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here */*/*/
UK [hɪə(r)] / US [hɪr] adverb, interjection
Summary:

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 for over 20 years.

Come here.

I want to get out of here as soon as I can.

from here:

You can see the lighthouse from here.

around/up/down/out here:

There aren't many good restaurants around here.

It's freezing cold out here.

over here (= near you, or in the country where you are):

My father was over here with the US army.

Come and sit over here.

right here (= exactly in this place):

The treaty of Versailles was signed right here in this room.

b) spoken used when you are pointing to something

Just sign your name here, at the bottom of the page.

Look, here are the rosebushes that I planted last year.

c) spoken used when you are referring to someone or something that is with you or near you

I was just explaining the problem to our friend here.

David here is an expert on computers.

2) spoken used when offering or giving something used when you are offering or giving something to someone

Here, use my handkerchief.

here's/here are:

Here's £20 – go and buy yourself something nice.

here you are/here you go:

Here you are. Take two of these tablets three times a day.

3) at this point in something at this point in a process, discussion, or series of events

Here's where I completely disagree with you.

I think we should stop here and summarize what we've said so far.

from here:

The question is, where does the peace process go from here?

4) spoken used when someone or something arrives or is found used for saying that someone or something has just arrived or is just arriving

Here we are. Sorry we're late.

here he is/here we are/here they are etc:

I'm waiting for Linda. Oh, here she is, coming up the drive.

here's/here are:

Here's the doctor now.

here come/comes:

Here comes the bus.

5) spoken used when you have just found someone or something used when you have just found a particular person or thing
here's/here are:

Oh, here are my glasses. I thought I'd lost them.

here you are/here it is/here she is etc:

Ah, here you are! I've been looking everywhere for you.

here we are!:

Now where did I put Sally's letter? Ah, here we are!

6) in the present time or situation taking place at the present time or in the present situation

Summer is here at last.

Christmas will soon be here.

Here's your chance to win £10,000.

7) mainly spoken used for introducing what will happen next used for introducing something that you are going to say or something that someone is going to do
here is/here are:

Here is the weather forecast for the British Isles.

And here's Martin Amis to talk about his latest novel.

Here's what you have to do to enter the competition.

8) used for stating a purpose used for saying what purpose someone is working for
here for:

You can always ask me if you need help. That's what I'm here for.

here to do something:

Our staff are here to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

9) in a surprising situation used when referring to a situation that seems surprising or shocking, after what happened before

He used to call himself a socialist, and now here he is selling arms to right-wing dictators.

10) spoken used for saying you are present used for saying that you are present in class when the teacher calls the names of all the students in the class

"Janet Marshall." "Here."

11) British spoken used for getting someone's attention used for getting someone's attention, especially because you are annoyed with them

Here, what are you two doing in my office?

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English dictionary. 2014.

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