English version

hunker down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhunker down phrasal verb American English1 SITto bend your knees so that you are sitting on your heels very close to the ground syn squat2 WORK HARDto make yourself comfortable in a safe place, especially for a long time3 informal to prepare yourself for a difficult situation hunker→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hunker
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhunker
he, she, ithunkers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhunkered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hunkered
he, she, ithas hunkered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hunkered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hunker
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hunkered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hunkering
he, she, itis hunkering
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you, we, theyare hunkering
Past
I, he, she, itwas hunkering
you, we, theywere hunkering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hunkering
he, she, ithas been hunkering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hunkering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hunkering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hunkering
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