English version

allude to somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishallude to somebody/something phrasal verbformalMENTION to mention something or someone indirectly 🔊 Rick didn’t want to discuss his past, though he alluded darkly to ‘some bad things that happened.’ allude→ See Verb table
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Verb table
allude
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyallude
he, she, italludes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyalluded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave alluded
he, she, ithas alluded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad alluded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill allude
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have alluded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam alluding
he, she, itis alluding
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you, we, theyare alluding
Past
I, he, she, itwas alluding
you, we, theywere alluding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been alluding
he, she, ithas been alluding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been alluding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be alluding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been alluding
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