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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hmm.


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  • I was standing behind the counter after serving the last dish, trying a bite of it and listening to the "hmms" running around the room and couldn't resist saying, "You know, I get to eat like this all the time."

    Chicken Parmigiano

  • I don't need to hear the flat “ah-has” and “hmms” of the listener to know she's not interested.

    The Listening Place

  • We worked in silence, punctuating the air with hmms and her questions of “Are you accepting new patients?”

    20 milligrams. «

  • At some point Obama will face some tough questions, and his performance in dealing with those questions has been abysmal--the er's and hmms predominate.

    CNN's horrific Obamamania.

  • Bored people stop participating in a conversation, moving from “And what happened next?” to “Mmm-hmms” and eventually nods.

    Overcoming Your Nerd-Dom: Part 1 In A Possibly-Continuing Series

  • Serious what on earth .. let people who never seen WoW play the game and give comment about it ... hmms right that's the way you do it .. super curious about those

    GameSpot's News, Screenshots, Movies, Reviews, Previews, Downloads, and Features

  • After a few hmms and mmms someone finally said "Fish" followed by a quick "Shark."

    Qwaider Planet

  • Marek hmms, Mattoni Negroni tastes like Gasparovic's feet.

    Fedora People

  • Yes, they exist ... and it is not hard to find! hmms.

  • This was not the removal of 50 hmms, and uuhhs like you might have to do with an Obama interview, this is the removal of words to deliberately change the context of the interview and make it look as if she were giving canned answers or that she does not know much.

    Big Dogs House


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