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handcuff

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Jail & punishment
handcuffhand‧cuff /ˈhændkʌf/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 SCJto put handcuffs on someone
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Examples from the Corpus
handcuffThe unidentified man was handcuffed and led away.Gentry was handcuffed and taken to the Baltimore County Detention Center.Even to handcuff both hands if necessary.Still handcuffed, he collapsed in a coma moments after being examined by a doctor.He trussed himself up, with a noose round his neck, then handcuffed himself.She found some handcuffs in his pocket and handcuffed him to the door.They handcuffed their terrified victims and put pillowcases over their heads.Paul is handcuffed to the wheelchair.
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Verb table
handcuff
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhandcuff
he, she, ithandcuffs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhandcuffed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave handcuffed
he, she, ithas handcuffed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad handcuffed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill handcuff
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have handcuffed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam handcuffing
he, she, itis handcuffing
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you, we, theyare handcuffing
Past
I, he, she, itwas handcuffing
you, we, theywere handcuffing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been handcuffing
he, she, ithas been handcuffing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been handcuffing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be handcuffing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been handcuffing
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