Find

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Definition

to find: to discover, to encounter, to locate, to situate
verb
Where can I find a post office? Where is the post office?
I found that restaurant expensive. I think that restaurant was expensive.

This is an irregular verb:
I find / I found / I have found

to find that: to think, to see that, to conclude, to understand that
verb
If you take a look at the report, you will find that our sales have been increasing for the past six months.

Examples

  • "Hopefully, you'll find some much-needed perspective on the direction you've taken professionally."
  • "I'm sure you'll find the job as gratifying as I found picking up your soiled tissues and discarded chocolate wrappers for the past decade as your special assistant."
  • "What did you find in our son's room?"
  • "Well, the pants I found in a Bangladeshi harem, and the high heels are from Mummy-"
  • "I'm sure you'll find the job as gratifying as I found picking up your soiled tissues and discarded chocolate wrappers for the past decade as your special assistant."
  • "My latest mission finds me in possession of a microfiche, obtained from one Edward Moon: intern."
  • "I can't find my chakra."
  • "I'm sure we'll find many other problems. Looking forward to our first session on Monday."
  • "Glen : Here, let me help you find it, Edward."
  • "I'm off to find those spiders."

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