belong to

This page is about the phrasal verb belong to.

Meaning: If something belongs to a person, it is owned by that person.

For example:

  • belong to Who do these CD's belong to? Are they yours?

  • belong to sb Native Americans couldn't understand the idea that a piece of land could belong to one person. It was for everyone to use, like the air in the sky or the water in a river.

Quick Quiz:

These books belong to the college library, so you can

a. keep them forever

b. own them for a while

c. borrow them for a while

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