blessing

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈblɛsɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈblɛsɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blesing)


From the verb bless: (⇒ conjugate)
blessing is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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blessing

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. am here to ask for you blessing to marry your daughter
  2. Do I have your blessing (to marry your daughter)?
  3. You have my blessing.
  4. has the blessing of her [father]
  5. [need, want, get] your [father's, family's] blessing
  6. received her father's blessing
  7. was a [complete, huge, total] blessing for us
  8. has been a [complete] blessing for us
  9. has been a blessing on this [city, school, Earth]
  10. has been a blessing to this [city]
  11. a blessing from [above, heaven]
  12. has been an absolute blessing to [meet, know] you
  13. the blessings of [freedom, beauty, liberty]
  14. idiom: should count your blessings that you're [safe, alive]
  15. idiom: might be a blessing in disguise
  16. a [Catholic, religious] blessing
  17. a blessing from the [priest, pope]
  18. seek the [priest's] blessing [for, before, prior to]
  19. [offered, volunteered] to say a blessing (at the table)
  20. the blessing of the [bread, wine]
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