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

  • "The experience was utterly humiliating for both of us, and for a long while, it seemed that we would die in that horrible, detestable yet meticulously organized hellhole."
  • "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."
  • "I've got both documents open but I have to click between them."
  • "I guarantee you that with a bit of careful management, both the Sydney and the Wellington teams will enjoy some healthy competition."
  • "I really hope the both of you will rest in peace."
  • "I wish there were enough room on my screen to display both documents at the same time!"
  • "I just want to reassure you that you're both bad, and that song was certainly double bad."
  • "Her accent both confuses and arouses me."
  • "This is a very real cause that both of us have a very personal connection to."

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