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idealize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishidealizei‧deal‧ize (also idealise British English) /aɪˈdɪəlaɪz/ verb [transitive]  PERFECTto imagine or represent something or someone as being perfect or better than they really are Society continues to idealize the two-parent family. an idealized view of marriageidealization /aɪˌdɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -lə-/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
idealizeHe had one friend, Adam, whom he idealized.It is certainly less idealized, and less given to black-and-white distinctions.Continuity is idealized as a family relationship and is symbolized in terms such as parent company or child subcontractor.She always idealized her father, who had died when she was five.It's because you idealize kids, Meg.On their back panels are usually scenes from a Bengali film or an idealized landscape.The movie idealizes life in the 1600s.People often idealize the past.We idealize the world of jobs and conveniently forget how boring and depressing most people found it.
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Verb table
idealize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyidealize
he, she, itidealizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyidealized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave idealized
he, she, ithas idealized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad idealized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill idealize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have idealized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam idealizing
he, she, itis idealizing
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you, we, theyare idealizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas idealizing
you, we, theywere idealizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been idealizing
he, she, ithas been idealizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been idealizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be idealizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been idealizing
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