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The chemical element erbium.
Expressing hesitation.‘“Would you like some tea?” “Er … yes … thank you.”’
- ‘So we were gulping down our pasta and I said: "Er, er, things could be "’
- ‘Er, your shoulder? said Arthur in a horrified whisper’
Natural utterance: first recorded in English in the mid 19th century.
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