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synonyms for be-have

  • notice
  • attend
  • behave
  • follow
  • heed
  • keep
  • listen
  • mark
  • note
  • observe
  • regard
  • respect
  • watch
  • adhere to
  • do as told
  • follow orders
  • pay attention
  • pay heed
  • take heed

antonyms for be-have

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  • disregard
  • ignore
  • disobey
  • abstain
  • cease
  • discontinue
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • give up
  • halt
  • idle
  • lose
  • mismanage
  • pause
  • receive
  • refrain
  • refuse
  • stay
  • stop
  • abandon
  • forget
  • ignore
  • let go
  • neglect
  • destroy
  • laze
  • relax
  • rest
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How to use be-have in a sentence

"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Everything showed a rapid flight; even the would-be dinner of the guerrillas was found half cooked.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Next night at dinner I proposed Sir Alister's health, and we all drank to him and his "bride-to-be."
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
While a one-step was in full swing some would-be wag suddenly turned off all the lights.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
And hand-painting it allus seemed to me, is really elocution in oils; for a be-yutiful picture is a silent talker.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The fun, when the school broke up for the term, was of the never-to-be-forgotten variety.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
He is a stranger to affectation—that dangerous rock to the would-be wit; he is natural, and is witty without trying to be a wit.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
And if he ever saw one, his corpse-to-be was a methodical little piece of humanity.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He flattered himself that by timely suggestion he had stumped at least half a dozen would-be candidates for Mildreds hand.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
"This is the blankest, rummiest blank go ever I was in," muttered the would-be iconoclast.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
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