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idolize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishidolizei‧dol‧ize (also idolise British English) /ˈaɪdəl-aɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 ADMIREto admire and love someone so much that you think they are perfect 🔊 They had one child, a girl whom they idolized.see thesaurus at admire→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
idolizeHe is both idolized and despised within the Union movement.And he helped her by showing that she had married a man of her own color who was idolized by all.Monroe was idolized by movie fans all over the world.Susan idolizes her mother.It was a pleasure to flog her, to defend her, to scrutinize, criticize and idolize her.As a child, Ted idolized his father.Denied parents for so much of the year, Angel had idolized Pedro.But no, he idolized the girl from the start.In the late seventies, when Ian was starting out as a pro, he idolized Watson.
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Verb table
idolize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyidolize
he, she, itidolizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyidolized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave idolized
he, she, ithas idolized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad idolized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill idolize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have idolized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam idolizing
he, she, itis idolizing
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you, we, theyare idolizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas idolizing
you, we, theywere idolizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been idolizing
he, she, ithas been idolizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been idolizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be idolizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been idolizing
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