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fend

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfendfend /fend/ verb 🔊 🔊 fend for yourself fend somebody/something off→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fendWhen your skin was young, it could fend for itself.The raven was determined to fend off any potential threat and maintain its fiefdom of Edge Wood.The new system was credited for fending off damage from major floods in 1996.Nothing that we see in the park can quite fend off mythology.That is why he manoeuvred frantically, and brilliantly, to fend off the challenge to his party leadership last month.
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Verb table
fend
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfend
he, she, itfends
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfended
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fended
he, she, ithas fended
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fended
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fend
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fended
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fending
he, she, itis fending
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you, we, theyare fending
Past
I, he, she, itwas fending
you, we, theywere fending
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fending
he, she, ithas been fending
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fending
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fending
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fending
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