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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinformin‧form /ɪnˈfɔːm $ -ɔːrm/ ●●○ S3 W3 verb [transitive] formal  1 TELLto officially tell someone about something or give them information They decided to inform the policeinform somebody about/of something Please inform us of any change of address as soon as possible.inform somebody (that) We regret to inform you that your application has been rejected.see thesaurus at tell2 formalEFFECT/INFLUENCE to influence someone’s attitude or opinion Her experience as a refugee informs the content of her latest novel. inform on/against somebody→ See Verb table
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informHer style is informed by the writings of Kafka, Artaud, and Beckett.Doctors should inform patients about the possible side effects of any drugs they prescribe.Do you think we ought to inform the police?I am sorry to inform you that your application has been unsuccessful.You should inform your bank of any change of address.inform somebody about/of somethingThe bank never informed us of how the money was being invested.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinformin‧form /ɪnˈfɔːm-ɔːrm/ verb [transitive] to formally or officially tell someone about something or give them informationinform somebody (that)We regret to inform you that your application has been unsuccessful.inform somebody of/about somethingThe firm’s US partners were informed of the planned cuts last week.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
inform
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinform
he, she, itinforms
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinformed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave informed
he, she, ithas informed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad informed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill inform
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have informed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam informing
he, she, itis informing
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you, we, theyare informing
Past
I, he, she, itwas informing
you, we, theywere informing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been informing
he, she, ithas been informing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been informing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be informing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been informing
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