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fatten

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfattenfat‧ten /ˈfætn/ verb  1 FAT[intransitive, transitive] to make an animal become fatter so that it is ready to eat, or to become fat and ready to eat2 [transitive] to make an amount larger These projects simply serve to fatten the pockets of developers. fatten somebody/something ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fattenOther record companies offered long, fattening lunches in over-priced restaurants as part of the deal-making process.Thus farmers sell milk and young calves, as well as wool and lambs which are fattened on nearby lowland farms.We are pudding fanatics as a family, the richer and more fattening the better.Increased profits will fatten the bonuses of the managers.Now that he's been loved and fattened, the old boy wags his tail and whimpers hello like a puppy.Besides fattening the wallets of local merchants, the negotiators challenged each other to solve disputes on agriculture and textiles.Its general conformation showed a dairy-type leanness, but individuals could fatten well.
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Verb table
fatten
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfatten
he, she, itfattens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfattened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fattened
he, she, ithas fattened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fattened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fatten
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fattened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fattening
he, she, itis fattening
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you, we, theyare fattening
Past
I, he, she, itwas fattening
you, we, theywere fattening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fattening
he, she, ithas been fattening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fattening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fattening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fattening
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