belong


belong
01. Does anyone know who this cell phone [belongs] to? It was left in the classroom.
02. My daughter [belongs] to both the chess and badminton clubs at her school.
03. The young man packed up his [belongings], and set out on the road.
04. This store has [belonged] to our family for three generations.
05. I enjoyed my time living and studying in India, but I really felt like I didn't [belong] there, so I was glad to finally come home.
06. Any [belongings] left here by the children can be picked up at the lost-and-found at the end of the summer.
07. This painting obviously [belongs] to the 19th century.
08. There is a Basque proverb which states that earth [belongs] to the brave, but heaven to those who deserve it.
09. Voltaire stated that appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others [belong] to us as well.
10. Your beliefs and values [belong] to a different generation, and are just not very relevant to me.
11. There is a book [belonging] to you in the office if you would like to pick it up before you go home.
12. A few years ago, a Canadian man found a lottery ticket worth over $1 million [belonging] to someone else, and actually returned it to the owner.
13. In 1943, the Court of Appeal in London ruled that any money a housewife saved from the housekeeping [belonged] to her husband.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • belong to — be a member of. → belong belong to be the property of. → belong …   English new terms dictionary

  • Belong — Be*long , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Belonged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belonging}.] [OE. belongen (akin to D. belangen to concern, G. belangen to attain to, to concern); pref. be + longen to desire. See {Long}, v. i.] Note: [Usually construed with to.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belong — ► VERB 1) be rightly put into a particular position or class. 2) fit or be acceptable in a particular place or environment. 3) (belong to) be a member of. 4) (belong to) be the property or possession of …   English terms dictionary

  • Belong — Be*long , v. t. To be deserved by. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] More evils belong us than happen to us. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belong — [v1] be part of, be in proper place accord, agree, appertain, apply, associate, attach to, be a component, be a constituent, be akin, be an adjunct of, be a part, bear, bear upon, become, be connected with, befit, be fitting, be linked with, be… …   New thesaurus

  • belong — [bē lôŋ′, bilôŋ′] vi. [ME bilangen < be , intens. + longen, to be suitable < OE langian, to belong] 1. to have a proper or suitable place [the chair belongs in the corner, she belongs in the movies] 2. to be part of; be related or connected …   English World dictionary

  • belong — index comport (agree with), constitute (compose), correspond (be equivalent), pertain Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • belong to — index affiliate, apply (pertain), join (associate oneself with) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • belong — (v.) mid 14c., to go along with, properly relate to, from be intensive prefix, + longen to go, from O.E. langian pertain to, to go along with, of unknown origin. Senses of be the property of and be a member of first recorded late 14c. Cognate… …   Etymology dictionary

  • belong — pertain, appertain, relate, apply, *bear …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • belong — v. 1) (d; intr.) ( to deserve to be ) to belong in (he belongs in jail) 2) (d; intr.) to belong to ( to be owned by ) (the book belongs to her) 3) (d; intr.) to belong to ( to be a member of ) (to belong to an organization) 4) (d; intr.) ( to be… …   Combinatory dictionary