dearnoun

  • ja親愛な、いとしい、大切な
  • ensomeone you love and cherish, often used as a form of address

Examples

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Thank you for that, Mom.
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I love you.
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I love you, too, dear.
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What's so funny, dear?
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The Memaris got robbed.
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Serves them right.
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I saw them bragging about their new smart TV on Facebook.
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Now, that, my dear, is a suit.
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Happy Christmas.
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- Susie! - I want my sucker!
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I'm sorry, dear, you know that's not the way to get what you want.
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Hello?
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Hi, Amanda, it's your mom.
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Oh hi, mom. Listen, I can't talk right now, I'm on television.
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Oh, I know that, dear. That's why I'm calling.
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Stand up straight, you're slouching.

Other meanings for dear...

dearadjective

  • ja親愛な、敬愛する、大切な
  • en(in writing) used before someone's name or title
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Ooh, ooh, we have a live one!
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- It's a Macy's bag. - Yeah.
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- Oh. - Ooh, who's it for?
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"Dear losers, do you really think I'd hide presents under the couch?
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P.S. Chandler, I knew they'd break you."
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Hmm, French chocolates, French cheeses, tiny French pickles.
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Did none of you detectives think this might be a gift for Captain Holt from someone in France?
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Like his husband, par exemple?
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What?
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No way.
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This is a nice present from an unknown, appreciative citizen that wanted us to munch.
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Hmm, what's this, then?
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"Dear Captain Raymond Holt, thinking of you.
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Best, Dr. Kevin Cozner, Ph.D."
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He even used their pet names.
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"Dear John Ambrose, I hope this letter finds you well.
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Have you continued your interest in politics and diplomacy?
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I'm sure you're even more smart, considerate, and adorable..."
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What am I saying?
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That's for you.
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John Ambrose McClaren.
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Oh, my God.
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"Dear Lara Jean, I couldn't believe when I opened that letter and it was from you.
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It's been, what, 5 years?"
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Hi.
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What's this?
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Maybe you can make me sound smart.
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"Dear Aster Flores, I'm in love with you."
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These hallways are murder.
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I'm Ellie Chu.
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Yeah, I know.
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You want a letter about love?
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I'll write you a letter about love.
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"Dear Wendy's, boxers or briefs?"
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"We are a restaurant."
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Next question is from Maddie Hooford from Dallas, Texas.
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"Dear Ellen, I am a pre-nursing major.
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I'm currently taking human anatomy.
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It's the hardest class I've ever had to take.
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I have to label every single part of the body including the veins and muscles.
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Do you have any tips on how to memorize the parts of the body?"
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Maddie, visual aids help with memorization.
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And I'm gonna bring out someone who is too, too pretty for college.
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Nick, come on out here.
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Says, "Dear Ellen, we thought we'd play a game with you today.
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Somewhere hidden in the audience is a celebrity that you know.
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The only catch is we hired an award winning makeup artist and disguised them.
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You have 15 seconds to find this celebrity.
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But you can't move from where you're standing.
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Ready. Go."
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Our cousin told us, if we write a letter to Mr. Clause, he'll make us a toy.
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"Dear Mr. Clause..."
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"Dear Mr. Clause..."
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Shall we, then?
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Yep!
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This comes from Renee Schultz from Waterford, Wisconsin.
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"My 7-year-old daughter wrote this letter to Santa."
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Says, "Dear Santa, I would like an American Girl glow box,
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American Girl stuff that is in my book, a new puppy, a Wii, and I want a sister.
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I was a good girl, but my brother, Ben, said the f word, like, 2 or 3 times,
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and I just thought you should know."
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"Dear Diane,
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Hello, this is a letter.
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Rehab is making me write a letter to a friend,
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because I guess letter writing is therapeutic?
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I hear it did wonders for the Zodiac Killer.
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Anyway, rehab's going fine."