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by and by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by-and-byadverb

    an indefinite time in the future

    "he'll get around to it in the sweet by-and-by"

  2. by and by, lateradverb

    at some eventual time in the future

    "By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"

    Synonyms:
    after, subsequently, afterwards, later, afterward, later on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. by and by

    Synonyms:
    presently, soon, before long, in a short time

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#7792subsequently
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How to use by and by in a sentence?

  1. sivuyile mqxekwa:

    People who turn to not take me serious unconsciously neglect the future and by so doing their actions from then bears consequential results for both their ignorance and their state of unconsciousness.

  2. Sam Turner:

    The Tajoura detention center does pose a very high risk of being targeted as part of the wider conflict, in addition to the risks that refugees and migrants are exposed to by the conflict in general and by the conditions of detention.

  3. Harold Geneen:

    Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented.

  4. Zach Anderson:

    Twenty-five years on the sex offender registry meant that I wouldn't be able to go to the skate park until I was 45 and by then, I probably wouldn't even want to go, if I had kids, I wouldn't have been able to go to their school functions.

  5. Ellen McCurdy:

    We just grabbed a few essentials and just ran and by that stage everybody along the street was on the move.


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  • ar ballIrish
  • על ידי ועל ידיHebrew
  • taihoa, taro ake, tāria te wā, taro kau iho, taihoa akeMāori
  • мир иной, тот свет, постепенноRussian

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