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clobber

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclobberclob‧ber1 /ˈklɒbə $ ˈklɑːbər/ verb [transitive] informal  1 HITto hit someone very hard2 HARM/BE BAD FORto affect or punish someone or something badly, especially by making them lose money The paper got clobbered for libel. The company has been clobbered by falling property prices.3 BEAT/DEFEATto defeat someone very easily in a way that is embarrassing for the team that loses The Dallas Cowboys clobbered the Buffalo Bills last night.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clobberAnd as the electric industry is deregulated and marches toward increased competition, inefficient utilities could get clobbered.Boy, do you feel alone when you get clobbered.Circumstantial evidence, I know, but evidence that strongly suggests that the engineer was clobbered by a heavy metallic instrument.He got clobbered by a kid on the playground.A summer jump in ad sales was clobbered by Black Wednesday.Meanwhile, several Parnassus holdings were clobbered by disappointing earnings or other problems.The kids are bored, and have nothing to do but clobber each other.Manage diversity, trainers preached, or risk getting clobbered in the global marketplace of the 21st century.We got clobbered last year by rising production costs.The Lakers clobbered the Jazz, 83 to 66.John Smith was now committed to clobbering the poor by reversing their tax cut as soon as Labour got in.And Kinnock tells us we are being clobbered unduly because we shall pay £600 next year!
clobberclobber2 noun [uncountable] British English informal  CLOTHESsomeone’s possessions, especially their clothes Liam’s football clobber
Examples from the Corpus
clobberThey were girls who just wanted to have fun in dodgy clobber.The rag trade adopted the same approach when it came to designing and flogging its clobber.The Special Branch man couldn't believe his eyes as all our clobber went into the plane at Elstree.With weight belt, ankle weights and all the rest of the clobber, I struggled to remember the buddy checks.
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Verb table
clobber
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclobber
he, she, itclobbers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclobbered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave clobbered
he, she, ithas clobbered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad clobbered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clobber
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have clobbered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam clobbering
he, she, itis clobbering
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you, we, theyare clobbering
Past
I, he, she, itwas clobbering
you, we, theywere clobbering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been clobbering
he, she, ithas been clobbering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been clobbering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be clobbering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been clobbering
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