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dry-clean

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes, Cleaning
dry-cleanˌdry-ˈclean / $ ˈ../ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DCCDHCto clean clothes etc with chemicals instead of waterdry cleaning noun [uncountable]
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dry-cleanDon't put that dress in the washing machine - the label says it should be dry-cleaned.
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Verb table
dry-clean
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydry-clean
he, she, itdry-cleans
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydry-cleaned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dry-cleaned
he, she, ithas dry-cleaned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dry-cleaned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dry-clean
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dry-cleaned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dry-cleaning
he, she, itis dry-cleaning
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you, we, theyare dry-cleaning
Past
I, he, she, itwas dry-cleaning
you, we, theywere dry-cleaning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dry-cleaning
he, she, ithas been dry-cleaning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dry-cleaning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dry-cleaning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dry-cleaning
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