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    use of 'be of '

    what does ''of be '' mean exactly ??
    anybody help me in a detailed way plz...
    thank u in advance!

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    Re: use of 'be of '

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    what does ''of be '' mean exactly ??
    anybody help me in a detailed way plz...
    thank u in advance!
    'Of be' doesn't mean anything.


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    Re: use of 'be of '

    sorry it should be 'be of ''
    it is ok??

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    Re: use of 'be of '

    Quote Originally Posted by unregister View Post
    sorry it should be 'be of ''
    it is ok??
    'Be' is the bare infinitive of the verb 'to be', 'of' is a preposition. How do you want to use them?

    Perhaps you mean 'be off' as in 'Be off with you!' which is another way of saying 'Go away!'


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    Re: use of 'be of '

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    'Be' is the bare infinitive of the verb 'to be', 'of' is a preposition. How do you want to use them?

    Perhaps you mean 'be off' as in 'Be off with you!' which is another way of saying 'Go away!'

    for ex: it is of german origin..bla bla bla...
    sentence like this one,what does it mean exactly?

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    Re: use of 'be of '

    Quote Originally Posted by unregister View Post
    for ex: it is of german origin..bla bla bla...
    sentence like this one,what does it mean exactly?
    It means that it comes from Germany.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It means that it comes from Germany.
    thank you for setting ur precious time aside for me...
    hope to see u again on another topic.. :D

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