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beep

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life, Motor vehicles
beepbeep /biːp/ ●●○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive]TD if a machine beeps, it makes a short high sound syn bleep 🔊 Why does the computer keep beeping?► see thesaurus at sound2 [intransitive, transitive]TTC if a car horn beeps, or if you beep your car horn, it makes a loud noise —beep noun [countable] 🔊 Leave your message after the beep.
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Examples from the Corpus
beep• Dozens of arcade games were beeping and ringing along the wall.• We don't know how we got in either Voice over Within minutes, the machines were beeping and the tills humming.• Beep Dr. Greene - he's needed in the ER.• Mait had gone only a short distance when he heard the faint beep from above.• After much beeping some one heard them and came out - they were still stuck.• And when we first came upon the hot spring, the first thing I heard was the beeping sound.• WordPerfect will beep when it is ready to print.• They beep, whir, thank, apologize, greet, inform, and give instructions.• As you get closer the beeping will get more rapid.
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Verb table
beep
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybeep
he, she, itbeeps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybeeped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave beeped
he, she, ithas beeped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad beeped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill beep
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have beeped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam beeping
he, she, itis beeping
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you, we, theyare beeping
Past
I, he, she, itwas beeping
you, we, theywere beeping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been beeping
he, she, ithas been beeping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been beeping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be beeping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been beeping
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