Or - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɔːr|  American pronunciation of the word or
Brit.  |ɔː|  British pronunciation of the word or

noun

- a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific (syn: ore., oregon)
- a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations (syn: surgery)

Examples

Make haste or else you will be late.

Shall we go out to the cinema or stay at home?

You can have ham, cheese or tuna.

Would you like a coffee or something?

She wasn't involved in drugs or anything like that.

Grapes are usually either green or red.

He's going to do it whether we like it or not.

You must do the job yourself or else employ someone else to do it.

He doesn't have a television or a video.

Sonia never cleans or even offers to wash the dishes.

Wear your coat or you'll catch cold.

Hurry up or we'll be late.

I had to defend myself or else he'd have killed me.

You'd better hand over the money, or else (=used to threaten someone).

It's going to snow tomorrow, or that's what the forecast says.

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