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clank

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclankclank /klæŋk/ verb [intransitive]  SOUNDif a metal object clanks, it makes a loud heavy sound A tram clanked past.clank noun [countable]clanking noun [uncountable] the clanking of machinery→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clankA lay brother came by, keys clanking.He drove it all day long, falling in love with every cough, clank, and knock of the engine.The train's carriages clanked and rattled as it crept into the station.Weights for barbells clanked in the backseat.None the less, the ponderous inspection machinery clanked into action.There were clanking noises coming from further within.In the harbor, the boats' rigging clanked noisily in the high wind.The ball clanked off the rim and toward the left corner.The ball clanks off the rim like a cinder block; an ugly afterthought of a shot attempt.Marcus could hear some shouting far away and close boots clanking on the metal walkway.
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Verb table
clank
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclank
he, she, itclanks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclanked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave clanked
he, she, ithas clanked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad clanked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clank
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have clanked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam clanking
he, she, itis clanking
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you, we, theyare clanking
Past
I, he, she, itwas clanking
you, we, theywere clanking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been clanking
he, she, ithas been clanking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been clanking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be clanking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been clanking
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