English version

clang

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclangclang /klæŋ/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 SOUNDif a metal object clangs, or if you clang it, it makes a loud ringing sound 🔊 The gates clanged shut behind her. —clang noun [singular]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clang• Somewhere inside the courtyard a bell clanged.• Muskets were swung as clubs, pistols were fired point-blank, and swords flashed and clanged.• A tram clanged loudly past the cart.• On the following morning, I was awakened by the clanging of doors and the activity of inmates serving food.• Then the door clanged open and she thought in surprise, We're down!• The prison door clanged shut again.• Suddenly I was aware that my decadent bath had gone cold and the church bells were clanging the faithful to evensong.• As the door clanged upwards his head turned slowly round so that he was facing the garage.
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Verb table
clang
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclang
he, she, itclangs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclanged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave clanged
he, she, ithas clanged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad clanged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clang
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have clanged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam clanging
he, she, itis clanging
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you, we, theyare clanging
Past
I, he, she, itwas clanging
you, we, theywere clanging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been clanging
he, she, ithas been clanging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been clanging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be clanging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been clanging
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