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 History of this Word

"and" is from "ntha" (also) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is conjunction

"and" is a type of small common word

"and" is a part of the expression: and all, and how, and then some, by and by, by and large, cut and dried, good and, up and about

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Meaning 3


Indicates that something continues. Shows a large and unspecified amount. Can apply to many different things.

Examples of how the word is used

and illustration When they come to town, people come from miles and miles around.
and illustration We had a coach who believed in intense conditioning, so we ran and ran, then ran some more.