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Used to represent laughter.‘‘Oh ha ha, very funny,’ I said’‘‘I know you!’ he said. ‘He he,’ she chuckled. ‘Do you?’’
- ‘Even some of the couthy and traditional local humour will not, ha ha, remain unaffected.’
- ‘Oh ha ha, very funny… I hear your derisive laughter echoing across the internet.’
- ‘Ha ha ha, it's enough to make a grown person weep.’
- ‘DO NOT blow their cover by handing them this flyer in front of people and laughing ha ha ha.’
- ‘No, hang on, ha ha, that wasn't what I meant to say at all.’
- ‘This might give me the courage to check my bank balance later on today, ha ha.’
- ‘Although this year my birthday came 9 hours early ha ha.’
- ‘He he, it's amazing how nerdy projects can bring people together.’
- ‘I was clever enough to get it for my birthday, ha ha.’
- ‘In the meantime I'm going to take my tea back to bed, ha ha.’
- ‘Rang Gordon, then put the phone down when he answered ha ha.’
- ‘Keep up the writing - you know I have no life and must live through yours… ha ha.’
- ‘I just wanted to let you all know because I'm certain you'd be fretting until Monday otherwise. Ha ha ha!’
- ‘It did make me feel a little better when Rob told me he has a kidney stone… ha ha ha.’
- ‘He was nice and looked quite a bit like he did in his pictures but taller ha ha.’
- ‘Congrats on all the nominations Rick, I will vote for you once you vote for me in the best blog and best photoblog categories, he he’
- ‘He pats the banquette he's sitting on. ‘Oh, if this couch could talk… ha ha!’’
- ‘Ha ha ha ha ha, they look like a pair of schoolboys who have knocked off to drink cider in the park, well done lads.’
- ‘I was hardly in the sun today, and then mostly in the morning, but i think it was too hot because now i feel a little funny - but not ha ha funny.’
- ‘We laugh scornfully ha ha! as we recall our pre-babies life, our carefree genderless roles.’
Natural utterance: first recorded in Old English (compare with ha).
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