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escort

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishescorte‧scort1 /ɪˈskɔːt $ -ɔːrt/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 PROTECTto take someone somewhere, especially when you are protecting or guarding them The shipment was escorted by guards.escort somebody back/through/to etc (something) Two Marines escorted Benny inside. I escorted her to the door.see thesaurus at lead, take2 SHOW/LET somebody SEE somethingto go with someone and show them a placeescort somebody around (something) The company escorts prospective buyers around the property.3 old-fashioned to go with someone to a social event Bill escorted Ellie to the opera.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
escortAfter he was sacked, he was escorted discreetly from the building by two senior managers.They summoned a ranger, who gave her a water-electrolyte mixture and escorted her for two miles to a rest house.They escorted her to the door, where she turned, smiling, to shake hands.He agreed, and said he would go to Athens himself and escort her.After all, she was all right to flirt with at parties and escort him occasionally.She sat with Jackson in the front row and later escorted him to a party.In spite of the couple's protestations, he forbade Marion to meet Travis again and firmly escorted his tearful daughter home.The prisoner was escorted into the room by two police officers.Kedge escorted Streisand on a tour of the house.Armed guards escorted the prisoners into the courthouse.But when Aldridge sighted Flatten doing his job, he ordered House security to escort the reporter from the room.The guards escorted them to a waiting helicopter.
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escortes‧cort2 /ˈeskɔːt $ -ɔːrt/ noun [countable]  1 WITHa person or a group of people or vehicles that go with someone in order to protect or guard them a police escortunder escort He was driven away to prison under armed escort (=protected or guarded by an escort).2 TAKE/BRINGsomeone who goes with someone to a formal social event3 BOTAKE/BRINGsomeone who is paid to go out with someone socially an escort agency4 American English a prostitute, especially one who goes to social events or on trips with the person who pays them
Examples from the Corpus
escortAnd for each of the 15 girls buying dresses, there is an escort in need of a tuxedo.They provided an armed escort for the journey back to Cairo.His first wife, Tammy, was his escort at the White House party.A refreshing change from her usual, inexperienced escorts.The agreement says weapons inspectors will be accompanied by Iraqi escorts.Several other smaller aircraft units from North Island will be on board the Nimitz and its escorts.Just my friend Sheila and I, no tour, no escorts.Our escorts, both dressed in blazers and boaters jumped on-board - and promptly steered us straight for a garden wall.The governor travels with a police escort.The three men left the court under police escort.Four hours later, at about 8 p. m., the hikers followed a Forest Service escort to safety.I see her walking with the bride to her new village, being teased by the escort of girls.A few girls, their escorts already gone to join their regiments, wept.police escortMaybe a police escort is a plus.Either he walked out of here with a deal for Simon Cormack, or he would need a police escort anyway.The referee, who needed a police escort from the pitch, was pelted with missiles as he spoke to an officer.This lorry would quickly find himself with a police escort.With a police escort, the family left for the airport on their way to California.And yet I would marvel as he accepted police escorts to whisk him past screaming teenyboppers to court at Wimbledon.Zhu turned to lead the way, followed by Gao Yang and his police escort.The police escort us as we march down Seventh Avenue.
EscortEscort trademark  a middle-sized car that used to be made by Ford and sold especially in the UK and Europe
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Verb table
escort
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyescort
he, she, itescorts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyescorted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave escorted
he, she, ithas escorted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad escorted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill escort
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have escorted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam escorting
he, she, itis escorting
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you, we, theyare escorting
Past
I, he, she, itwas escorting
you, we, theywere escorting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been escorting
he, she, ithas been escorting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been escorting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be escorting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been escorting
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