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bash

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbashbash1 /bæʃ/ verb 🔊 🔊 1 HIT[intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] to hit someone or something hard, in a way that causes pain or damage 🔊 Someone bashed him on the back of his head. 🔊 Police bashed down the door to get in.bash something on/against something 🔊 He bashed his head on the back of the seat.bash into 🔊 I accidentally bashed into a woman pushing a pram.► see thesaurus at hit2 PPCRITICIZE[transitive] to criticize someone or something very strongly 🔊 He was always bashing the trade unions. —-basher [in nouns] 🔊 union-bashers → bash on → bash something ↔ out → bash somebody ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bash• Get together a range of things to bash.• I told him I'd bashed his head in if he ever touched her again.• If the television stops working, just bash it a couple of times -- that usually helps.• He bashed me over the head and took out a knife to threaten me.• Tired of bashing my head against a brick wall!• Then I became friendly with two boys, one eleven and the other twelve, and bashed my way to equality.• The local newspaper has recently been bashing the city's court system.• International media outlets consistently bashed the organization, transportation and infrastructure problems of these Games.• I put the box on the floor and gave it a good bash with my hammer, but it still wouldn't open.bash something on/against something• I bashed my toe on the bedpost.
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bashbash2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 informalHIT a hard strong hit syn bangbash on 🔊 a bash on the head2 informalDLPARTY a party or an event to celebrate something 🔊 a birthday bash► see thesaurus at party3 → have a bash (at something)
Examples from the Corpus
bash• After an eight-day Wyoming vacation and his birthday bashes, Clinton returns to work Tuesday.• They got out a bag containing balloons and presents for Harry's birthday bash, which will be held without his parents.• The band are flying out to Ibiza tonight for a huge four-day celebrity bash.• Guests were asked to bring sleeping bags for the two-day bash.• How about another music industry bash, for instance?• The New West up at Ina and I-10 offers a $ 3,000 grand prize at their bash!
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Verb table
bash
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybash
he, she, itbashes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybashed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bashed
he, she, ithas bashed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bashed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bash
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bashed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bashing
he, she, itis bashing
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you, we, theyare bashing
Past
I, he, she, itwas bashing
you, we, theywere bashing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bashing
he, she, ithas been bashing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bashing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bashing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bashing
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