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drape

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
drapedrape /dreɪp/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 COVERto put something somewhere so that it hangs or lies looselydrape something over/around/across something He took off his coat and draped it over a chair. Mina lay back, her arms draped lazily over the cushions.2 DCOVERto cover or decorate something with a clothdrape something over/around something Jack emerged with a towel draped around him.drape something with/in something The soldiers’ coffins were draped with American flags.
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drapeAcross his shoulders was draped a fur collared waterproof and on his hands were those tiny stringy driving gloves.This she draped over the line, pinning it with a row of clothes pegs.She woke in a strange room, facing a dressing-table with a scarf just like Geoffrey's draped over the mirror.Chaises are draped with fringed throws.Hotels were draped with patriotic bunting.You draped your best cummerbund over the lampshade?
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Verb table
drape
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydrape
he, she, itdrapes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydraped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave draped
he, she, ithas draped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad draped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill drape
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have draped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam draping
he, she, itis draping
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you, we, theyare draping
Past
I, he, she, itwas draping
you, we, theywere draping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been draping
he, she, ithas been draping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been draping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be draping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been draping
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