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i 1or I (ī)
n., pl. I's Is, i's is.
pron. nom. I, poss. my mine, obj. me; pron.
A speaker or writer uses I to refer to himself or herself. I is the subject of a verb. It is always written as a capital letter.
You can also use I as part of the subject of a verb, along with another person or other people. You mention the other person first. Say 'My friend and I', not 'I and my friend'.
Don't use 'I' after is. Say 'It's me', not 'It's I'.
|Noun||1.||I - a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)|
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
iodine-131 - heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days; used in a sodium salt to diagnose thyroid disease and to treat goiter
iodine-125 - light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days; used as a tracer in thyroid studies and as a treatment for hyperthyroidism
halogen - any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
|2.||I - the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"|
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
singleton - a single object (as distinguished from a pair)
|3.||i - the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet|
Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet - the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
|Adj.||1.||i - used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane' is Scottish"|
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Ii1 [aɪ] N (= letter) → I, i f
I for Isabel → I de Isabel
to dot the i's and cross the t's → poner los puntos sobre las íes
I2 [aɪ] PERS PRON (emphatic, to avoid ambiguity) → yo
I'm not one to exaggerate → yo no soy de los que exageran
it is I who → soy yo quien ...
he was frightened but I wasn't → él estaba asustado pero yo no
if I were you → yo que tú
Ann and I → Ann y yo
he is taller than I am → es más alto que yo
I'll go and see → voy a ver
Ii [ˈaɪ] n (= letter) → I, i m
I for Isaac, I for India (US) → I comme Irma
I speak French → Je parle français.
I love cats → J'aime les chats.
Ann and I → Ann et moi
Well, I liked him anyway → Eh bien moi, je l'aimais bien.