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gazump

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business basics
gazumpga‧zump /ɡəˈzʌmp/ verb [transitive]  British English informalBB if you are gazumped, the person who is selling you a house sells it to another person who offers them more money We were gazumped at the last minute. Grammar Gazump is usually passive.gazumping noun [uncountable]
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From Longman Business Dictionarygazumpga‧zump /gəˈzʌmp/ verb [transitive] British English informalPROPERTY if you are gazumped, someone who has agreed to sell you a house at an agreed price sells it to someone else for more moneyIf any client of our agency is gazumped, we refund him or her the cost of the valuation fee.gazumping noun [uncountable]Gazumping is on the increase in London, as buyers find that there is a shortage of good properties.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
gazump
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygazump
he, she, itgazumps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygazumped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gazumped
he, she, ithas gazumped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gazumped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gazump
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gazumped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gazumping
he, she, itis gazumping
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you, we, theyare gazumping
Past
I, he, she, itwas gazumping
you, we, theywere gazumping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gazumping
he, she, ithas been gazumping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gazumping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gazumping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gazumping
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