bode ill/well

bode ill/well
(to be an omen of or to foretell bad or good fortune: This bodes well for the future.) love
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(to be an omen of or to foretell bad or good fortune: This bodes well for the future.) love

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  • bode ill (for somebody) — bode ˈwell/ˈill (for sb/sth) idiom (formal) to be a good/bad sign for sb/sth Syn: ↑augur • These figures do not bode well for the company s future. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bode ill (for something) — bode ˈwell/ˈill (for sb/sth) idiom (formal) to be a good/bad sign for sb/sth Syn: ↑augur • These figures do not bode well for the company s future. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bode ill — bode well/ill/formal phrase to be a sign that something good bad will happen The fact that we haven’t heard from him for so long does not bode well. Thesaurus: to be a sign or symbol of somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • bode — bode1 [bōd] vt. boded, boding [ME bodien < OE bodian < boda, messenger, prob. < IE base of BID1] 1. Archaic to announce in advance; predict 2. to be an omen of; presage bode ill or bode well to be a bad (or good) omen bode …   English World dictionary

  • ill — ill1 W3S3 [ıl] adj [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: illr] 1.) especially BrE suffering from a disease or not feeling well American Equivalent: sick ▪ Bridget can t come she s ill. ▪ I was feeling ill that day and decided to stay at home. ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill — ill1 W3S3 [ıl] adj [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: illr] 1.) especially BrE suffering from a disease or not feeling well American Equivalent: sick ▪ Bridget can t come she s ill. ▪ I was feeling ill that day and decided to stay at home. ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bode —   Hō ailona.    ♦ Bode well, hō ailona pōmaika i.    ♦ Bode ill, hō ailona pō ino …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • bode well (for somebody) — bode ˈwell/ˈill (for sb/sth) idiom (formal) to be a good/bad sign for sb/sth Syn: ↑augur • These figures do not bode well for the company s future. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bode well (for something) — bode ˈwell/ˈill (for sb/sth) idiom (formal) to be a good/bad sign for sb/sth Syn: ↑augur • These figures do not bode well for the company s future. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bode well — bode well/ill/formal phrase to be a sign that something good bad will happen The fact that we haven’t heard from him for so long does not bode well. Thesaurus: to be a sign or symbol of somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • bode — [bəud US boud] v [Sense: 2; Origin: Old English bodian] 1.) the past tense of ↑bide 2.) bode well/ill (for sb/sth) to be a good or bad sign for the future ▪ The opinion polls do not bode well for the Democrats …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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