English version

heat up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheat up phrasal verb1 HOTto become warm or hot, or to make something become warm or hot The stove takes a while to heat up.heat something ↔ up I heated up the remains of last night’s supper.2 DIFFICULTif a situation heats up, it becomes dangerous or full of problems heat→ See Verb table
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heat upThe stones heated up in the sun.As the gas heats up, it expands.While the oven is heating up, prepare the sauce.
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Verb table
heat
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyheat
he, she, itheats
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyheated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave heated
he, she, ithas heated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad heated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill heat
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have heated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam heating
he, she, itis heating
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you, we, theyare heating
Past
I, he, she, itwas heating
you, we, theywere heating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been heating
he, she, ithas been heating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been heating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be heating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been heating
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