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  • adj. prospective

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Examples

  • "Why, Myrtle, don't you remember about Susan Posey's is-to-be, -- the young man that has been -- well, I don't know, but I suppose engaged to her ever since they were children almost?"

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 117, July, 1867.

  • "Why, Myrtle, don't you remember about Susan Posey's is-to-be, -- the young man that has been well, I don't know, but I suppose engaged to her ever since they were children almost?"

    The Guardian Angel

  • "We'll argue that point," replied Jack: "he has attempted the life of my is-to-be, please God, father-in-law, and therefore I have the best claim to him."

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

  • "Oh, Aunt Maria," PhÅ“be said hotly, "I don't believe in that is-to-be business!

    Patchwork A Story of 'The Plain People'

  • Why, Myrtle, don't you remember about Susan Posey's is-to-be, -- the young man that has been well, I don't know, but I suppose engaged to her ever since they were children almost? "

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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