Definition of 'e.g.'
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Guess whether Toby is just staying a few days as originally planned or whether it's going to be a bit longer eg 5--6 weeks. AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
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Extremely Common. eg is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'e.g.'
British English: e.g. /iː dʒiː/ ABBREVIATION
e.g. is an abbreviation that means `for example'. It is used before a noun, or to introduce another sentence.
...dairy products, e.g. cheese and butter.
- American English: e.g.
- Arabic: عَلَى سَبِيلِ الـمِثَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: por ex.
- Chinese: 例如
- Croatian: npr.
- Czech: např.
- Danish: f.eks.
- Dutch: bijv.
- European Spanish: p. ej.
- Finnish: esim.
- French: par exemple
- German: z.B.
- Greek: π.χ.
- Italian: per es.
- Japanese: たとえば
- Korean: 예를 들면
- Norwegian: f.eks.
- Polish: np.
- European Portuguese: por ex.
- Romanian: de ex.
- Russian: например
- Spanish: p. ej.
- Swedish: t.ex.
- Thai: ตัวย่อของตัวอย่างเช่น
- Turkish: örneğin
- Ukrainian: наприклад
- Vietnamese: vd
Definition of e.g. from the Collins English Dictionary
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