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here O.E. her "in this place, where one puts himself," from Proto-Germanic pronomial stem *hi- (from PIE *ki- "this;" see HE (Cf. he)) + adverbial suffix -r. Cognate with O.S. her, O.N., Goth. her, Swed. här, M.Du., Du. hier, O.H.G. hiar, Ger. hier.
Phrase here today and gone tomorrow first recorded 1680s in writings of Aphra Behn. Here's to _____ as a toast is from 1590s, probably short for here's health to _____. In vulgar speech, this here as an adjective is attested from 1762. To be neither here nor there "of no consequence" attested from 1580s. Here we go again as a sort of verbal roll of the eyes is attested from 1950. Noun phrase here and now "this present life" is from 1829.

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  • here — [ hır ] function word *** Here can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: Wait here. I ll be back in a minute. as an interjection: Here, have a drink of water. 1. ) in or to this place a ) in or to the place where you are: We ve lived here… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • Here — (h[=e]r), adv. [OE. her, AS. h[=e]r; akin to OS. h[=e]r, D. hier, OHG. hiar, G. hier, Icel. & Goth. h[=e]r, Dan. her, Sw. h[ a]r; fr. root of E. he. See {He}.] 1. In this place; in the place where the speaker is; opposed to {there}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hère — 1. (hè r ) s. m. 1°   Terme de mépris. Homme sans considération, sans fortune. •   Vos pareils y sont misérables, Cancres, hères et pauvres diables, LA FONT. Fabl. I, 5. •   Un villageois, un hère, un pauvre diable, LA FONT. Faucon.. • …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • here — ► ADVERB 1) in, at, or to this place or position. 2) (usu. here is/are) used when introducing or handing over something or someone. 3) used when indicating a time, point, or situation that has arrived or is happening. ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used to… …   English terms dictionary


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