English version

bow out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbow out phrasal verb1 STOP DOING somethingto stop taking part in an activity, job etc, especially one that you have been doing for a long time of Reeves thinks it is time for him to bow out of politics.2 DOto not do something that you have promised or agreed to do of You’re not trying to bow out of this, are you? bow→ See Verb table
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Verb table
bow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybow
he, she, itbows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bowed
he, she, ithas bowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bowing
he, she, itis bowing
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you, we, theyare bowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas bowing
you, we, theywere bowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bowing
he, she, ithas been bowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bowing
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Verb table
bow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybow
he, she, itbows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bowed
he, she, ithas bowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bowing
he, she, itis bowing
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you, we, theyare bowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas bowing
you, we, theywere bowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bowing
he, she, ithas been bowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bowing
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