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in addition. For graduation, I got a new suit and a coat to boot. She got an F on her term paper and flunked the final to boot.
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also She said she liked living at home, and she was saving money to boot.
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Besides, in addition. For example, It rained every day and it was cold to boot, or He said they'd lower the price of the car by $1,000 and throw in air conditioning to boot . This expression has nothing to do with footwear. Boot here is an archaic noun meaning "advantage," and in the idiom has been broadened to include anything additional, good or bad. [c. a.d. 1000]
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mod. in addition. She got an F on her term paper and flunked the final to boot.
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In addition; besides: The new cruise ship was not only the biggest in the world, but the fastest to boot.
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