English version

idealise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishidealisei‧deal‧ise /aɪˈdɪəlaɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 x-refa British spelling of idealize→ See Verb table
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idealiseFor Fossey, estranged from her own relatives, it was easy to idealise the gorillas and make them family.Any temptation to idealise the life of a ninth-century peasant should be resisted.
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Verb table
idealise (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyidealise (BrE)
he, she, itidealises (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyidealised (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave idealised
he, she, ithas idealised
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad idealised
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill idealise
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have idealised
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam idealising
he, she, itis idealising
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you, we, theyare idealising
Past
I, he, she, itwas idealising
you, we, theywere idealising
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been idealising
he, she, ithas been idealising
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been idealising
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be idealising
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been idealising
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