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barbecue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Outdoor, Utensils
ldoce_018_abarbecuebar‧be‧cue1 (also barbeque American English) /ˈbɑːbɪkjuː $ ˈbɑːr-/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]  1 DLO (written abbreviation BBQ) a meal or party during which food is cooked on a metal frame over a fire and eaten outdoors We had a barbecue on the beach.2 barbecue.jpg DFUDLOa metal frame for cooking food on outdoors
Examples from the Corpus
barbecueWhen we got to the end we had a barbecue and were tested on the Country Code.If the weather's nice we'll have a barbecue.These include welcome cocktails, a pizza and punch party, a beachside barbecue and farewell meal.Her birthday fell on a Sunday and Sandra was having a big barbecue lunch party.Others travelled north to Kioni, then Vassiliki, running downwind to Leone - all arrived in time for the evening barbecue.The factory's main product is intended to be peat briquettes and charcoal for barbecue fuel.It was the day after the barbecue and Sara was reminded that it was here yesterday she had met Matthew.I'll get some burgers and ribs for the barbecue.Memorial Day becomes the grand opening of the barbecue season.had a barbecueThe crew salvaged some food and had a barbecue on which they grilled fish and birds using timber from the boat.The neighbors had a barbecue Saturday night.When we got to the end we had a barbecue and were tested on the Country Code.
Related topics: Cooking, Outdoor
barbecuebarbecue2 (also barbeque American English) verb [transitive]  DFCDLOto cook food on a metal frame over a fire outdoors barbecued chickensee thesaurus at cook
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Examples from the Corpus
barbecueWhile the meat barbecued and the cooking pots steamed, the captain explained to me the use of a large earthenware jar.BDownstairs, at the neighboring La Colonial Market, an employee barbecues chicken in a black kettle on the sidewalk.The Bruins promptly barbecued Texas the following week, triggering a five-game winning streak.Rosa ordered locally caught fish barbecued with herbs.
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barbecue
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybarbecuebarbeque
he, she, itbarbecuesbarbeques
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybarbecuedbarbequed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave barbecued
he, she, ithas barbecued
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad barbecued
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill barbecue
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have barbecued
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam barbecuing
he, she, itis barbecuing
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you, we, theyare barbecuing
Past
I, he, she, itwas barbecuing
you, we, theywere barbecuing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been barbecuing
he, she, ithas been barbecuing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been barbecuing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be barbecuing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been barbecuing
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