English version

frustrate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrustratefrus‧trate /frʌˈstreɪt $ ˈfrʌstreɪt/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 ANNOYif something frustrates you, it makes you feel annoyed or angry because you are unable to do what you want 🔊 The fact that he’s working with amateurs really frustrates him.2 PREVENTto prevent someone’s plans, efforts, or attempts from succeeding syn foil 🔊 Their attempts to speak to him were frustrated by the guards. Grammar Frustrate is usually passive in this meaning.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
frustrateKlaas was frustrated by the frequent traffic delays and vowed to do something about it.Thick fog frustrated their attempt to land on the tiny island.
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Verb table
frustrate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfrustrate
he, she, itfrustrates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfrustrated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave frustrated
he, she, ithas frustrated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad frustrated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill frustrate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have frustrated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam frustrating
he, she, itis frustrating
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you, we, theyare frustrating
Past
I, he, she, itwas frustrating
you, we, theywere frustrating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been frustrating
he, she, ithas been frustrating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been frustrating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be frustrating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been frustrating
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