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drip

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_076_cdripdrip1 /drΙͺp/ ●●○ verb (dripped, dripping) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive, transitive]LIQUID to let liquid fall in drops πŸ”Š The tap’s dripping. πŸ”Š Her boots were muddy and her hair was dripping.drip blood/water/sweat etc πŸ”Š John came in, his arm dripping blood.be dripping with blood/sweat etc πŸ”Š The hand that held the gun was dripping with sweat.2 [intransitive]LIQUID to fall in dropsdrip down/from etc πŸ”Š The rain dripped down his neck. πŸ”Š Water was dripping through the ceiling.3 β†’ be dripping with somethingβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drip‒ The faucet's dripping again - you'd better call the plumber.‒ The rain dripped down his neck.‒ The two of them looked at it, as blood dripped down on the cold linoleum.‒ Sweat dripped down the sides of his head and chest.‒ He ignored the icicles too, a whole row of glistening two-and three-footers dripping from a pipe.‒ The blood was still dripping from the cut on his lip.‒ Wax from the candle dripped on the tablecloth.‒ We stood under a tree, with rain dripping onto our heads.‒ Thérèse held it for her, burning her fingers even as the icy water dripped over them.be dripping with blood/sweat etc‒ The flatboat was dripping with blood.‒ The hand that held the gun was dripping with sweat, the metal feeling hot and slick.Water ... dripping‒ One of his neighbours finds water dripping from the balcony above along her ceiling and out near her electric fire.‒ And yet inside, despite the saturated carpet and water still dripping from the ceiling, business was proceeding.‒ You can hear the sound of water dripping in the pail and the sound of the washcloth on skin.‒ Water dripping into his brain pan.‒ Water began dripping into the window, the port engine started to cough.
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dripdrip2 ●●○ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable]LIQUID one of the drops of liquid that fall from something πŸ”Š I put some plastic buckets on the floor to catch the drips.2 [singular, uncountable]LIQUID the sound or action of a liquid falling in drops πŸ”Š The silence was broken only by a regular drip, drip, drip.3 [countable]MD a piece of equipment used in hospitals for putting liquids directly into your blood through a tube syn IVbe/put somebody on a drip πŸ”Š At the hospital they put me on a drip.4 [countable] informalBORING someone who is boring and weak5 β†’ drip, drip, drip
Examples from the Corpus
dripβ€’ A drip to be adjusted here, a vein to be found there, the floor to be constantly scrubbed.β€’ Before painting, lay a cloth on the floor to catch any drips.β€’ As I settled the man on to a pallet and helped the Sister fasten the glucose drip, I felt less uncomfortable.β€’ The dead silence was broken only by a regular drip, drip, drip.β€’ The man with the bright eyes needed a saline drip.β€’ A steady drip of blood was forming a pool on the floor.β€’ Place the muffin pan on a baking sheet to catch the drips.β€’ Everything was quiet except for the drip of rain from the roof.
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Verb table
drip
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydrip
he, she, itdrips
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydripped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dripped
he, she, ithas dripped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dripped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill drip
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dripped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dripping
he, she, itis dripping
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you, we, theyare dripping
Past
I, he, she, itwas dripping
you, we, theywere dripping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dripping
he, she, ithas been dripping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dripping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dripping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dripping
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