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Meaning of "I beg your pardon" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF I BEG YOUR PARDON

I beg your pardon  [aɪ bɛɡ jɔː ˈpɑːdən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF I BEG YOUR PARDON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
I beg your pardon is an exclamation.
Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH I BEG YOUR PARDON


Arden
ˈɑːdən
Baden
ˈbaːdən
broaden
ˈbrɔːdən
burden
ˈbɜːdən
common-or-garden
ˌkɒmənərˈɡɑːdən
cordon
ˈkɔːdən
Dardan
ˈdɑːdən
Eden
ˈiːdən
farden
ˈfɑːdən
garden
ˈɡɑːdən
Gordon
ˈɡɔːdən
harden
ˈhɑːdən
Jordan
ˈdʒɔːdən
lardon
ˈlɑːdən
Nevadan
ˈnɪˈvɑːdən
pardon
ˈpɑːdən
reharden
riːˈhɑːdən
superharden
ˌsuːpərˈhɑːdən
Sweden
ˈswiːdən
Vardon
ˈvɑːdən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE I BEG YOUR PARDON

I can´t be fagged
I Ching
I dare say
I daresay
I don´t think
I have it
I Kings
I know what
I say!
I would be obliged
I wouldn´t doubt someone
I-beam
I-go
I-pin
i-Player
I-spy
i-type semiconductor
I.
I.Chem.E.

WORDS THAT END LIKE I BEG YOUR PARDON

abandon
Armageddon
bombardon
bourdon
cardon
clarendon
Croydon
don
East London
Greater London
guerdon
Huntingdon
London
Poseidon
Reardon
reguerdon
royal pardon
Swindon
tendon
Wimbledon

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «I beg your pardon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF I BEG YOUR PARDON

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Translator English - Chinese

请再说一遍
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Le ruego me disculpe
570 millions of speakers

English

I beg your pardon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

माफ़ कीजिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أستميحك عذرا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Прошу прощения
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Perdão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাফ করবেন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Je vous demande pardon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saya mohon maaf
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wie bitte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ごめんなさい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

내가 뭐라고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kula nyuwun pangapunten
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tôi xin lỗi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான் உன் மன்னிப்பை கெஞ்சி கேட்கிறேன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मी तुझ्या माफी मागत आहे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

afedersiniz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Chiedo scusa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Słucham
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Прошу пробачення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Pardon
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Με συγχωρείτε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ek smeek jou vergewe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Jag ber om ursäkt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Unnskyld
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of I beg your pardon

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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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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about I beg your pardon

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «I BEG YOUR PARDON»

Discover the use of I beg your pardon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to I beg your pardon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
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.
Ekow Acquah-Asare, 2004
2
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 ...
Turton, 1998
3
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 !
John 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 ...
Kate Clair, Cynthia Busic-Snyder, 2012
5
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 ...
Gráinne Smith, 2004
6
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.
Jerome 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 ...
‎1907
8
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.
‎1903
9
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.
‎1903
10
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 ...
Dominic Macchiaroli, 2013

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»
2
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»
3
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»
4
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»
5
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»
6
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»
7
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»
8
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»
9
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»
10
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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« EDUCALINGO. I beg your pardon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/i-beg-your-pardon>. May 2019 ».
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