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glean

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gleanglean /ɡliːn/ verb  1 [transitive]FIND OUT to find out information slowly and with difficultyglean something from somebody/something Additional information was gleaned from other sources.2 [intransitive, transitive]TAC to collect grain that has been left behind after the crops have been cut
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Examples from the Corpus
gleanThere are other clues to be gleaned.Some information can be gleaned, although it tends to be more sketchy.And her reaction to her illness was, as best I can glean, fraught with fear, discouragement, and depression.A measure of its success and an indication of the magnitude of its task could be gleaned from Benelux.But some idea of the general type he was looking for can be gleaned from his memoirs.Believers say the government has captured alien spacecraft and used the technology gleaned from them to make their own spaceships.glean something from somebody/somethingSeveral lessons can be gleaned from our experience so far.
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Verb table
glean
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyglean
he, she, itgleans
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygleaned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gleaned
he, she, ithas gleaned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gleaned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill glean
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gleaned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gleaning
he, she, itis gleaning
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you, we, theyare gleaning
Past
I, he, she, itwas gleaning
you, we, theywere gleaning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gleaning
he, she, ithas been gleaning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gleaning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gleaning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gleaning
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