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duff

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishduffduff1 /dʌf/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American English informal the part of your body that you sit on syn bottom 🔊 Get off your duff (=stop sitting or stop being lazy) and help me!
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duffâ€Ē Even if she didn't spot that her sister was up the duff, she must have known her mum wasn't.
duffduff2 adjective British English informal 🔊 🔊 BROKENbad or useless
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duffâ€Ē A Godsend for anyone who has to submit work as it gets rid of the chance of sending a duff disk.â€Ē This has been a duff year for him: the runs have flowed like treacle, and Dame Fortune has turned sour.
duffduff3 verb 🔊 🔊 → duff somebody ↔ up→ See Verb table
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duffâ€Ē For a small fee, usually a week's tuck allowance, she would duff up any victim selected.
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Verb table
duff
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyduff
he, she, itduffs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyduffed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave duffed
he, she, ithas duffed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad duffed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill duff
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have duffed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam duffing
he, she, itis duffing
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you, we, theyare duffing
Past
I, he, she, itwas duffing
you, we, theywere duffing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been duffing
he, she, ithas been duffing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been duffing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be duffing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been duffing
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