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implode

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimplodeim‧plode /ɪmˈpləʊd $ -ˈploʊd/ verb [intransitive]  1 EXPLODE technical to explode inwards opp explode The windows on both sides of the room had imploded.2 written if an organization or system implodes, it fails suddenly, often because of faults that it has syn collapse Most nations learned their lesson during the 1930s, when trade imploded and incomes plunged.implosion /ɪmˈpləʊʒən $ -ˈploʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
implodeThe jet's engine may have imploded.But if you remove the jam and replace it with a bunch of loonies on bicycles, the whole thing will implode.Is it in danger of imploding?One day the Supreme Court is going to rule that the constitution is unconstitutional and the United States will implode!Something had to be made of all that energy and fury - if not, Helen thought, the girl would implode.And such imploding partnerships can ruin all chances for success for both the people involved.
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Verb table
implode
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyimplode
he, she, itimplodes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyimploded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave imploded
he, she, ithas imploded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad imploded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill implode
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have imploded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam imploding
he, she, itis imploding
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you, we, theyare imploding
Past
I, he, she, itwas imploding
you, we, theywere imploding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been imploding
he, she, ithas been imploding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been imploding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be imploding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been imploding
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