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belay

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbelaybe‧lay /bɪˈleɪ/ verb [intransitive, transitive] technical 🔊 🔊 to make someone who is climbing a mountain etc safe by attaching a rope to them and to a rock→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
belayThere are good nuts here and it used to be traditional to belay at this point.It is possible to belay here, but much better to continue.It should be possible on subsequent ascents to belay on Aries.But my inability to belay or take the lead soon became obvious.Whilst belaying you can look across a sweeping valley covered by vineyards and broken up by lines of cyprus trees.
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Verb table
belay
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybelay
he, she, itbelays
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybelayed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave belayed
he, she, ithas belayed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad belayed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill belay
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have belayed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam belaying
he, she, itis belaying
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you, we, theyare belaying
Past
I, he, she, itwas belaying
you, we, theywere belaying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been belaying
he, she, ithas been belaying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been belaying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be belaying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been belaying
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