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List of Old English Words in the OED/I

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I prnPronoun of the first person.
IafxUsed to form collective nouns, derivative adjective, adverbs and verbs, esp. easy past particles.
I phr"I Am All Right, Jack" - I have been lucky, clever, or careful enough to amke sure tat I am safe, comfortable, etc, and I don't care what happens to anyone else.
I phr"I Am Sorry, But" - usually expresses no real apology or regret but emphasizes that one will stick to an opinion, policy, or whether others can accept it or not.
I phr"I Ask You" - have you ever heard something so foolish?
I phr"I Can Tell You" - an addition to a statement , expression of opinion, etc which underlines or reinforces.
Iphr"I Can't Tell You" - i can not adequately say, indicate, express.
I phr"I Dare Say" - i suppose; it seems to me safe tosay, I think likely probable, etc,
I phrI Don't Care " - an indication that the speaker has no interest or no emotional investment in the topic at hand.
I phr"I Don't Know (that)" - I am not sure, am doubtful, would be inclined to disagree (that something is the case, would be suitable or possible, etc); not know that.
I phr"I Don't Know What the World's Coming to" - a complaint, serious or humorous about (changes)in present day conditions, morals, etc.
I phr"I Don't Mind If I Do" - used when accepting something, usually food or drink.
I phr"I Don't Think So" - contradiction of an immediately preceding statement by oneself or somebody else, in order to emphasize either that it was ironically intended or that one does not really believe it.
I phr"I Don't Understand" - indicates that the speaker is not understanding the current subject or situation.
I phr"I, For One" - I definitely, certainly.
I've phr"I've Never Heard It Called that Before" - used to draw attention to a possible double entendre in the immediately preceding utterance of another speaker.
I phr"I Have to Love You Or Leave You" - an affectioante way of saying goodbye.
I phr"I Knew Him When" - of an earlier and under different, often unfavorable, circumstances.
Iphr"I Know What You Are, but What Am I?" - an insult made by the party to whm the phrase is directed is actually true of that party and not at the party using the phrase.
I phr"I Like That!" - an exclamation of astonished protest, esp something said or done which is felt to be untrue or unfair.
I phr"I Mean to Say" - an explanation or justification of what one has said.
I phr"I Might Say" - it is perhaps, appropriate, helpful, informative etc that I should tell you this (ie what is said in the preceding, or following statement
Iphr"I Must Fly" - I must leave immediately or straight away.
I phr"I Must Go" - I must leave; go away, depart from.
I (must) phr"I Must Say" - it is sensible or appropriate, for me to agree with something , comment on something, or point something out.
Iphr"I Say" - mild exclamation; or as an introduction to a question, suggestion, reproach (very much an upper-class speech habit)
I phr"I Shouldn't Wonder" - (ironic)- i would not be surprized.
I phr"I Should Say So" - I absolutely agree, approve.
I phr"I Should Think So!" - I absolutely agree, approve.
I phr"I Should Worry" - "(ironic)- why should I care or worry?
I phr"I Tell You What" - introduces a proposal, suggestion, or piece of advice.
Iphr"I Think Therefore I Am" - a philosophical proof of existence based on the fact that someone capable of any form of thought necessarily exists.
Iphr"I Want to Know" - referring to an important question or point what worries someone.
Iphr"I'll be Blowed" - be damned; displeased.
I phr"I'll Believe It When I See It" - until I have proper evidence ( by actually seeing it) I remain very skeptical.
Ipphr"I'll Be Seeing You" - a way of taking leave or signing off a letter.
Iphr"I'll Drink to That" - to wholeheartedly agree and support something.
Iphr"I'll Eat My Hat" - the situation is so ridiculous that, something is unlikely to happen.
I phr"I'll Live" - something which has will happened is unlikely to upset or bother me.
I phr"I'll Say It Is" - an emphatic form of agreement with an immediate preceding statement.
I phr"I'll See You In Hell First" - t defy you; I wil never agree to what you are ordering or proposing i should do.
IPhr"I'll Tell You What" - introduces a proposal, suggestion, or piece of advice.
Iphr"I Wish" - a longing for or desire for something, often something that is difficult to obtain or achieve.
I phr"I Won't Say No" - a formula for accepting something offered.
Iphr"I Would If You Could, but I Can't" - I would like to do something worthwhile, but I can't.

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