English version

ill-treat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishill-treatหŒill-หˆtreat verb [transitive] ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š CRUELto be cruel to someone, especially to a child or animal ๐Ÿ”Š a rescue centre for ill-treated horses โ€”ill-treatment noun [uncountable]โ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
ill-treatโ€ข Webb said the three men had not been ill-treated in any way.
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Verb table
ill-treat
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyill-treat
he, she, itill-treats
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyill-treated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ill-treated
he, she, ithas ill-treated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ill-treated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ill-treat
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ill-treated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ill-treating
he, she, itis ill-treating
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you, we, theyare ill-treating
Past
I, he, she, itwas ill-treating
you, we, theywere ill-treating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ill-treating
he, she, ithas been ill-treating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ill-treating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ill-treating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ill-treating
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