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join

 (join)
v. joined, join·ing, joins
v.tr.
1. To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit: join two boards with nails; joined hands in a circle.
2. To put or bring into close association or relationship: two families that were joined by marriage; join forces.
3. To connect (points), as with a straight line.
4. To meet and merge with: where the creek joins the river.
5. To become a part or member of: joined the photography club.
6. To come into the company of: joined the group in the waiting room.
7. To participate with in an act or activity: The committee joins me in welcoming you.
8. To adjoin: where the garage joins the house.
9. To engage in; enter into: Opposing armies joined battle on the plain.
v.intr.
1. To come together so as to form a connection: where the two bones join.
2. To act together; form an alliance: The two factions joined to oppose the measure.
3. To become a member of a group.
4. To take part; participate: joined in the search.
n.
A joint; a junction.

[Middle English joinen, from Old French joindre, joign-, join-, from Latin iungere; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: join, combine, unite, link1, connect
These verbs mean to fasten or affix or become fastened or affixed. Join applies to the physical contact or union of at least two separate things and to the coming together of persons, as into a group: The children joined hands. The two groups joined together to support the bill. "Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work" (Susan B. Anthony).
Combine suggests the mixing or merging of components, often for a specific purpose: The cook combined various ingredients. The schools combined to make more efficient use of resources. Unite stresses the coherence or oneness of the persons or things joined: The volunteers united to prevent their town from flooding. The strike united the oppressed workers. Link and connect imply a firm attachment in which the individual components remain distinct: The study linked the high crime rate to unemployment. The reporter connected the police chief to the scandal.

join

(dʒɔɪn)
vb
1. to come or bring together; connect
2. to become a member of (a club, organization, etc)
3. (often foll by: with) to become associated or allied
4. (usually foll by: in) to take part
5. (tr) to meet (someone) as a companion
6. (tr) to become part of; take a place in or with
7. (tr) to unite (two people) in marriage
8. (Mathematics) (tr) geometry to connect with a straight line or a curve
9. (tr) an informal word for adjoin
10. join battle to start fighting
11. join duty Indian to report for work after a period of leave or a strike
12. join hands
a. to hold one's own hands together
b. (of two people) to hold each other's hands
c. (usually foll by with) to work together in an enterprise or task
n
13. a joint; seam
14. the act of joining
15. (Mathematics) maths another name for union9
[C13: from Old French joindre from Latin jungere to yoke]
ˈjoinable adj

join

(dʒɔɪn)
v.t.
1. to bring or put together or in contact; connect: to join hands.
2. to come into contact or union with: The brook joins the river.
3. to bring together in a particular relation or for a specific purpose; unite: to join forces.
4. to become a member of: to join a club.
5. to enlist in: to join the Navy.
6. to meet or accompany: I'll join you later.
7. to participate with in some activity.
8. to unite in marriage.
9. to meet or engage in (battle or conflict).
10. to adjoin; meet.
11. to draw a curve or straight line between: to join two points on a graph.
v.i.
12. to come into or be in contact or connection.
13. to become united, associated, or allied (usu. fol. by with): Join with us in our campaign.
14. to take part with others (often fol. by in).
15. to be contiguous or close; adjoin.
16. to enlist in one of the armed forces (often fol. by up).
17. to meet in battle or conflict.
n.
18. a joining.
19. a place or line of joining; seam.
20. Math. union (def. 10a).
[1250–1300; < Old French joign-, tonic s. of joindre to join < Latin jungere to yoke, join]
join′a•ble, adj.
syn: join, connect, unite imply bringing two or more things together more or less closely. join may refer to a connection or association of any degree of closeness, but often implies direct contact: to join pieces of wood to form a corner. connect implies a joining as by a tie, link, or wire: to connect two batteries. unite implies a close joining of two or more things, so as to form one: to unite layers of veneer sheets to form plywood.

join


Past participle: joined
Gerund: joining

Imperative
join
join
Present
I join
you join
he/she/it joins
we join
you join
they join
Preterite
I joined
you joined
he/she/it joined
we joined
you joined
they joined
Present Continuous
I am joining
you are joining
he/she/it is joining
we are joining
you are joining
they are joining
Present Perfect
I have joined
you have joined
he/she/it has joined
we have joined
you have joined
they have joined
Past Continuous
I was joining
you were joining
he/she/it was joining
we were joining
you were joining
they were joining
Past Perfect
I had joined
you had joined
he/she/it had joined
we had joined
you had joined
they had joined
Future
I will join
you will join
he/she/it will join
we will join
you will join
they will join
Future Perfect
I will have joined
you will have joined
he/she/it will have joined
we will have joined
you will have joined
they will have joined
Future Continuous
I will be joining
you will be joining
he/she/it will be joining
we will be joining
you will be joining
they will be joining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been joining
you have been joining
he/she/it has been joining
we have been joining
you have been joining
they have been joining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been joining
you will have been joining
he/she/it will have been joining
we will have been joining
you will have been joining
they will have been joining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been joining
you had been joining
he/she/it had been joining
we had been joining
you had been joining
they had been joining
Conditional
I would join
you would join
he/she/it would join
we would join
you would join
they would join
Past Conditional
I would have joined
you would have joined
he/she/it would have joined
we would have joined
you would have joined
they would have joined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.join - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is madejoin - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction - the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
connexion, link, connection - a connecting shape
2.join - a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B"
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
direct sum - a union of two disjoint sets in which every element is the sum of an element from each of the disjoint sets
Verb1.join - become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man"
sign up - join a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate, "Sign up for yoga classes"
band oneself, league together - attach oneself to a group
unionise, unionize, organise, organize - form or join a union; "The auto workers decided to unionize"
affiliate - join in an affiliation; "The two colleges affiliated"; "They affiliated with a national group"
rejoin - join again
infiltrate, penetrate - enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
2.join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
ancylose, ankylose - produce ankylosis by surgery
connect - join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
connect - join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
miter - fit together in a miter joint
ply - join together as by twisting, weaving, or molding; "ply fabric"
close up, close - unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella"
anastomose, inosculate - cause to join or open into each other by anastomosis; "anastomose blood vessels"
couple, mate, pair, twin, match - bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
match - give or join in marriage
mortice, mortise - join by a tenon and mortise
cog - join pieces of wood with cogs
fair - join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
scarf - unite by a scarf joint
rebate - join with a rebate; "rebate the pieces of timber and stone"
rabbet - join with a rabbet joint
seam - put together with a seam; "seam a dress"
bridge - make a bridge across; "bridge a river"
connect, link, link up, tie - connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
close - bring together all the elements or parts of; "Management closed ranks"
ligate - join letters in a ligature when writing
assemble, put together, tack together, set up, piece, tack - create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
sovietise, sovietize - bring under Soviet control, of a country
disjoin, disjoint - make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
3.join - come into the company of; "She joined him for a drink"
4.join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
feather - join tongue and groove, in carpentry
attach - become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
cross-link - join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)
anastomose, inosculate - come together or open into each other; "the blood vessels anastomose"
connect, link, link up, tie - connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
copulate, mate, couple, pair - engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
yoke - become joined or linked together
engraft, graft, ingraft - cause to grow together parts from different plants; "graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"
splice - join together so as to form new genetic combinations; "splice genes"
splice - join the ends of; "splice film"
patch, piece - to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt"
solder - join or fuse with solder; "solder these two pipes together"
weld - join together by heating; "weld metal"
quilt - stitch or sew together; "quilt the skirt"
entwine, knit - tie or link together
disjoin, disjoint - become separated, disconnected or disjoint
5.join - be or become joined or united or linkedjoin - be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
syndicate - join together into a syndicate; "The banks syndicated"
articulate - unite by forming a joint or joints; "the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"
complect, interconnect, interlink - be interwoven or interconnected; "The bones are interconnected via the muscle"

join

verb
1. enrol in, enter, sign up for, become a member of, enlist in He joined the Army five years ago.
2. become involved in, associate with, affiliate with, become a part of Telephone operators joined the strike.
3. connect, unite, couple, link, marry, tie, combine, attach, knit, cement, adhere, fasten, annex, add, splice, yoke, append The opened link is used to join the two ends of the chain.
connect separate, detach, sever, disconnect, disengage, disentangle, unfasten
4. meet, touch, border, extend, butt, adjoin, conjoin, reach Allahabad, where the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers join
enrol leave, part, resign, quit
join in take part, contribute, participate, pitch in Everyone present will join in as she sings.
Proverbs
"If you can't beat them, join them"

join

verb
1. To be contiguous or next to:
2. To bring or come together into a united whole:
3. To unite or be united in a relationship:
4. To become a member of:
Informal: sign on.
Translations
مُلْتَقى، نُقْطَة الإلتِقاءيَصِلُ الأسْلاكيَصِلُ خَطَّيْنيلتَقي، يَتَّحِد مَعيَنْضَم
unió
přidat sespojitspojit sevstoupit dopřijít
blive medlem afforbindeløbe sammenmelde sigmødes
liittääliittyä
pridružiti sesastaviti
belépbeletorkollikcsatlakozáscsatlakozikillesztési pont
gerast meîlimur, ganga ísameinast; slást í hóp meîsamskeytislást í hóp meîtengja
加わる参加合流同伴接続
...에 합류하다가입하다
conectoconiungo
įstoti į kariuomenęstoti įsujungimassusiimti už rankųsuvienyti pastangas
iestātiespiebiedrotiespievienotiessaistītsalaidums
povezatipridružiti sespojiti
gå med ihänga medkomma medmötassammanfoga
เข้าร่วม
katılmakbirleşmekbirleştirmekbitişme noktasıbitiştirmek
gia nhậptham gia

join

[dʒɔɪn]
A. VT
1. (= put together, link) [+ ends, pieces, parts] → unir, juntar; [+ tables] → juntar
to join (together) two ends of a chainunir or juntar dos extremos de una cadena
the island is joined to the mainland by a bridgeun puente une or conecta la isla a tierra firme
to join A to B; join A and Bunir or juntar A con B
join the dots to form a pictureuna los puntos para formar un dibujo
to join handscogerse or (LAm) tomarse de la mano
2. (= merge with) [+ river] → desembocar en, confluir con; [+ sea] → desembocar en; [+ road] → empalmar con
where does the River Wye join the Severn?¿a qué altura desemboca el Wye en el Severn?, ¿dónde confluye el Wye con el Severn?
where the river joins the seaen la desembocadura del río en el mar
where the track joins the roaddonde el camino empalma con la carretera
3. (= enter, become part of) [+ university, firm, religious order] → ingresar en, entrar en; [+ club, society] → hacerse socio de; [+ political party] → afiliarse a, hacerse miembro de; [+ army, navy] → alistarse en, ingresar en; [+ queue] → meterse en; [+ procession, strike, movement] → sumarse a, unirse a
join the club!¡bienvenido al club!
to join forces (with sb to do sth) (gen) → juntarse (con algn para hacer algo) (Mil) → aliarse (con algn para hacer algo) (Comm) → asociarse (con algn para hacer algo)
we joined the motorway at junction 15nos metimos en la autopista por la entrada 15
to join one's regimentincorporarse a su regimiento
to join one's ship (= return to) → volver a su buque; (= go on board) → embarcar
see also battle A1
see also rank 1 A2
4. (= be with, meet) [+ person] → acompañar a
may I join you? (at table) → ¿les importa que les acompañe?
will you join us for dinner?¿nos acompañas a cenar?, ¿cenas con nosotros?
if you're going for a walk, do you mind if I join you?si vais a dar un paseo, ¿os importa que os acompañe?
will you join me in or for a drink?¿se toma una copa conmigo?
I'll join you later if I canyo iré luego si puedo
join us at the same time next week for (Rad, TV) → la próxima semana tiene una cita con nosotros a la misma hora en ...
Paul joins me in wishing youal igual que yo, Paul te desea ...
they should join us in exposing government corruptiondeberían unirse or sumarse a nosotros para sacar a la luz la corrupción del gobierno
B. VI
1. (= connect) [ends, pieces, parts] → unirse, juntarse
2. (= merge) [roads] → empalmar, juntarse; [rivers] → confluir, juntarse; [lines] → juntarse
3.
to join together (to do sth) (= meet) [people] → reunirse (para hacer algo); (= unite) [groups, organizations] → unirse (para hacer algo); (= pool resources) → asociarse (para hacer algo)
to join with sb in doing sthunirse a algn para hacer algo
Moscow and Washington have joined in condemning these actionsMoscú y Washington se han unido para protestar por estas acciones
we join with you in hoping thatcompartimos su esperanza de que ... + subjun, al igual que ustedes esperamos que ... + subjun
4. (= become a member) (of club) → hacerse socio; (of political party) → afiliarse, hacerse miembro
C. N (in wood, crockery) → juntura f, unión f (Tech) → junta f
you could hardly see the joinapenas se notaba la juntura or la unión
join in
A. VI + PREP [+ game, celebration, conversation] → tomar parte en, participar en; [+ protest] → sumarse a, unirse a
they all joined in the gametodos tomaron parte or participaron en el juego
can anyone join in this discussion?¿puede participar cualquiera en esta discusión?
they all joined in the last songtodos cantaron la última canción
B. VI + ADV (in game, celebration, conversation) → participar
he doesn't join in muchapenas participa
a couple began to dance and then we all joined inuna pareja salió a bailar y detrás fuimos todos
she started singing, and the audience joined inempezó a cantar, y el público se unió a ella
join in everyone! (in chorus) → ¡todo el mundo!, ¡todos!
join on
A. VT + ADV
1. (= attach) → unir
how do I join on the sleeves?¿cómo uno las mangas?
2. (= add) [+ extra piece, building] → añadir
B. VI + ADV [part] → unirse, juntarse
where the muscles join on to the bonedonde los músculos se unen a or juntan con el hueso
join up
A. VI + ADV
1. (Mil) → alistarse
2. (= meet) [people] → reunirse, juntarse
we joined up with him in Málaganos reunimos or nos juntamos con él en Málaga
3. (= merge) [roads] → empalmar, juntarse; [rivers] → confluir, juntarse
4. [organizations, groups] (= unite, team up) → unirse, asociarse; (= merge) → fusionarse
B. VT + ADV [+ ends, pieces, parts] → unir, juntar
join up the dots to form a pictureuna los puntos para formar un dibujo
joined up writingescritura f cursiva, escritura f corrida

join

[ˈdʒɔɪn]
vt
(= become member of) [+ club, group] → s'inscrire à
I'm going to join the ski club → Je vais m'inscrire au club de ski.
to join the army → s'engager dans l'armée
to join a queue → se mettre à la queue
(= meet) [+ person, people] → rejoindre, retrouver
I'll join you later → Je vous rejoindrai plus tard.
Will you join us for dinner?
BUT Vous dînerez bien avec nous?.
(at table, in activity)se joindre à
Do you mind if I join you? → Puis-je me joindre à vous?
(= link) → relier
[+ motorway, river] → rejoindre
to join forces → unir ses forces
to join forces with sb/sth → s'unir à qch/qn
vi (= merge) [roads, rivers] → se rejoindre
n (in mended object)raccord m
join in
vi
(= take part) → participer
[singers] → reprendre en chœur
vt fus
(= take part in) [+ discussion, game, activity] → prendre part à
[+ chorus] → reprendre le refrain (en chœur)
join up
vi
(= enlist) → s'engager
[people, groups] → se retrouver
to join up with sb → retrouver qnjoined-up [ˌdʒɔɪndˈʌp] adj
[writing] → attaché(e)
(= integrated) [thinking, government] → cohérent(e)

join

vt
(lit, fig: = connect, unite) → verbinden (to mit); to join two things togetherzwei Dinge (miteinander) verbinden; (= attach also)zwei Dinge zusammenfügen or aneinanderfügen; join the dots (together)verbinden Sie die Punkt; to join battle (with the enemy)den Kampf mit dem Feind aufnehmen; to join hands (lit, fig)sich (dat)or einander die Hände reichen; joined in marriagedurch das heilige Band der Ehe verbunden or vereinigt; they are joined at the hip (fig inf)sie sind völlig unzertrennlich, sie hängen wie Kletten aneinander (inf)
(= become member of) armygehen zu; one’s regimentsich anschließen (+dat), → sich begeben zu; NATO, the EUbeitreten (+dat); political party, clubbeitreten (+dat), → Mitglied werden von or bei or in (+dat), → eintreten in (+acc); religious ordereintreten in (+acc), → beitreten (+dat); university (as student) → anfangen an (+dat); (as staff) firmanfangen bei; group of people, processionsich anschließen (+dat); to join the queuesich in die Schlange stellen or einreihen; he has been ordered to join his ship at Liverpooler hat Order bekommen, sich in Liverpool auf seinem Schiff einzufinden or zu seinem Schiff zu begeben; Dr Morris will be joining us for a year as guest professorDr. Morris wird ein Jahr bei uns Gastprofessor sein
he joined us in Franceer stieß in Frankreich zu uns; I joined him at the stationwir trafen uns am Bahnhof, ich traf mich mit ihm am Bahnhof; I’ll join you in five minutesich bin in fünf Minuten bei Ihnen; (= follow you)ich komme in fünf Minuten nach; may I join you?kann ich mich Ihnen anschließen?; (= sit with you)darf ich Ihnen Gesellschaft leisten?, darf ich mich zu Ihnen setzen?; (in game, plan etc) → kann ich mitmachen?; will you join us?machen Sie mit?, sind Sie dabei?; (= sit with us)wollen Sie uns nicht Gesellschaft leisten?, wollen Sie sich (nicht) zu uns setzen?; (= come with us)kommen Sie mit?; do join us for lunchwollen Sie nicht mit uns essen?; will you join me in a drink?trinken Sie ein Glas mit mir?; Paul joins me in wishing you …Paul schließt sich meinen Wünschen für … an; they joined us in singing …sie sangen mit uns zusammen; Moscow has joined Washington in condemning these actionsMoskau hat sich Washington angeschlossen und diese Handlungen verurteilt
(river) another river, the seaeinmünden or fließen in (+acc); (road) another road(ein)münden in (+acc); his estates join oursseine Ländereien grenzen an unsere (an)
vi
(also join together: two parts) (= be attached)(miteinander) verbunden sein; (= be attachable)sich (miteinander) verbinden lassen; (= grow together)zusammenwachsen; (= meet, be adjacent)zusammenstoßen, zusammentreffen; (estates)aneinander (an)grenzen; (rivers)zusammenfließen, sich vereinigen; (roads)sich treffen; let us all join together in the Lord’s Prayerwir wollen alle zusammen das Vaterunser beten; he joins with me in wishing you …er schließt sich meinen Wünschen für … an; to join together in doing somethingetw zusammen or gemeinsam tun; Moscow and Washington have joined in condemning these actionsMoskau und Washington haben diese Handlungen gemeinsam verurteilt; they all joined together to get her a presentsie taten sich alle zusammen, um ihr ein Geschenk zu kaufen
(club member) → beitreten, Mitglied werden
nNaht(stelle) f; (in pipe, knitting) → Verbindungsstelle f

join

[dʒɔɪn]
1. vt
a. (fasten) to join (together)unire, congiungere; (link) → collegare (fig) → unire
to join hands → prendersi per mano
to join battle (with) (frm) → attaccare battaglia (con)
to join A and B or A to B → unire A e B or A a B
to join forces (with) → allearsi (con or a) (fig) → mettersi insieme (a)
b. (procession) → unirsi a; (club) → divenire socio/a di; (university) → entrare a; (army, navy, religious order, firm) → entrare in; (political party) → iscriversi a
to join a queue → mettersi in fila
to join one's ship → imbarcarsi
to join one's regiment → raggiungere il proprio reggimento
c. (person) → unirsi a
may I join you? → posso?, permette?
will you join us? (come with us) → viene con noi? (in restaurant, bar) → vuole sedersi con noi?
will you join us for dinner? → viene a cena con noi?
will you join me in a drink? → posso offrirle qualcosa da bere?
I'll join you later → vi raggiungo più tardi
they joined us in protesting → si sono uniti a noi nel protestare
d. (river) → confluire in, gettarsi in; (road) → immettersi in
2. vi
a. to join (together) (parts, people) → unirsi; (lines) → incontrarsi; (roads) → congiungersi; (rivers) → confluire
b. (club member) → divenire socio/a
3. n (in wood, wallpaper) → giuntura (Sewing) → cucitura
join in
1. vi + prep (game, discussion, protest) → prendere parte a, partecipare a
they all joined in the chorus → tutti si unirono al ritornello
2. vi + advpartecipare; (in singing) join in!cantate con noi!
join on
1. vt + advfissare, attaccare
2. vi + adv (in queue) → mettersi in coda; (part) → unirsi
join up
1. vi + adv (Mil) → arruolarsi
2. vt + adv (wires) → unire, collegare

join

(dʒoin) verb
1. (often with up, ~on etc) to put together or connect. The electrician joined the wires (up) wrongly; You must join this piece (on) to that piece; He joined the two stories together to make a play; The island is joined to the mainland by a sandbank at low tide.
2. to connect (two points) eg by a line, as in geometry. Join point A to point B.
3. to become a member of (a group). Join our club!
4. (sometimes with up) to meet and come together (with). This lane joins the main road; Do you know where the two rivers join?; They joined up with us for the remainder of the holiday.
5. to come into the company of. I'll join you later in the restaurant.
noun
a place where two things are joined. You can hardly see the joins in the material.
join forces
to come together for united work or action. We would do better if we joined forces (with each other).
join hands
to clasp one another's hands (eg for dancing). Join hands with your partner; They joined hands in a ring.
join in
to take part (in). We're playing a game – do join in!; He would not join in the game.
join up
to become a member of an armed force. He joined up in 1940.

join

يَنْضَمُ, يَنْضَمُّ إلى přidat se, spojit (se) melde sig, slutte sig til beitreten εγγράφομαι, συμμετέχω unir, unirse, unirse a liittää, liittyä adhérer à, rejoindre pridružiti se, sastaviti unire, unirsi ・・・に入る, 加わる ...에 합류하다, 가입하다 aansluiten bij (zich), lid worden van slutte seg til, tilslutte dołączyć integrar, juntar, juntar-se вступить, соединять förena, gå med i เข้าร่วม katılmak gia nhập, tham gia 加入, 参加

join

v. unir, juntar; [as a member] hacerse miembro, hacerse socio-a; [meet] encontrarse.

join

(two objects) vt unir, juntar; vi unirse
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He consents without a murmur, all join in a joyful chorus, and the curtain falls upon the lovers kneeling to receive Don Pedro's blessing in attitudes of the most romantic grace.
He's going to try to induce me to join his expedition to the Copan valley.
When Otto left Austria to come to America, he was asked by one of his relatives to look after a woman who was crossing on the same boat, to join her husband in Chicago.
But it was not long before the tragedian had gone to join the cavalry officer and the engaged young man and a few others; and Edna found herself face to face with the realities.
After simpering in a small way, like one whose modesty prohibited a more open expression of his admiration of a witticism that was perfectly unintelligible to his hearers, he continued, "It is not prudent for any one of my profession to be too familiar with those he has to instruct; for which reason I follow not the line of the army; besides which, I conclude that a gentleman of your character has the best judgment in matters of wayfaring; I have, therefore, decided to join company, in order that the ride may be made agreeable, and partake of social communion.
We advanced within four miles thereof, where we met a party of thirty Indians, on their march against Boonsborough, intending to join the others from Chelicothe.
So you contrived to throw over your stupid business and join us, after all," she said; "or was it that you changed your mind at the last moment?
Too late, we fear, even to join the party at their wine
By certain signs and symptoms, I thought he seemed anxious for me to join him; but well knowing what was to follow, I deliberated a moment whether, in case he invited me, I would comply or otherwise.
Consider that the whale has nothing that can properly be called a neck; on the contrary, where his head and body seem to join, there, in that very place, is the thickest part of him.
I thought the same, but my mother did not join with us.
If one of them be a minute late, he will be docked an hour's pay, and if he be many minutes late, he will be apt to find his brass check turned to the wall, which will send him out to join the hungry mob that waits every morning at the gates of the packing houses, from six o'clock until nearly half-past eight.