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bunt

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Baseball
buntbunt /bʌnt/ verb [intransitive]  American EnglishDSB to deliberately hit the ball a short distance in a game of baseballbunt noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
buntI hear one brief song of the indigo bunting. 3: 07-3: 12 PMIt is overcast.Democratic columnist Mark Shields offers the same description but with crepe bunting.Hotels were draped with patriotic bunting.This is like sending Barry Bonds to the plate with the game on the line and having him bunt.First pitch of the split-squad game with the Giants: a Marvin Benard bunt that Brosius charged hard.Saw an indigo bunting the other day.In a month the indigo bunting will sing and build its nest in the brambles.
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Verb table
bunt (AmE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybunt (AmE)
he, she, itbunts (AmE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybunted (AmE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bunted
he, she, ithas bunted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bunted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bunt
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bunted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bunting
he, she, itis bunting
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you, we, theyare bunting
Past
I, he, she, itwas bunting
you, we, theywere bunting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bunting
he, she, ithas been bunting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bunting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bunting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bunting
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