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blanch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
blanchblanch /blɑːntʃ $ blæntʃ/ verb  1 [transitive]DFC to put vegetables, fruit, or nuts into boiling water for a short time Blanch the peaches and remove the skins.2 [intransitive] literaryCOLOUR/COLOR to become pale because you are frightened or shocked Patrick visibly blanched.
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blanchThen, obsessively, she went back to blanching her face.Chop zest and blanch in boiling water to cover for 5 minutes.Four or five weeks more, and that greater snow would blanch the hedgerows.A gun boomed; then another, blanching the sky to the south.Blanch the spinach for 30 seconds.
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Verb table
blanch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyblanch
he, she, itblanches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyblanched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave blanched
he, she, ithas blanched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad blanched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill blanch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have blanched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam blanching
he, she, itis blanching
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you, we, theyare blanching
Past
I, he, she, itwas blanching
you, we, theywere blanching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been blanching
he, she, ithas been blanching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been blanching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be blanching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been blanching
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