English version

fence something ↔ off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfence something ↔ off phrasal verbSEPARATEto separate one area from another area with a fence a planting area fenced off from the main garden fence→ See Verb table
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fence offTill the boy fell in and they fenced it off.She lifted it over the fence and set off across the little meadow, gathering speed and thoroughly enjoying it.Shocked driver Shaun Robinson crashed into a fence, writing off his Capri, but escaped injury.Back towards the house, a wattle fence divides off the western side of the garden.
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Verb table
fence
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfence
he, she, itfences
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfenced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fenced
he, she, ithas fenced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fenced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fence
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fenced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fencing
he, she, itis fencing
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you, we, theyare fencing
Past
I, he, she, itwas fencing
you, we, theywere fencing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fencing
he, she, ithas been fencing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fencing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fencing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fencing
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