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mean
used in The Two Towers

31 uses
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  • 'D'you mean to say you've been through this hole?' said Sam.
    4.9 -- Book 4 Chapter 9 -- Shelob's Lair (5% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • What do they mean?
    3.1 -- Book 3 Chapter 1 -- The Departure of Boromir (43% in)
  • What do you mean?
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Uruk-Hai (74% in)
  • 'We mean,' said Pippin, choosing his words carefully, 'that it's no good groping in the dark.
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Uruk-Hai (74% in)
  • 'I am not going to do anything with you: not if you mean by that 'do something to you' without your leave.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (19% in)
  • 'What do you mean?' said Pippin.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (25% in)
  • Nothing to do with their wood: I do not mean that.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (26% in)
  • 'Like the Old Forest away to the north, do you mean?' asked Merry.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (27% in)
  • I know what you mean.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (80% in)
  • What did that mean?
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (90% in)
  • Dark are her words,' said Legolas, 'and little do they mean to those that receive them.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (87% in)
  • Yes, I think I can guess what her words may mean.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (88% in)
  • 'What does that mean?' said one of the guard to Hama.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- Helm's Deep (14% in)
  • His wizardry may have been falling off lately, of course; but anyway I think he has not much grit, not much plain courage alone in a tight place without a lot of slaves and machines and things, if you know what I mean.
    3.9 -- Book 3 Chapter 9 -- Flotsam and Jetsam (47% in)
  • And what do you mean by 'free'?
    3.10 -- Book 3 Chapter 10 -- The Voice of Saruman (63% in)
  • But when I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command: to go where you will, even, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire.
    3.10 -- Book 3 Chapter 10 -- The Voice of Saruman (64% in)
  • The friend I speak of is not an Elf,' said Legolas; 'I mean Gimli, Gloin's son here.
    3.10 -- Book 3 Chapter 10 -- The Voice of Saruman (88% in)
  • You know what I mean: word or sight of the Entwives.
    3.10 -- Book 3 Chapter 10 -- The Voice of Saruman (94% in)
  • I mean a real bed in a bedroom.
    3.11 -- Book 3 Chapter 11 -- The Palantir (17% in)
  • 'I mean, it didn't know that I had... ' 'Of course not,' said Gandalf.
    3.11 -- Book 3 Chapter 11 -- The Palantir (89% in)
  • Does he mean the' 'Hsh!
    4.1 -- Book 4 Chapter 1 -- The Taming of Smeagol (67% in)
  • We didn't mean no harm, but they jumps on us like cats on poor mices, they did, precious.
    4.1 -- Book 4 Chapter 1 -- The Taming of Smeagol (72% in)
  • Truly, I say and mean,' he added with a glance at Sam, 'for twice now we have been in your power, and you have done no harm to us.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- The Black Gate is Closed (36% in)
  • 'I did not mean the danger that we all share,' said Frodo.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- The Black Gate is Closed (37% in)
  • I mean a danger to yourself alone.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- The Black Gate is Closed (38% in)
  • Do you mean that he is dead, and that you knew it?
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (8% in)
  • And then let us know what you mean to do about it.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (11% in)
  • I am only a hobbit, and gardening's my job at home, sir, if you understand me, and I'm not much good at poetry — not at making it: a bit of a comic rhyme, perhaps. now and again, you know, but not real poetry — so I can't tell you what I mean.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (87% in)
  • And I mean just that, Mr. Frodo.
    4.8 -- Book 4 Chapter 8 -- The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (72% in)
  • I mean plain ordinary rest, and sleep, and waking up to a morning's work in the garden.
    4.8 -- Book 4 Chapter 8 -- The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (72% in)
  • We're in one, or course; but I mean: put into words, you know, told by the fireside, or read out of a great big book with red and black letters, years and years afterwards.
    4.8 -- Book 4 Chapter 8 -- The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (73% in)

There are no more uses of "mean" in The Two Towers.

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