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hog

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hoghog1 /hɒɡ $ hɑːɡ, hɒːɡ/ noun [countable]  1 especially American EnglishHBA a large pig that is kept for its meatboar, sow2 go the whole hog3 go hog wild4 informalGREEDY someone who takes too much of something that should be shared syn pig You greedy hog! road hog
Examples from the Corpus
hogDon't be such a hog.When living high on the corporate hog, you learn to spend as much as possible.There was my car, like a mad old hog caught in mid-spasm, its snout and tusks crushed and steaming.The lowland races, though, are not much larger than the red river hog.And a couple of times a year, they would slaughter the hogs or heifers that provided year-round protein.Ellen, you want to go to the sheep barn or to the hogs?He shuddered, reminded for some reason of a debris tIed hog.And when you've claimed that much land, why not go the whole hog and put a roof over it as well.The Siemens display goes the whole hog.
hoghog2 verb (hogged, hogging) [transitive]  informalUSE/CONSUME to keep, use, or have all of something that should be shared How much longer are you going to hog the bathroom? He’s been hogging the limelight (=having all the attention, praise etc).→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hogIt's just that Diana hogs all the photo opportunities.Mom, Pam's hogging the bathroom again!Dredge tried to hog the credit, but it's clear to me where it really belongs.You're presenting a message, not hogging the limelight!She gave him little room on the seat, hogging the middle.But Hillary keeps hogging those funerals.
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Verb table
hog
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhog
he, she, ithogs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhogged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hogged
he, she, ithas hogged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hogged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hog
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hogged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hogging
he, she, itis hogging
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you, we, theyare hogging
Past
I, he, she, itwas hogging
you, we, theywere hogging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hogging
he, she, ithas been hogging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hogging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hogging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hogging
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