t]hæ̱d[/t]].) 1) Had is the past tense and past participle of have. 2) AUX Had is sometimes used instead of if to… …

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  • 11 had — /hæd / (say had), weak forms /həd / (say huhd), /əd / (say uhd), /d / (say d) verb 1. past tense and past participle of have. –phrase 2. been had, Colloquial to have been cheated or duped: this car is a dud – I think I ve been had …

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  • 12 had — strong, 1 the past tense and past participle of have 2 be had informal to be tricked or be made to look stupid: I m afraid you ve been had! This watch is a fake! …

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  • 13 had —  Swindled.    ♣ You ve been had …

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  • 14 Had — (h[a^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Have}. [OE. had, hafde, hefde, AS. h[ae]fde.] See {Have}. [1913 Webster] {Had as lief}, {Had rather}, {Had better}, {Had as soon}, etc., with a nominative and followed by the infinitive without to, are well established… …

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  • 15 Had as lief — Had Had (h[a^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Have}. [OE. had, hafde, hefde, AS. h[ae]fde.] See {Have}. [1913 Webster] {Had as lief}, {Had rather}, {Had better}, {Had as soon}, etc., with a nominative and followed by the infinitive without to, are well… …

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  • 16 Had as soon — Had Had (h[a^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Have}. [OE. had, hafde, hefde, AS. h[ae]fde.] See {Have}. [1913 Webster] {Had as lief}, {Had rather}, {Had better}, {Had as soon}, etc., with a nominative and followed by the infinitive without to, are well… …

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  • 17 Had better — Had Had (h[a^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Have}. [OE. had, hafde, hefde, AS. h[ae]fde.] See {Have}. [1913 Webster] {Had as lief}, {Had rather}, {Had better}, {Had as soon}, etc., with a nominative and followed by the infinitive without to, are well… …

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  • 18 Had rather — Had Had (h[a^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Have}. [OE. had, hafde, hefde, AS. h[ae]fde.] See {Have}. [1913 Webster] {Had as lief}, {Had rather}, {Had better}, {Had as soon}, etc., with a nominative and followed by the infinitive without to, are well… …

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  • 19 been — [bi:n, bın US bın] [: Old English; Origin: gebeon] 1.) the past participle of ↑be 2.) a) used to say that someone has gone to a place and come back been to ▪ I ve never been to Japan. have been to do sth ▪ Have you been to see the Van Gogh… …

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  • 20 had — 1. had better. See better 1. 2. had have. This occurs with unreal (or unfulfilled) propositions in the past, constructed either with if (or an equivalent construction) as in the sentence If I had have known, I would have said something or with a… …

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