with-it

Definitions

  • "One bolder than the rest stabbed it with a pitchfork."
    "One bolder than the rest stabbed it with a pitchfork."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj with-it having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    • adj with-it in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style "wears only the latest style","the last thing in swimwear","cutting-edge technology","a with-it boutique"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

DISCOVERED TOMB WITH ITS TREASURES DISCOVERED TOMB WITH ITS TREASURES
"HE BEGAN TO UNFASTEN IT WITH HANDS WHICH TREMBLED." "HE BEGAN TO UNFASTEN IT WITH HANDS WHICH TREMBLED."
Showing the entrance with carvings of figures above it Showing the entrance with carvings of figures above it
It Burst With a Loud 'bang.' 145 It Burst With a Loud 'bang.' 145
A kitten tries to play with its shadow A kitten tries to play with its shadow
A kitten with its eyes closed, ignoring the two mice laughing behind it A kitten with its eyes closed, ignoring the two mice laughing behind it
Car Loaded with Lumber on its Edges by the Automatic Stacker Car Loaded with Lumber on its Edges by the Automatic Stacker
With a start she looked up to see who it could be With a start she looked up to see who it could be

Quotations

  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel%20Butler
    “You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.”
  • John Wesley
    John%20Wesley
    “The best of it is, God is with us.”
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor%20Roosevelt
    “Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston%20Churchill
    “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If you can laugh at it then you can live with it”
  • Evangeline Cory Booth
    Evangeline Cory Booth
    “It is not how many years we live, but rather what we do with them.”

Idioms

Wouldn't touch it with a bargepole - (UK) If you wouldn't touch something with a bargepole, you would not consider being involved under any circumstances. (In American English, people say they wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole)
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Wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole - (USA) If you wouldn't touch something with a ten-foot pole, you would not consider being involved under any circumstances. (In British English, people say they wouldn't touch it with a bargepole)
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You can't take it with you - Enjoy life, enjoy what you have and don't worry about not having a lot, especially money...because once you're dead, 'you can't take it with you.' For some, it means to use up all you have before you die because it's no use to you afterwards.
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Usage

In literature:

Proud of his prey, he went with it to the palace and asked to speak with his majesty.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
I have plenty of stories in connection with it to amuse you with when I return.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
She fell on him with Hugh's illness as if it were a weapon and she would have slain him with it.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
It is neatly extricated with its sac entire by clever negroes.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
There was the scorn of himself with it, because a mere child could hurt him almost to death, and that made it worse.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
I thought you wanted to end the quarrel, to shake hands with him, and have done with it.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
Then it must be a powerful caustic, both from the facility with which it parts with its oxygen, and the quantity which it affords?
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
We can put up with it no longer.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
All other considerations will weigh little with him compared with its moral character and moral influences.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
When the butter has melted, take it from the fire, continue to stir it till cool, then fill your glasses with it.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

The songs that I sing
Should have told you an Easter story
Of a long sweet Spring
With its gold and its feasts and its glory.
"At The End" by Thomas MacDonagh
But the sea that bore me, perished
With its million mighty waves;
Sleeps the music that it cherished,
In their lone and arid graves!
"The Sea Shell On The Desert" by Ernest Jones
Winstanley’s deed, you kindly folk,
With it I fill my lay,
And a nobler man ne’er walked the world,
Let his name be what it may.
"Winstanley" by Jean Ingelow
He has not come; he will.
But when he chants, his song
Will stir the world to its depths and thrill
The earth with its tale of wrong.
"Sentinel Songs" by Abram Joseph Ryan
Shouldst thou awake when I have pass'd away,
Shouldst thou see clear the error and the wrong,
And Truth break on thee with its dazzling ray,
As sure it will, for Innocence is strong,
Then may my prayers thine every pang allay!
"Beatrice Di Tenda" by Walter Richard Cassels
Lo, the wondering world awakes,
With its rosy-tipp'd mountains and gleaming lakes,
With its fields and cities, deserts and trees,
Its calm old cliffs, and its sounding seas,
In all their gratitude blessing HIM
Who dwelleth between the Cherubim!
"Activity" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

BASEL, Switzerland – Novartis said Friday a patient treated with its multiple sclerosis (MS) pill Gilenya was diagnosed with a rare and often fatal brain disease .
DALLAS-The Dallas International Lighting Market enters its second day, with plenty of products and announcements along with it.
Faced with a drought of historic proportions Kingston officials are turning to neighboring communities and its own residents for help with its water shortage.
It is acutely familiar with its opponent in the Pac-12 championship game Friday and knows where it will go when bowl matchups are completed Sunday.
One day we might win it all, but honestly I think that if the Mets were going into the playoffs every year, I would start to get bored with it, as it would be expected.
You can cook with it, rub it on your skin and put it on bug bites.
But just as a fractured bone heals stronger with proper attention, is it possible for this board to heal its rift with its superintendent and the community.
No moral problem with jailbreaking a phone – if you own it, you can do what you want with it.
Johnson & Johnson has reorganized its pharmaceuticals business by dividing it into three major therapeutic clusters, each with its own research and development function.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins, pitching BlackBerry 10 in the weeks leading to its release, insists RIM is playing it smart with its app store.
With its technological expertise, its abundance of talent in all areas, and its penchant for excess, the American cinema quite naturally excels at the grand gesture, which often translates as the epic mode.
Since you have my scarf , I think you should have the story that goes with it, so that when others admire it, you can explain its conception.
Laundrylux continues to provide hands-on help to laundry owners with its end-of-year Open House at its corporate office in Inwood, N.Y. Current store owners can visit anytime between 11 am and 4 pm to speak with Factory experts.
Hear Derek Kruger, IT and communications supervisor at City of Safford, discuss the EMC VNXe series with its simple management, wizards-based best-practices, and easy integration with Microsoft.
Explore the meaning of sexuality and find out what it can teach us about God, how to honor Him with it, and how society views it.
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In science:

Let us assume that the particle has a 3D “volume” associated with it that is related to its mass V = V (m) [as in the black hole case].
Null Geodesics in Five Dimensional Manifolds
Supp(A− )) > 0, then we can replace Z with its general hyperplane section Z ′ ⊂ Z , X with f −1(Z )′ , and A with A|f −1 (Z )′ .
On Zariski decomposition problem
The duality exchanges the abelian group with its dual, the Gibbs factors with their Fourier transforms, and the interactions with the variables.
General duality for abelian-group-valued statistical-mechanics models
First note that M ⊗R E can be identified with its image in MF ⊗ RE due to the fact that it is torsion free with respect to the action of F .
Representations of quantum groups defined over commutative rings II
Further, it is easy to see that the automaton E (N ) coincides with its inverse automaton while the reverse automaton of E (N ) can be obtained from E (N ) by renaming its states 0 and 1 to 1 and 0, respectively.
On a series of finite automata defining free transformation groups
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