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hose

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hosehose1 /həʊz $ hoʊz/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 DDLG[countable] British English a long rubber or plastic tube that can be moved and bent to put water onto fires, gardens etc syn hosepipe British English2 DCC[uncountable] tights, stockings, or socks, used in shops and in the clothing industry syn hosiery
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hoseFollow that up with hot, soapy water and a hose over everything, and I suggest you do the underside first.The guy had an air hose around him when he was blowing on the cylinders.The men hopped to the tarmac and unraveled a rust-stained intestine of hose.Howard laid down the hose and went to turn off the water.According to those at the vigil, the police only checked on the hose twice before the massacre occurred at 4am.The hose lead via a valve to the vacuum of space.
hosehose2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 LIQUIDto wash or pour water over something or someone, using a hosehose something/somebody down 🔊 Would you hose down the car for me?2 American English informalTRICK/DECEIVE to cheat or deceive someone→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hoseIt may need hosing at high pressure to get rid of any surface slime.New Zealands should be brushed off, hosed down and dried before you put them away for the summer.Because I enjoy bathing, washing up and hosing down the car, the concept appealed to me.They had hosed him down after that, then poured urine over him.Riker brought the Huey up to a hover and hosed it over to go.Marcus tried to hose someone on a drug deal.They stepped into yellow coveralls, hosed the boat.You don't have to hose the car before washing it.
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Verb table
hose
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhose
he, she, ithoses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhosed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hosed
he, she, ithas hosed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hosed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hose
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hosed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hosing
he, she, itis hosing
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you, we, theyare hosing
Past
I, he, she, itwas hosing
you, we, theywere hosing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hosing
he, she, ithas been hosing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hosing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hosing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hosing
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