English version

dumb something ↔ down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdumb something ↔ downto present news or information in a simple and attractive way without many details so that everyone can understand it – used to show disapproval Have history textbooks been dumbed down over the past decade?dumbing down noun [uncountable] dumb→ See Verb table
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dumb
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydumb
he, she, itdumbs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydumbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dumbed
he, she, ithas dumbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dumbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dumb
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dumbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dumbing
he, she, itis dumbing
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you, we, theyare dumbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas dumbing
you, we, theywere dumbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dumbing
he, she, ithas been dumbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dumbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dumbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dumbing
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