from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. borough


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  • Marit should have gone with him'she could be of help-but when the headman looked in her direction, she was intently looking somewhere else and refused to catch his eye.

    Into the Labyrinth

  • She needed to get out of the house, get help-but first, she needed one more tiny reassurance that she'd really seen what she thought she'd seen.


  • The three-year-old, even if she could be lured out of hiding, would be no help-but if the three twelve-year-olds could be introduced to each other and enlisted, Stranger might be able to work something out.

    The Otherworld

  • He did not want to think about dial, he did not want to wonder and to worry when he could not help-but there were other prints, and Zadny stayed bristled up and uneasy as they went.

    The Goblin Mirror

  • Maybe he would find help-but how would the help find them?

    Isle of View

  • He asked Dispatch for some help-but there were gang fights all over tonight, and a rash of armed-and-dangerous, and there was nobody to spare.

    Children Of The Night

  • "Because"I'm going to try something, to bring in help-but it's going to need a physical body if it comes.

    Burning Water

  • She's appealing to the magazine editors who compile these lists not just because she's a slender clotheshorse with deep pockets and friends in high places-these things help-but also because her calendar is bursting with loads of commitments that seem to crush the stereotypes of both idle royals and submissive Muslim wives.

    Slate Magazine

  • I first tried to do it in Final Cut Pro-I read online tutorials, called Apple for help-but it looked like it would take a long time to get everything right.

    Pogue's Posts

  • I like to help-but in the teaching field, I am a bit weak: (, hahaha. .that's why I like you so much-you stick with me till I get all this stuff, hahaha:)

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes


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