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creak

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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creakcreak /kriːk/ ●○○ verb [intransitive]  CSOUNDif something such as a door, wooden floor, old bed, or stair creaks, it makes a long high noise when someone opens it, walks on it, sits on it etc The floorboards creaked as she walked across the room. The door creaked open.see thesaurus at soundcreak noun [countable]
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creakListen with the ears of psychohistory, and you will hear the creaking.In the hall the flooboards creaked and the walls were damp.Meanwhile, that part of the building shifted, rising and falling with the seasons, and the floors creaked constantly.Elsewhere in the financial system, the creaking noises are getting louder.Down the street a gate creaked open then snapped shut.The key clicked inside the lock and the door creaked open.Then the gate creaked, setting off a drumroll in his heart.Old panelling, creaking stairways and sloping floors remain.The F2B creaked through a 180-degree turn and began photographing another strip.The sky was clear, the stars were beautiful and the snow creaked underfoot.
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Verb table
creak
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycreak
he, she, itcreaks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycreaked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave creaked
he, she, ithas creaked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad creaked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill creak
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have creaked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam creaking
he, she, itis creaking
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you, we, theyare creaking
Past
I, he, she, itwas creaking
you, we, theywere creaking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been creaking
he, she, ithas been creaking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been creaking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be creaking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been creaking
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