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brew

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drink
brewbrew1 /bruː/ ●○○ verb  1 [transitive]DFD to make beer Every beer on the menu was brewed locally.2 [intransitive]DFD if a drink of tea or coffee is brewing, the taste is getting into the hot water He read the paper while the tea brewed.3 [transitive] to make a drink of tea or coffee freshly brewed coffee4 be brewing brew up
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brewShe let herself in and ministered to their needs, brewing a pot of tea and lighting a good fire.The pudding went down like a dream, in blessed silence, and Christopher and Francis disappeared to brew coffee.Health-care bonds anywhere are risky these days, especially with changes brewing in Medicare and Medicaid.Any wonder that there is a campaign-finance scandal brewing in Washington?An argument is brewing over the tax cuts.His face was like something brewed up out of spit and bile.My next step will be to brew us a pot of chrysanthemum tea.
Related topics: Drink
brewbrew2 noun  1 DFD[countable] especially British English a drink that is brewed, especially tea2 [countable, uncountable] American English beer, or a can or glass of beer a cold brew in a frosty glass3 [countable usually singular] a combination of different thingsbrew of The band played a strange brew of rock, jazz, and country music. home brew
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brewEach brew master was a craftsman with a personalized understanding of how beer should taste.Earl Grey never seemed such a decent chap, and we laze back to enjoy his brew.As for the potent brew itself, that won't be ready until Christmas.A change into dry clothes before gearing up and a quick brew.Off we went to a rickety bar in Sabinal Mextown and spent an hour sopping up the brew.In the days when most types of beer were dark, wheat brews were seen as being relatively pale and often cloudy.
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Verb table
brew
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybrew
he, she, itbrews
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybrewed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave brewed
he, she, ithas brewed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad brewed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill brew
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have brewed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam brewing
he, she, itis brewing
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you, we, theyare brewing
Past
I, he, she, itwas brewing
you, we, theywere brewing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been brewing
he, she, ithas been brewing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been brewing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be brewing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been brewing
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