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goof

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgoofgoof1 /ɡuːf/ (also goof up) verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 especially American English informalMISTAKE to make a silly mistake 🔊 Somebody goofed and entered the wrong amount. 🔊 The restaurant totally goofed up our reservations. goof around goof off→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
goofSo the plaintiffs called Fung back on their rebuttal case to tell jurors he had goofed.Somebody at the company goofed and entered the wrong check amount.On many other cuts, though, he goofs around in a self- deprecating way that actually seems phony.Sean Goff goofing around in his pyjamas at the Whiplash 2 comp around 1985.Best I can tell, we goofed by ignoring the Miata Factor.I dug the idea of being free enough to just goof off from incessant maths homework.Guys play basketball, goof off, gamble, hang out, argue and ignore their women.Whoever goofed, there was no doubt that the engineer was right.
goofgoof2 noun [countable] especially American English informal 🔊 🔊 1 MISTAKE (also goof up) a silly mistake 🔊 The goof could cost the city $5 million.2 STUPID/NOT SENSIBLE (also goofball) someone who is silly
Examples from the Corpus
goofHe had been made the victim of what was known in the department as a goof.I just stood there like a goof waiting for him to introduce her.A nice goof is to hide it altogether by positioning your pointer on its top edge and dragging down.Most of the rest of us, on the other hand, are paralyzed by our goofs.Anyway, after a year Matty would be on the other side of the goof.
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Verb table
goof
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygoof
he, she, itgoofs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygoofed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave goofed
he, she, ithas goofed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad goofed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill goof
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have goofed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam goofing
he, she, itis goofing
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you, we, theyare goofing
Past
I, he, she, itwas goofing
you, we, theywere goofing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been goofing
he, she, ithas been goofing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been goofing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be goofing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been goofing
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