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gorge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gorgegorge1 /ɡɔːdʒ $ ɡɔːrdʒ/ noun [countable]  1 SGa deep narrow valley with steep sides2 feel your gorge rise
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gorgeI saw a creek at one point, visible at the bottom of a gorge.There was the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, an almost sheer thousand-foot gorge with several sites for high dams.Town and canton rose in importance after the early thirteenth century when the bridging of the Schollenen gorge opened up the Cotthard.The wind blowing down the gorge was causing the boat to swing back and forth like a pendulum.It is well worth visiting just as a tourist or to do the five-hour walk along the bottom of the gorge.He built four massive towers, two on each side of the gorge, to support four cables.
gorgegorge2 verb  1 gorge yourself (on something)2 be gorged with something→ See Verb table
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gorgeIn the months to come, Mr Clinton will undoubtedly go on gorging.He knew he would gorge himself on curry and dal and then want to sleep.Moms warn daughters of what comes of gorging on chips or chocolate.We enjoyed good wines at 75p a litre and gorging on fresh sardines and salads bought in the local market.Just because we appear to be gorging ourselves on war coverage doesn't mean to say that we swallow it whole.
gorgegorge3 adjective British English spoken informal  extremely beautiful or attractive
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Verb table
gorge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygorge
he, she, itgorges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygorged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gorged
he, she, ithas gorged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gorged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gorge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gorged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gorging
he, she, itis gorging
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you, we, theyare gorging
Past
I, he, she, itwas gorging
you, we, theywere gorging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gorging
he, she, ithas been gorging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gorging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gorging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gorging
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