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hoist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhoisthoist1 /hɔɪst/ (also hoist up) verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 LIFTto raise, lift, or pull something up, especially using ropes 🔊 The crew hurried to hoist the flag.see thesaurus at lift2 be hoist with/by your own petard→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hoistBill Maher hoists a fat folder filled with newspaper clippings on to a virtually empty desk in his new Los Angeles office.The crowd hoisted him onto their shoulders and carried him triumphantly down the main street.Joe picked up the sack and hoisted it onto the truck.We fired, I think, about six shots when our recall signal was hoisted on the Cumberland.Upon arrival at the docks, the Spitfires were immediately hoisted on to the carrier deck.The plan, evidently, is to hoist Pretoria with its own petard.Fathers hoisted sons on their shoulders to see Mr. Mandela.A school custodian hoisted the American flag every morning.Three burly workmen duly arrived, complete with truck and mini-crane, to hoist the heavy bins into position.A third, operating the crane, which commands the entire foundry floor, hoists the ladle.She parked the car and hoisted the plastic carriers from the boot, perching the flat, be-ribboned pâtisserie box on top.
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hoisthoist2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 D[countable] a piece of equipment used for lifting heavy objects with ropescrane 🔊 a boat hoist2 [usually singular]UPLIFT a movement that lifts something up 🔊 Give me a hoist onto your shoulders.
Examples from the Corpus
hoistWhen possible, lifting should be avoided and appropriate equipment, such as a hoist, used in preference.Tregoning will never operate a hoist again, not in California.High Street banks raised their lending rates by two percent following the Government's initial interest rate hoist.It was the hoist for the backhoe.The hoist turned, and the bell was allowed to 42 slide down to touch the calm surface of the water.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhoisthoist /hɔɪst/ verb [transitive] to increase something quickly or suddenlyThe state is getting ready to hoist its sales tax next week.hoist noun [countable]High Street banks raised their lending rates by 2% following the Government’s initialinterest rate hoist.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hoist
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhoist
he, she, ithoists
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhoisted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hoisted
he, she, ithas hoisted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hoisted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hoist
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hoisted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hoisting
he, she, itis hoisting
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you, we, theyare hoisting
Past
I, he, she, itwas hoisting
you, we, theywere hoisting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hoisting
he, she, ithas been hoisting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hoisting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hoisting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hoisting
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