have been

have been
زَارَ \ call: to make a short visit: The doctor called at my house. Many ships call at Southampton. haunt: (of spirits of the dead) to seem to visit (a person or place) often; (of memories, dreams, etc.) trouble (sb.) by coming often to the mind: The fear of taking my exams haunts me. pay a visit: to visit (as a duty, rather than for pleasure): I must pay a visit to the doctor. see: visit; receive (a visitor): You should see your doctor. have been: have made a visit: Have you ever been to London?. visit: to go to see a person or place: He visits his parents every Saturday. Let’s visit Brighton for a few days.

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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  • have been to... — have been to... phrase used for saying that someone has gone to a place and returned Have you ever been to Venice? Where have you been? I’ve been to London. Thesaurus: to visit a person or place, or to be visited by someonesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • have been around — {v. phr.}, {informal} Have been to many places and done many things; know people; have experience and be able to take care of yourself. * /Uncle Willie is an old sailor and has really been around./ * /Betty likes to go out with Jerry, because he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have been around — {v. phr.}, {informal} Have been to many places and done many things; know people; have experience and be able to take care of yourself. * /Uncle Willie is an old sailor and has really been around./ * /Betty likes to go out with Jerry, because he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have been there before — (slang) To have been in the same, esp unpleasant, situation before • • • Main Entry: ↑there * * * informal know all about a situation from experience * * * have been there beˈfore idiom (informal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • have been in the wars — (figurative) To show signs of injury • • • Main Entry: ↑war * * * have been in the ˈwars idiom (informal) to have been injured in a fight or an accident • You look like you ve been in the wars who gave you that black eye? …   Useful english dictionary

  • have been had — spoken phrase to have been tricked or cheated, especially by having to pay too much money for something The picture’s a fake – you’ve been had. Thesaurus: to be cheated or trickedsynonym Main entry: have …   Useful english dictionary

  • have been around — (informal) To be experienced or sophisticated • • • Main Entry: ↑around * * * informal have a lot of varied experience and understanding of the world * * * have been around idiom to have gained knowledge and experience of the world Main entry: ↑a …   Useful english dictionary

  • have been around a bit — have been around (a bit) informal if someone has been around, they have had a lot of experience of life and know a lot of things. She s been around a bit she should know how to look after herself …   New idioms dictionary

  • have been around — (a bit) informal if someone has been around, they have had a lot of experience of life and know a lot of things. She s been around a bit she should know how to look after herself …   New idioms dictionary

  • have been around the block (a couple a few times) — have been around the block (a couple of/​a few times) informal phrase to have a lot of experience of something, especially when this means that it is difficult to trick or surprise you When you’ve been around the block as many times as I have,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have been around the block (a couple of few times) — have been around the block (a couple of/​a few times) informal phrase to have a lot of experience of something, especially when this means that it is difficult to trick or surprise you When you’ve been around the block as many times as I have,… …   Useful english dictionary

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