exclamation

damn

damn [exclamation]

An expression of anger

US /dæm/ 
UK /dæm/ 

لعنت‌

مثال: 

Damn, I've spilled coffee down my blouse!

Oxford Essential Dictionary

damn

 exclamation
a rude word that people sometimes use when they are angry:
Damn! I've lost my key!

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

damn

I. damn1 /dæm/ BrE AmE interjection not polite
1. used when you are very annoyed or disappointed:
Damn! I’ve left my keys in the office.
2. used when something is impressive or surprising:
Damn, she’s old.

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

damn

damn [damn damns damned damning] exclamation, adjective, verb, adverb, noun   [dæm]    [dæm]

exclamation (also old-fashioned dam·mit   [ˈdæmɪt]  ;   [ˈdæmɪt]  ˈdamn it) (informal) a swear word that people use to show that they are annoyed, disappointed, etc.
Oh damn! I forgot he was coming.  
Word Origin:
Middle English: from Old French dam(p)ner, from Latin dam(p)nare ‘inflict loss on’, from damnum ‘loss, damage’.

Idioms: I'll be damned!  I'm damned if …  damn all  damn somebody with faint praise  damn the consequences/expense  not care a damn 

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition
 

damn / dæm / exclamation ( also damn it , also dammit ) informal

B1 an expression of anger:

Damn, I've spilled coffee down my blouse!

→  See also goddamn

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Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary

damn

/dæm/
(damns, damning, damned)

1.
Damn, damn it, and dammit are used by some people to express anger or impatience. (INFORMAL, RUDE)
Don’t be flippant, damn it! This is serious.
EXCLAM [feelings]

2.
Damn is used by some people to emphasize what they are saying. (INFORMAL, RUDE)
There’s not a damn thing you can do about it now.
ADJ: ADJ n [emphasis]

Damn is also an adverb.
As it turned out, I was damn right...
ADV: ADV adj/adv

3.
If you say that a person or a news report damns something such as a policy or action, you mean that they are very critical of it.
...a sensational book in which she damns the ultra-right party.
= slam
VERB: V n

4.
see also damned, damning

5.
If you say that someone does not give a damn about something, you are emphasizing that they do not care about it at all. (INFORMAL, RUDE)
PHRASE: V inflects [emphasis]

6.
Some people say as near as damn it or as near as dammit to emphasize that what they have said is almost completely accurate, but not quite. (BRIT INFORMAL, RUDE)
It’s as near as damn it the same thing...
PHRASE: usu PHR n [emphasis]

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary: 

1damn /ˈdæm/ interj informal + impolite
- used to show that you are angry, annoyed, surprised, etc.
Damn! That really hurt!
• Well, damn. Why didn't you say you wouldn't be able to come?
Damn! I had no idea you were planning a party for me!

oops

US /uːps/ 
UK /uːps/ 

said when someone falls or makes a small mistake

معادل فارسی: 

ای وای! اوه! 

مثال انگلیسی: 

Oops! I've typed two L's by mistake.

ای وای! اشتباهی دو تا "ل" تایپ کردم.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

oops

oops /ʊps/ BrE AmE interjection
[Date: 1900-2000; Origin: Natural sound]
said when someone falls or makes a small mistake:
Oops, I’ve spelt that wrong.

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

oops

oops 7   [ʊps]    [ʊps]    [uːps]    [uːps]  exclamation
1. used when sb has almost had an accident, broken sth, etc.

Oops! I almost spilled the wine.

2. used when you have done sth embarrassing, said sth rude by accident, told a secret, etc.
Oops, I shouldn't have said that.  
Word Origin:

[oops] natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the 1930s.

 

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

oops

oops /uːps/ /ʊps/
exclamation (ALSO whoops) INFORMAL
an expression of surprise or regret about a mistake or slight accident:
Oops! I've typed two L's by mistake.

 

whoops

whoops /wʊps/
exclamation (ALSO oops) INFORMAL
an expression of surprise or regret about a mistake or slight accident:
Whoops! That's the second time I've spilt coffee today!

 

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary

oops

['ʊps, u͟ːps]
 EXCLAM (feelings)
 You say `oops' to indicate that there has been a slight accident or mistake, or to apologize to someone for it. [INFORMAL]
  Today they're saying, `Oops, we made a mistake.'
 Syn:
 whoops

Wiktionary

oops

  interjection
a) Acknowledging a minor mistake .
Oops! I left the lid off the ketchup.
b) Used sarcastically to acknowledge a major mistake.
I just shot him in the face. Oops!
Syn: oopsy , uh-oh , whoops , whoops-a-daisy

 

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