bean vs been

bean been

Definitions

  • 1) slang The head or brain.
  • 2) UK, slang, archaic A guinea coin.
  • 3) UK, slang, usually in the negative Money.
  • 4) slang The head or brain.
  • 5) slang The clitoris.
  • 6) UK, slang, usually in the negative Money.
  • 7) UK, slang, archaic A guinea coin.
  • 8) The seed pod of plants of several genera of Fabaceae.
  • 9) Stuffing for beanbags and similar items, often made from plastic and resembling a pea or bean in shape.
  • 10) A bean-like seed of some other plants, especially coffee; coffee in the general.
  • 11) slang The clitoris.
  • 12) The large edible seed of plants of several genera of Fabaceae.
  • 13) Any of several related plants or their seeds or pods, such as the adzuki bean, broad bean, or soybean.
  • 14) Any of various other plants or their seeds or fruits, especially those suggestive of beans such as the coffee bean or vanilla bean.
  • 15) Slang A small amount.
  • 16) Slang A person's head.
  • 17) Slang A person's head.
  • 18) Chiefly British A fellow; a chap.
  • 19) Slang A small amount.
  • 20) Any of various twining herbs of the genus Phaseolus in the pea family, native to the Americas, having leaves with three leaflets and variously colored flowers, and widely cultivated for their edible pods and seeds.
  • 21) Chiefly British A fellow; a chap.
  • 22) A seed or pod of any of these plants.
  • 23) (Bot.) A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, Phaseolus, and Dolichos; also, to the herbs.
  • 24) See under Sacred.
  • 25) the fragrant seed of Dipteryx odorata, a leguminous tree.
  • 26) (Bot.) the seed of Mucuna urens, a West Indian plant. The seeds are washed up on the Florida shore, and are often polished and made into ornaments.
  • 27) a very small and highly esteemed variety of the edible white bean; -- so called from its size.
  • 28) (Zoöl.) a plant louse (Aphis fabæ) which infests the bean plant.
  • 29) See under Screw.
  • 30) (Bot.) a species of Strychnos.
  • 31) (Bot.) A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, Phaseolus, and Dolichos; also, to the herbs.
  • 32) (Zoöl.) a species of goose (Anser segetum).
  • 33) (Zoöl.) a small weevil that in the larval state destroys beans. The American species is Bruchus fabæ.
  • 34) (Zoöl.) a small weevil that in the larval state destroys beans. The American species is Bruchus fabæ.
  • 35) (Zoöl.) a species of goose (Anser segetum).
  • 36) (Bot.) a species of Strychnos.
  • 37) (Zoöl.) a plant louse (Aphis fabæ) which infests the bean plant.
  • 38) (Bot.) the seed of Mucuna urens, a West Indian plant. The seeds are washed up on the Florida shore, and are often polished and made into ornaments.
  • 39) (Zoöl.) a fly found on bean flowers.
  • 40) the common dried white bean of commerce; probably so called because an important article of food in the navy.
  • 41) See under Vanilla.
  • 42) The popular name of other vegetable seeds or fruits, more or less resembling true beans.
  • 43) (Zoöl.) a fly found on bean flowers.
  • 44) A red bean of unknown species used for ornament.
  • 45) any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
  • 46) any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
  • 47) informal terms for a human head
  • 48) any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
  • 49) A small oval or roundish seed, berry, nut, or lump: as, a coffee-bean.
  • 50) plural In coal-mining, small coals; specifically, coals which will pass through a screen with half-inch meshes.
  • 51) plural Money.
  • 52) Originally and properly, a smooth kidney-shaped seed, flattened at the sides, borne in long pods by a leguminous plant, Vicia Faba; now extended to include the seed of the allied genus Phaseolus, and, with a specific epithet, of other genera.
  • 53) The plant producing beans.
  • 54) The seed of the bean-tree or Moreton Hay chestnut, Castanospermum australe, which, though poisonous when green, is rendered harmless by cooking and forms part of the diet of the aborigines.
  • 55) To hit deliberately with a projectile, especially in the head.
  • 56) hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball
  • 57) See bein.
  • 58) Seebein.
  • 59) To hit (another) on the head with a thrown object, especially a pitched baseball.
  • 60) (full of beans) Badly mistaken.
  • 61) (full of beans) Badly mistaken.
  • 62) (full of beans) Energetic; frisky.
  • 63) (full of beans) Energetic; frisky.
  • 64) (spill the beans) To disclose a secret.
  • 65) (spill the beans) To disclose a secret.

Definitions

  • 1) Plural form of bee.
  • 2) See vina.
  • 3) A fretted stringed instrument of music of the guitar kind, having nineteen frets, used in India.
  • 4) Obsolete plural of bee
  • 5) Past participle, and obsolete present plural and infinitive, of be.
  • 6) Past participle of be
  • 7) obsolete were
  • 8) obsolete were
  • 9) The past participle of be. In old authors it is also the pr. tense plural of be. See 1st bee.
  • 10) See bein.
  • 11) Seebein.

Examples

  • 1) Serve the chops with boiled potatoes and green beans.
  • 2) Serve with green beans and carrots.
  • 3) This dish is great served with some rice and soya beans, with finely sliced red chilli.
  • 4) Quarter the potatoes and carefully peel off the skin from the larger broad beans, then add all of the veg to the dressing.
  • 5) Coffee beans are up by 30 per cent in since March.
  • 6) But she still made time in her packed schedule to fill in for me yesterday, spilling the beans about her life on and off the screen.
  • 7) Have you tried crisps sprinkled on beans on toast?
  • 8) They are very particular about their coffee beans.
  • 9) The good news is that the pupils will probably spill the beans.
  • 10) We like to see cocoa bean farmers smiling out at us from packaging.
  • 11) Serve with some lightly cooked green beans.
  • 12) Pick the beans from the pod and set to one side.
  • 13) Now they unearth beans for their specific flavour and get to know all about them.
  • 14) Good with beans or peas plus minted new potatoes.
  • 15) She said she would spill the beans unless he went back to her.
  • 16) Research where cocoa beans are grown and read up on the basics of production.
  • 17) The beans contain soluble fibre and will keep you feeling full for hours.
  • 18) Serve the mash with the salmon and some steamed green beans or green salad on the side.
  • 19) While the beans boil nick the edge of the broad beans with your thumb and squeeze out the green bean.
  • 20) And just one normal box of bean plants alone is enough to feed a family of four for a year.
  • 21) It comprises around three per cent of the total weight of a coffee bean and _ is not destroyed in roasting.
  • 22) Yes, when runner beans are in season.
  • 23) There is something about broad beans that speaks of summer and lazy, al fresco lunches.
  • 24) At the edge of his plot, he pointed at a lush thicket of runner bean plants.
  • 25) Broad bean pods are ready to pick, peas are swelling and potatoes coming into flower.
  • 26) Longer seasons and new varieties will soon mean that we produce the green beans now imported from Africa.
  • 27) Before giving in she decided to try a pioneering new technique which sees a woman injected with a recipe of soya bean and egg yolk.
  • 28) When you get condensation on your coffee and it starts extracting, all the good stuff starts coming out, and before too long, all that's left inside the bean is the bitter parts.
  • 29) When the word bean is used in European texts prior to 1492, it is almost always the fava.
  • 30) So they did take a helicopter up, and apparently they shot what they call a bean bag full of food over to them while they're hanging on the side of the cliff to get them through the night.
  • 31) To confuse things further, this "bean" is actually scientifically more identified with the PEA Family, and even gives its name to the Pea Family: Fabacae, after this "bean"!
  • 32) ‘We went to Notcutts and bought some compost since my bean seedlings are growing into triffids and need planting out ASAP.’
  • 33) ‘About half the nation's $629 million dry edible bean crop is grown in those two states and Michigan.’
  • 34) ‘There are also shell beans (lima, navy, kidney, mung, garbanzo and soya) that you can grow just for the bean seeds inside the pod.’
  • 35) ‘In another experiment, bean plants grown from seed given increasing fractions of heavy water showed stunted growth compared with control plants given normal water.’
  • 36) ‘Black eyed beans - small white kidney shaped bean with black spot at the sproutingpoint.’
  • 37) ‘Adding educational content to the performance, audience members are presented with some seeds, cottonwool and directions on how to grow the beans.’
  • 38) ‘Occupation and instruction, without dullness, can be provided by giving the students a plot of ground for growing things in - not a bed for the bean seed only, but a miniature market garden.’
  • 39) ‘The beans are the seeds of the leguminous soybean plant.’
  • 40) ‘They speak Quechua, the language of the Incas, herd alpaca and llamas and grow potatoes and beans, which they trade with their lowland neighbours for corn.’
  • 41) ‘Smaller than kidney beans, red beans have a unique oval shape and are typically used in chili products and mixes.’
  • 42) ‘It differs in several ways from small, red, dry beans now grown, beginning with improved resistance to bean common mosaic viruses.’
  • 43) ‘He said he expects much of his work will involve Great Northern beans, as well as pintos and other types of dry edible beans.’
  • 44) ‘The climate of the country allows beans to grow during most of the year, so they are a natural for inclusion in many dishes.’
  • 45) ‘It could be toast or a tin of beans, and we drink tea.’
  • 46) ‘All of the organic grains - wheat, spelt, dry edible beans - are big on the international market now.’
  • 47) ‘As a youngster growing up in Salford he would eat only beans on toast.’
  • 48) ‘She returned a few minutes later with some boiled yam, an onion and tomato sauce, fried plantain and a bean casserole.’
  • 49) ‘Prior to this face saving embrace of bona fide produce, I considered potatoes and red beans the only edible vegetables.’
  • 50) ‘These inhibitors are small proteins found in many plant seeds such as beans, a food regularly eaten by humans.’
  • 51) ‘Despite my best efforts I have failed to consume 20 kg of pasta, 30 jars of peanut butter and 50 tins of beans in the last month.’
  • 52) ‘Some of the world's largest industries are built around beans: coffee and cocoa, for example.’
  • 53) ‘Cocoa processing (crushing the beans to form cocoa powder and butter) is far more profitable than cocoa growing.’
  • 54) ‘Cocoa beans contain copper and most of the mineral remains preserved after the beans are processed into cocoa or chocolate.’
  • 55) ‘Fortunately, much of the copper is retained when the bean is processed into cocoa or chocolate.’
  • 56) ‘Everyone who talks about coffee focuses on the beans.’
  • 57) ‘A recent Oxfam report showed that coffee farmers sell their beans at around 60 per cent of what it costs them to produce.’
  • 58) ‘Most of us buy vacuum-sealed packs of roasted beans or ready ground coffee from the supermarkets.’
  • 59) ‘This bean yields a thick coffee with the fragrance of walnuts.’
  • 60) ‘Despite its relatively expensive price, customers keep coming back to replenish their supply of fine blends, ground coffee and beans.’
  • 61) ‘The tasters did note that coffee from blade-ground beans had less body than coffee from burr-ground beans.’
  • 62) ‘Many coffee farmers sell their beans to domestic traders for between 27 to 31 cents a pound, Robinson says.’
  • 63) ‘If they say they grind fresh beans for their coffee every morning, a box is checked off on a survey form, and follow up questions are asked in a focus group.’
  • 64) ‘It has been difficult for Zambia and other countries in the region to market coffee to Europe because they used to sell raw beans and not processed coffee.’
  • 65) ‘For the best cup of coffee, grind the beans right before brewing.’
  • 66) ‘Made from tiny roasted beans, brewed coffee is a popular delivery medium for one's daily dose of caffeine.’
  • 67) ‘Cacao beans, like coffee, need to be roasted to bring out their flavor.’
  • 68) ‘When I drink the coffee from my café, I think about the Indians in Chiapas, Mexico, who grew the beans.’
  • 69) ‘Meanwhile, 25 million coffee farmers are struggling to survive on the prices they are paid for the beans they grow.’
  • 70) ‘Growers need to plant other crops than just coffee and when they grow coffee, they need to grow higher quality beans.’
  • 71) ‘As you savour your morning coffee, do you ever think about who grew the beans and how much they were paid?’
  • 72) ‘One warning: do not plant near beans, caraway, tomatoes, coriander or wormwood-they do not work well together.’
  • 73) ‘Hyacinth bean, a vigorous annual vine, can quickly cover an arbor during one season.’
  • 74) ‘Ricin, one of the deadliest naturally occurring poisons, is derived from castor plant beans, which are grown worldwide to produce castor oil.’
  • 75) ‘The first year I tried growing beans in an open field.’
  • 76) ‘Examples include turf grass seed production, dry edible beans, white wheat, feeder pigs, and cattle for the natural beef market.’
  • 77) ‘For many of these highlanders raising dairy cows is considered the best way to make a living, better than growing beans or other crops.’
  • 78) ‘Along Highway E, the beans are growing by leaps, wide leaves turned to the morning.’
  • 79) ‘These varieties differ from typical bean plants by growing over six feet tall and being late in maturity.’
  • 80) ‘Martin, who grows sweet corn and beans, said that the fuel used in tractors has gone up by 2-3 cents a gallon just in the past month.’
  • 81) ‘Yet, with the population explosion and reclaiming lands for cultivation, part of the forest has been converted to farmland to grow corn and beans.’
  • 82) ‘For example, peas and beans grown one year produce nitrogen that can be used to good advantage by other vegetables the following year.’
  • 83) ‘Unlike my aged grandmothers, Casella is a wizard with beans, which he grows with tender care on an organic plot upstate.’
  • 84) ‘Now I need a little cooperation from Mother Nature in the way of sunshine to get the corn and the beans growing.’
  • 85) ‘As the beans grow, they receive two further treatments with herbicides.’
  • 86) ‘Maize and squash were cultivated in river valleys, and after ad 1200 beans were grown too.’
  • 87) ‘Like most edible crops, beans should always be rotated, the exceptions being tomatoes, asparagus and Jerusalem artichokes.’
  • 88) ‘Unfortunately, white mold is most common in northern growing areas where short-season beans are grown.’
  • 89) ‘The number growing corn, beans, and rice, the staples of the local diet, fell from 70,000 to 27,000.’
  • 90) ‘The height of the structure will depend on the bean variety you're growing, but allow about 6 feet for the vines.’
  • 91) ‘Having the world's best beans doesn't mean beans unless they are roasted correctly.’
  • 92) ‘When it comes to small businesses, the net profit doesn't mean beans because the seller is doing everything possible to keep this number low to avoid taxes.’
  • 93) ‘There really isn't much to recycle in the ordinary light bulb, even the combination of glass and metal doesn't amount to beans.’
  • 94) ‘Moravia that took her in and gave her a diploma as a social worker, even though she didn’t know beans about social work, or much else, for that matter.’
  • 95) ‘I had heard of gout, but I didn’t know beans about it.’
  • 96) ‘I don't think Selina would even bid one bean for me.’
  • 97) ‘Lio and Tracy have just spent their entire savings buying their first house and don't have a bean to spend on décor.’
  • 98) ‘I have not one bean to my name after the UK jaunt.’
  • 99) ‘I personally wouldn't spend a bean on Africa and nor would I vote for a party which made it a main plank of its manifesto.’
  • 100) ‘Rumour has it he never spent a bean in his life.’
  • 101) ‘You gotta use your bean to get this right so, as they say in the military, listen up.’
  • 102) ‘Every time you make a decision, take any action on your own responsibility, give and order or use your bean, you are preparing yourself for greater opportunities.’
  • 103) ‘Why doesn't Foley use his bean and draft legislation prohibiting tornadoes from entering or coming near to trailer parks?’
  • 104) ‘That felt better until a bunch of 12-year-olds started beaning me in the head with their tubes.’
  • 105) ‘During the fifth inning though she was beaned by the ball while the opponent was at bat.’
  • 106) ‘They're still waiting, in part because his 1998 season was ruined when he was beaned at midseason, and then he struggled with his confidence.’
  • 107) ‘Coincidentally or not, he was beaned the day after his record-setting production of 18 total bases by Clem Labine of the Dodgers.’
  • 108) ‘He grabbed her wrists and pulled her in to kiss the place where he had beaned her and leaned her head back while faking a grimace.’
  • 109) ‘Didn't see anything like that, though I was almost beaned by a falling pinecone.’
  • 110) ‘I fell on some poor girl in the audience and beaned her in the head with my guitar.’
  • 111) ‘About a week later, Passeau, while warming up before a game, and after enduring a torrent of abuse from Durocher, suddenly wheeled and fired the ball into the Dodger dugout, nearly beaning the Brooklyn manager.’
  • 112) ‘I had a very strong urge to bean her with a rock, because underneath the pier is littered with big ones, but I resisted.’
  • 113) ‘Life has a way of throwing curve balls and John [Hager] got beaned by one when he acquired polio as an adult and lost the use of his legs.’
  • 114) ‘In case you've lost your memory after being beaned in the head during a game of quidditch, the long-awaited sixth Harry Potter novel will be released next Friday at midnight.’
  • 115) ‘Not two weeks ago I literally bumped into her at yoga: our mats were about twelve inches apart and we almost beaned each other rolling down out of supta konasana simultaneously.’
  • 116) ‘My fiancee - civilized, gentle soul - once beaned a squirrel with an ice cube to keep the varmint from stripping her sunflowers bare.’
  • 117) ‘The only positive aspect was that, short of being beaned by an errant golf ball, it looked as though I would survive the game without an injury for once.’
  • 118) ‘I picked up the ball and pitched as hard as I could, beaning her square in the forehead.’
  • 119) ‘In today's Boston Globe, there's a discussion with noted sports psychologist Harvey Dorfman, on why he thinks Matt Clement will successfully return to the mound after being beaned in the head by a line drive.’
  • 120) ‘Outfielder Joe Medwick, another Hall of Famer who played for the Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers, was never quite as fearsome a hitter after being beaned in 1940.’
  • 121) ‘In 1939, York was beaned twice, but according to Baseball Hall of Fame records in neither instance was it in a game played in Washington.’
  • 122) ‘She hadn't been beaned in the head with anything either.’
  • 123) ‘They meet after Tom beans Sarah in the head with a football.’

Examples

  • 1) I let out my breath: I'd been unaware I'd been holding it in.
  • 2) Sorry to leave you waiting like that, she said, without explaining where she'd been or what she'd been up to.
  • 3) His eyes looked slightly sunken behind his glasses; he hadn't been sleeping well.
  • 4) We are here to speak of the thousands of women who� have been destroyed through war, who have been� raped, battered and butchered.
  • 5) We can say, I _have_ been, I _had_ been; but what sort of a tense is, _had have been_?
  • 6) (Substitute _have been seeing_ for _have been_ in the future perfect indicative of _to be_.)
  • 7) (Substitute _have been seen_ for _have been_ in the future perfect indicative of _to be_.)
  • 8) Not only has the slave territory been nearly doubled in the present century; but by a recent decision of the Supreme Court, every law which _has been_ passed by Congress restricting slavery, is pronounced contrary to the constitution, and therefore invalid.
  • 9) Compounds of more than two words may be analyzed thus: +May have been written+ is composed of the compound auxiliary +may have been+ and the participle +written; may have been+ is composed of the compound auxiliary
  • 10) The soldiers of July, who, in his opinion, could have been overcome by one-third their number of British regulars, were in September perhaps as fine “a body of men in all respects of physique” as had ever “been assembled by any power in the world.
  • 11) If the smallest and least of the countries of Asia has been able to do this, it is because she has _been let alone_, -- not conquered, exploited, nor drugged.
  • 12) I have been a man, a husband, and a father; that is, I have _been_ a father!
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