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gush

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gushgush1 /ษกสŒสƒ/ verb ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š 1 a) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]MILIQUID if a liquid gushes, it flows or pours out quickly and in large quantities syn spurtgush out/from/down etc ๐Ÿ”Š Water gushed from the broken pipe. ๐Ÿ”Š He opened the door and smoke gushed out. b) [transitive] if something gushes a liquid, the liquid pours out quickly and in large quantities syn spurt ๐Ÿ”Š The wound gushed blood.2 [intransitive, transitive]PRETEND to express your praise, pleasure etc in a way that other people think is too strong ๐Ÿ”Š โ€˜I simply loved your book, โ€™ she gushed.3 (also gush out) [intransitive]EMOTIONAL if words or emotions gush out, you suddenly express them very strongly ๐Ÿ”Š All that pent-up frustration gushed out in a torrent of abuse.
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Examples from the Corpus
gushโ€ข "I just love your outfit, " she gushed.โ€ข Matters were complicated by Yorick's style: his consciousness did more than stream; it gushed.โ€ข His mouth flew open and out gushed a yellow liquid.โ€ข The knife wound was gushing blood.โ€ข A pipe burst in one of the apartments above, and water gushed down.โ€ข He grimaced, as hot tears gushed from his eyes.โ€ข Oil gushed from the hole in the ship's hull.โ€ข As a torrent gushed inside, it knocked out much of her electrical system.โ€ข Oil gushed out and swirled around his feet.โ€ข A couple of hundred yards downstream it gushes out below a ceremonial arch into the Brigach.โ€ข When tapped, they can gush year round without a pump.gush out/from/down etcโ€ข The spring that gushes from a cleft mountain is the Goddess's blood.โ€ข Oil gushed out and swirled around his feet.โ€ข A couple of hundred yards downstream it gushes out below a ceremonial arch into the Brigach.โ€ข He grimaced, as hot tears gushed from his eyes.โ€ข A second after I gave him that answer, I felt a flood of hot, salty tears gush down my cheeks.โ€ข Blinding E.-like light gushes out of the first crack.โ€ข We redoubled our efforts to control the flood of water that gushes down our field from the mountains behind.
gushgush2 noun ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š 1 LIQUID[countable usually singular] a large quantity of something, usually a liquid, that suddenly pours out of something syn spurt ๐Ÿ”Š a gush of ice-cold water2 โ†’ a gush of relief/self-pity etc
Examples from the Corpus
gushโ€ข This astonishing performance produced a gush of hyperbole.โ€ข With each wave a gush of water spurted up into your armpit and slopped into the cabin.โ€ข When he removed the thumb from his lips, Jackie half expected the puffiness to subside with a gush of escaping air.โ€ข It seemed as though a valve had burst inside her and a great gush of energy was being released.โ€ข Miss Bates's gush of volubility is at last deflected and the visit concluded.โ€ข There was a slight gush in her manner which gave the impression that she was the stupider of the two.โ€ข A sudden gush of liquid spurted out of the plant.โ€ข Maybe behind the gush there was something she wanted to say but wasn't brazen enough to bring out too openly.โ€ข Jack, the gush, was crying.
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Verb table
gush
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygush
he, she, itgushes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygushed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gushed
he, she, ithas gushed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gushed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gush
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gushed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gushing
he, she, itis gushing
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you, we, theyare gushing
Past
I, he, she, itwas gushing
you, we, theywere gushing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gushing
he, she, ithas been gushing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gushing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gushing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gushing
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