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hop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhophop1 /hɒp $ hɑːp/ ●●○ verb (hopped, hopping) 🔊 🔊 1 jump [intransitive]JUMP to move by jumping on one foot 🔊 a little girl hopping and skippingsee thesaurus at jump2 [intransitive]JUMP if a bird, an insect, or a small animal hops, it moves by making quick short jumps3 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] informalGET ON OR OFF A BUS, PLANE ETC to move somewhere quickly or suddenly 🔊 Hop in – I’ll drive you home. 🔊 Patrick hopped out of bed and quickly got dressed.4 hop a plane/bus/train etc5 hop it!6 hopping mad→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hopHe hopped across the ditch to the farther bank and looked round him again.Mary was hopping anxiously from one foot to another.It's a game in which you hop around trying to knock the other players over.Even worse, plasmids can hop between species.She started to hop from one foot to the other.A wide-eyed little girl hopped into Santa's lap.Aunt Margaret's curly, black handwriting skipped and hopped on the paper because Melanie's eyes were so tired.Instead, anyone at hand hops on to the truck and gets the job done.Lorna hopped over to a bench to put on her shoes.There had been barely a break in their conversation as they hopped the rocks.A little kid in a Catholic school uniform still hops up and down the steps of a stoop on one foot.
hophop2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 catch somebody on the hop2 jumpJUMP a short jump3 plant a) hops [plural] parts of dried flowers used for making beer, which give the beer a bitter taste b) the tall plant on which these flowers grow4 flightTRAVEL a single short journey by plane 🔊 It’s just a short hop from Cleveland to Detroit.5 dance old-fashionedDANCESOCIALIZE a social event at which people dance hip hop
Examples from the Corpus
hopIn high amounts hops are such a potent sedative that Clement, working as an herbalist, offers them to dental patients.The bird took another hop toward Kyle's outstretched hand.The ball got past the shortstop on a bad hop.It's just a short hop from Cleveland to Detroit.And some airlines are more affected by flying short hops and in areas where weather is relatively poor.This is where they dry the hops.short hopIt was but a short hop from their first rooms in St George's Square but represented an enormous leap in lifestyle.And some airlines are more affected by flying short hops and in areas where weather is relatively poor.It's designed for short hops.Weld scars confirmed his suspicion that a hefty furnace engine had been appended to its original short hop retro reaction coil system.Diana climbed aboard one boat with children William and Harry for the short hop to their luxury yacht.The solution here is to perform very short hops and observe the behaviour of the model.
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Verb table
hop
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhop
he, she, ithops
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhopped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hopped
he, she, ithas hopped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hopped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hop
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hopped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hopping
he, she, itis hopping
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you, we, theyare hopping
Past
I, he, she, itwas hopping
you, we, theywere hopping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hopping
he, she, ithas been hopping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hopping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hopping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hopping
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