English version

cleave to somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcleave to somebody/something phrasal verb1 formalTRUE to continue to think that a method, belief, person etc is true or valuable, even when this seems unlikely John still cleaves to his romantic ideals.2 STICK literary to stick to someone or something, or seem to surround them cleave→ See Verb table
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Verb table
cleave
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycleave
he, she, itcleaves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycleavedcleft
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cleaved
he, she, ithas cleaved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cleaved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cleave
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cleaved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam cleaving
he, she, itis cleaving
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you, we, theyare cleaving
Past
I, he, she, itwas cleaving
you, we, theywere cleaving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been cleaving
he, she, ithas been cleaving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been cleaving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be cleaving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been cleaving
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