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gall

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gallgall1 /ɡɔːl $ ɡɒːl/ noun  1 have the gall to do something2 [uncountable] old-fashionedANGRY anger and hate that will not go away syn resentment3 [uncountable] old-fashionedHBH bile4 [countable]HBP a swelling on a tree or plant caused by damage from insects or infection5 [countable]HBAMI a painful place on an animal’s skin, caused by something rubbing against it
gallgall2 verb [transitive]  ANGRYto make someone feel upset and angry because of something that is unfair It really galled him to see Anita doing so well now. galling→ See Verb table
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gallIt galled him to have to sit impotently in silence; worse still, that it had been witnessed.One grain of trouble would gall the clergy and the councillors like a pin under a saddle.
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Verb table
gall
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygall
he, she, itgalls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygalled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave galled
he, she, ithas galled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad galled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gall
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have galled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam galling
he, she, itis galling
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you, we, theyare galling
Past
I, he, she, itwas galling
you, we, theywere galling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been galling
he, she, ithas been galling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been galling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be galling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been galling
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