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An example use of and in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that I am a busy girl and I just want to …”

meanings of and


  1. Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
  2. Introducing a qualitative difference between things having the same name; "as well as other".
  3. Yet; but.
  4. Connecting two identical elements, with implications of continued or infinite repetition.
  5. (heading) Expressing a condition.
  6. Used to connect certain numbers: connecting units when they precede tens (not dated); connecting tens and units to hundreds, thousands etc. (now often omitted in US); to connect fractions to wholes.
  7. Connecting two well formed formulas to create a well formed formula that requires the new formula to only be true when each of the two are true.
  8. Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to'. Used especially after come, go and try.
  9. As if, as though.
  10. Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.
  11. Introducing the continuation of narration from a previous understood point; also used alone as a question: ‘and so what?'.
  12. Introducing a parenthetical or explanatory clause.
  13. Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
  14. Used to combine numbers in addition; plus (with singular or plural verb).
  15. Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
  16. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
  17. If; provided that.


  1. Alternative form of ∧, the conjunction operator.
  2. The binary operator and, only true if both of two inputs is true. In infix notation.
  3. In rhythm, the second half of a divided beat.
  4. Sea smoke; steam fog.
  5. Breath.


  1. To combine (a value) with another value by means of this operator.
  2. To breathe; whisper; devise; imagine.

and frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word and occurs in english on average 26828.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics and can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that and can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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