- 1 used after a verb or preposition to mean “in, at, or to this position or place” I live here. Put the box here. Let's get out of here. Come over here.
- 2now; at this point The countdown to Christmas starts here. Here the speaker paused to have a drink.
- 3used when you are giving or showing something to someone Here's the money I promised you. Here's a dish that is simple and quick to make. Here is your opportunity. Here comes the bus. I can't find my keys. Oh,here they are. Here we are (= we've arrived).
- 4here to do something used to show your role in a situation I'm here to help you.
- 5(used after a noun, for emphasis) My friend here saw it happen. Idioms
adverbjump to other results
in various places Papers were scattered here and there on the floor.
here and therejump to other results
used when you are telling people that you are just going to do something exciting, dangerous, etc. “Here goes,” said Grace and took a deep breath.
here goes (informal)jump to other results
used to wish someone health or success, as you lift a glass and drink a toast Here's to your future happiness!
here's to somebody/somethingjump to other results
in many different places; all around
here, there, and everywherejump to other results
said when something is starting to happen “Here we go,” thought Fred, “she's sure to say something.”
here we go (informal)jump to other results
said when something is starting to happen again, especially something bad
here we go again (informal)jump to other results
used when you are giving something to someone Here you are. This is what you were asking for.
here you are (informal)jump to other results
used when you are giving something to someone Here you go. Four copies, right?
here you go (informal)jump to other results
not important synonym irrelevant What might have happened is neither here nor there.
neither here nor therejump to other results
going or leaving As soon as I get my money I'm out of here!
out of here (informal)jump to other results