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mean
used in David Copperfield

10 uses
  • I felt only less mean than he.
    Chapters 40-42 (90% in)
  • 'OUR own house, I mean,' faltered my mother, evidently frightened — 'I hope you must know what I mean, Edward — it's very hard that in YOUR own house I may not have a word to say about domestic matters.
    Chapters 4-6 (13% in)
  • 'OUR own house, I mean,' faltered my mother, evidently frightened — 'I hope you must know what I mean, Edward — it's very hard that in YOUR own house I may not have a word to say about domestic matters.
    Chapters 4-6 (13% in)
  • When you take the liberty of calling me mean or base, or anything of that sort, you are an impudent beggar.
    Chapters 7-9 (20% in)
  • 'Do you really mean that?' said I. He was so composed, that I fancied he must have some other meaning.
    Chapters 25-27 (87% in)
  • That good creature — I mean Peggotty — all untired by her late anxieties and sleepless nights, was at her brother's, where she meant to stay till morning.
    Chapters 31-33 (32% in)
  • 'What do you mean?' said I. 'Why, though I am a lawyer, Master Copperfield,' he replied, with a dry grin, 'I mean, just at present, what I say.'
    Chapters 40-42 (59% in)
  • 'What do you mean?' said I. 'Why, though I am a lawyer, Master Copperfield,' he replied, with a dry grin, 'I mean, just at present, what I say.'
    Chapters 40-42 (59% in)
  • 'I think that the two together, Copperfield,' replied Traddles, 'mean more than Mr. and Mrs. Micawber usually mean in their correspondence — but I don't know what.
    Chapters 49-51 (10% in)
  • 'I think that the two together, Copperfield,' replied Traddles, 'mean more than Mr. and Mrs. Micawber usually mean in their correspondence — but I don't know what.
    Chapters 49-51 (10% in)

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