Belong

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Definition

to belong (to my dog): to be the property of (my dog), to be owned by (my dog)
verb
This cork-screw collection belongs to my father. It's his property; he owns it.
the personal belongings the items and possessions which you own

(Your skateboard) belongs (in the garage): (Your skateboard) should be (in the garage)
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I don't belong to you; you can't tell me what to do!
US: Never leave your personal belongings unattended at an airport.

Examples

  • "Horatio : It belonged to Joan Wayne."
  • "This next office belongs to Bob Carter, head of the IT department."
  • "In Sweden, more than a fifth of the population belongs to a union."
  • "Krazy Gidyeon : Ok, so now these perfumes belong to Krazy Gidyeon."
  • "Bruno : Brent, I'm happy to say that we have in fact reached an agreement with the International Fruit Concern, and that Miracle Juices now belongs to them."
  • "If this person belongs to you, or sounds like someone you know, please come to the hospital immediately, mmkay?"
  • "Which party do you belong to Bruno?"
  • "If you ask me, those news items belong on the front page, in bold print in capital letters!"
  • "So bring me your babies, just label them clearly so that I know which one belongs to whom. No one will get hurt, I promise."

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