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collide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcollidecol‧lide /kəˈlaɪd/ ●○○ verb [intransitive]  1 HIT/BUMP INTOto hit something or someone that is moving in a different direction from youcollision A car and a van collided on the motorway.collide with I ran around the corner, and almost collided with Mrs Laurence. Two trains collided head-on (=when they were moving directly towards each other).RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say run into rather than collide with:Her car ran into the back of a truck.2 ARGUEto disagree strongly with a person or group, especially on a particular subjectcollide with The president has again collided with Congress over his budget plans.3 if two very different ideas, ways of thinking etc collide, they come together and produce an interesting result Istanbul, where East and West collide.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
collideThe two players collided and Jordan fell to the floor.But that image collided head-on with life last month.They were politely kind to each other, as people always are whose ambitions temporary collide in public.Four or five cars had collided in the fog.What was happening, and why did the super-powers collide just here and just now?When the plates of land that form the earth collide or slide past each other, earthquakes result.Barker and Mason collided while going for the ball.For no apparent reason he had collided with a car coming in the opposite direction, killing the other driver instantly.The transport helicopter he was in collided with another and crashed.This requires that the machine be placed on a surface such that the tray is not constantly collided with by passers by.All of the Amor asteroids cross the orbit of Mars and could collide with it.Duvall lashed backwards, but Jimmy had leapt to his feet, colliding with one of the hessian screens.The human desire for certainty collides with our love of enigma.I backed out of the door and promptly collided with someone. 'I'm sorry, ' I said.collided head-onShortly after the £5 million junction was opened, two trains collided head-on killing four people and injuring 22.A pickup truck collided head-on with a car.The cab control car of a commuter train being pushed from the rear collided head-on with an Amtrak diesel locomotive.But that image collided head-on with life last month.
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Verb table
collide
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycollide
he, she, itcollides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycollided
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave collided
he, she, ithas collided
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad collided
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill collide
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have collided
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam colliding
he, she, itis colliding
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you, we, theyare colliding
Past
I, he, she, itwas colliding
you, we, theywere colliding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been colliding
he, she, ithas been colliding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been colliding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be colliding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been colliding
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