English version

gain on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgain on somebody/something phrasal verbNEARto gradually get closer to a person, car etc that you are chasing Quick – they’re gaining on us! gain→ See Verb table
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Verb table
gain
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygain
he, she, itgains
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygained
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gained
he, she, ithas gained
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gained
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gain
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gained
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gaining
he, she, itis gaining
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you, we, theyare gaining
Past
I, he, she, itwas gaining
you, we, theywere gaining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gaining
he, she, ithas been gaining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gaining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gaining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gaining
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