English version

enthral

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenthralen‧thral British English, enthrall American English /ɪnˈθrɔːl $ -ˈθrɒːl/ verb (enthralled, enthralling) [transitive]  INTERESTEDto make someone very interested and excited, so that they listen or watch something very carefullybe enthralled by/with somebody/something The children were enthralled by the story she was telling. Grammar Enthral is usually passive.enthralled adjective→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
be enthralled by/with somebody/somethingI was enthralled with his classes.I was enthralled by the emptiness.And they are enthralled by the whales and other denizens that swim by their vessels.Hamilton was enthralled by the world of television.
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Verb table
enthral (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyenthral (BrE)
he, she, itenthrals (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyenthralled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave enthralled
he, she, ithas enthralled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad enthralled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill enthral
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have enthralled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam enthralling
he, she, itis enthralling
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you, we, theyare enthralling
Past
I, he, she, itwas enthralling
you, we, theywere enthralling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been enthralling
he, she, ithas been enthralling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been enthralling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be enthralling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been enthralling
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