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bide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbidebide /baɪd/ verb  1 bide your time2 [intransitive]WAIT old use to wait or stay somewhere, often for a long time syn abide→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bideThe nurse was biding her time till another idea came to her that would put her on top again.He has bided his time, and now he feels he has arrived.But he was biding his time.He knows he would probably lose now and can afford to bide his time.It was as if he was just biding his time.Meanwhile, Mission Bay bided its time.Bide your time, Lissa, she told herself, bide your time.Be patient, tolerant and bide your time.
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Verb table
bide
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybide
he, she, itbides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybided
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bided
he, she, ithas bided
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bided
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bide
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bided
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam biding
he, she, itis biding
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you, we, theyare biding
Past
I, he, she, itwas biding
you, we, theywere biding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been biding
he, she, ithas been biding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been biding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be biding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been biding
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