How to use
in this place
What are you doing here?
Shall we eat here?
Come here for a minute.
This switch here controls the lights.
My friend here will show you the way.
What was she doing up here in the woods?
Would you close the window? It's cold in here.
Come on. I'm
Will you be
There are no good pubs
here and now
at this point in time
Spring is here at last.
Here is your chance to change your life.
Here is where the trouble starts.
here and there
scattered around or happening in several different places
The house just needs a bit of paint here and there.
here is/are something
here it is/here they are
used when you are giving something to someone, or showing something to them
Here's the money you lent me.
Here are some pictures of John when he was little.
used when you have found something you were looking for
Have you seen my pen? Oh, here it is.
used when you are giving or offering something to someone
Here, have my chair. I don't mind standing.
here you are/here you go
used when you are giving something to someone
Here you are, a boxful of tools.
'Here you go.' Callum handed her a glass of orange juice.
at this point in a discussion
Here I'd like to add a note of caution.
There is no space to discuss this issue here.
I'm not sure what you mean here.
here we go
used when you are going to try to do something difficult or dangerous, and you do not know what will happen
I've never ridden a motorbike before, so here goes!
here we go
used when you are starting to do something or when something is starting to happen
Right, here we go, the game's starting.
here's to somebody/something
used when you are going to drink something to wish someone good luck, show your respect for them etc
Here's to the happy couple.
Here's to your new job.
here he/she etc is
somebody/something is here
used to say that someone or something has arrived
Here they are, late as usual.
Ah, look - here's the postman.
Tony's here for his messages.
here we are
used when you have finally arrived somewhere you were travelling to
Here we are - home at last.
here comes somebody/something
used when you can see something or someone arriving
Here comes lunch.
used to get someone's attention or to show that you are annoyed
Here! Just what do you think you're doing?
here we go again
used when something unpleasant is beginning to happen again
Most of us are peaceful and decent, but here we go again, in our fifth war of this century.
here to stay
if something is here to stay, it has become a part of life and will continue to be so
Mobile phones are definitely here to stay.
here, there, and everywhere
in many different places
I spent the weekend driving the kids here, there, and everywhere.
neither here nor there
You never liked him much, did you?' 'What I think about him is neither here nor there. He's your friend.'
the here and now
the present time
in the here and now
To be able to live fully in the here and now, one must first learn how to honour the past.
somebody/something is here to do something
used to say what someone or something's duty or purpose is
We're here to serve you.
here he/she etc is (doing something)
used to describe the present situation, especially one you did not expect to happen
Here I am in Fiji!
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