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bleep

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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bleepbleep1 /bliːp/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š Ca short high sound made by a piece of electronic equipment
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bleepβ€’ What the bleep is going on here?β€’ the bleeps of a video game
bleepbleep2 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive]C to make a high electronic sound πŸ”Š The timer on the cooker started to bleep.2 [transitive] British EnglishTCT to let someone know, through their bleeper, that you want them to telephone you syn beep American English3 [transitive] (also bleep out)TCBAMT to prevent an offensive word being heard on television or the radio by making a high electronic sound πŸ”Š All the swear words had been bleeped out.β†’ See Verb table
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bleepβ€’ An hour earlier in the Emerald Suite, Jaq's comm-unit had bleeped.β€’ Or where gangsta rap gets played with nothing bleeped.β€’ The screen flickered for a few moments and bleeped.β€’ Her heart was bleeping dully and her skin felt moist and feverish and she needed to talk - now.β€’ Sindy bleeped in confusion and went to dredge the supplies' cupboards.β€’ The TV network bleeped out the obscenities.
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Verb table
bleep
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybleep
he, she, itbleeps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybleeped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bleeped
he, she, ithas bleeped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bleeped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bleep
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bleeped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bleeping
he, she, itis bleeping
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you, we, theyare bleeping
Past
I, he, she, itwas bleeping
you, we, theywere bleeping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bleeping
he, she, ithas been bleeping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bleeping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bleeping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bleeping
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