Both

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Definition

both: this one and that one, the two of them; at the same time
adjective
Look both ways before crossing the street. Look to the left as well as the right.
He is both my brother and my friend. I think of him as a friend as well as a brother.

both (you) and (me): (you) as well as (me)
idiom

Examples

  • "Bruno : Listen, Brian, I'm sorry but we both agreed, if I let you become president of Europe AND keep your job at Delavigne, you would need to be willing to make some sacrifices."
  • "This is a very real cause that both of us have a very personal connection to."
  • "Because both of our bosses are gone, I would like to nominate myself as interim interim CEO."
  • "I just want to reassure you that you're both bad, and that song was certainly double bad."
  • "In my mind, a birthday is no different than a funeral - both events indicate that you are moving closer to being lowered into the ground."
  • "You oversee all sales - both wholesale and retail - and lead the sales department as well as working with your own key clients."
  • "Icarus : Using high pitch frequencies emitted by the global positioning device in Bruno's helicopter, and then cross referencing them both with the amount of fuel in the helicopter as well as all known latitude and longitudes in both the eastern and western hemispheres, I was able to project Bruno and Susie's trajectory and landing location within one kilometer!"
  • "Train employees (both female and male) depressed me with their glamour, slenderness, and orange make-up."
  • "Her accent both confuses and arouses me."

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