English version

gouge something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgouge something ↔ out phrasal verb1 HOLEto form a hole, space etc by digging into a surface and removing material, or to remove material by digging of A rough road had been gouged out of the rock. Every week 30,000 tonnes of slate are gouged out of the mountains. 2 gouge somebody’s eyes outINJURE to remove someone’s eyes with a pointed weapon gouge→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
gouge outI just wanted to gouge his eyes out.gouge somebody’s eyes outI just wanted to gouge his eyes out.McLaren accused Roberts of trying to gouge his eyes out during the fight.
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Verb table
gouge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygouge
he, she, itgouges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygouged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gouged
he, she, ithas gouged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gouged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gouge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gouged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gouging
he, she, itis gouging
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you, we, theyare gouging
Past
I, he, she, itwas gouging
you, we, theywere gouging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gouging
he, she, ithas been gouging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gouging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gouging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gouging
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