mine


mine
mine1 [ maın ] pronoun ***
Mine is a possessive pronoun, being a possessive form of I. It can refer to a singular or plural noun, and it can be used as the subject, object, or complement of a verb or the object of a preposition:
The glass on the left is mine.
Your hands aren't as big as mine.
used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with you when you are the person speaking or writing:
Can I borrow your keys? I can't find mine.
Most people would think a job like mine is really boring.
This must be your T-shirt. Mine has stains on it.
of mine: I got the idea from a friend of mine.
mine
mine 2 [ maın ] noun count *
1. ) a large hole or tunnel in the ground from which people take coal, gold, etc.
2. ) a bomb that is hidden under the ground or under water and explodes when someone or something touches it
a mine of information (on/about)
someone or something that can provide you with a lot of information, gossip, etc.:
The Internet is a mine of information on gardening.
mine
mine 3 [ maın ] verb *
1. ) intransitive or transitive to dig a large hole or tunnel in the ground in order to get coal, gold, etc., or to take coal, gold, etc. from such a hole or tunnel:
an area where tin is mined
mine for: People still mine for coal in this area.
2. ) transitive to hide bombs under the ground or under water:
The road was heavily mined.
mine
mine 4 [ maın ] determiner
an old word meaning my

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

Synonyms:
, / , (secretly)


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