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ink

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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inkink1 /ɪŋk/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]TCD a coloured liquid that you use for writing, printing, or drawing Please write in black ink.2 [uncountable]HBF the black liquid in sea creatures such as octopuses and squid
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inkPrinting in black tends to be the least expensive as it does not mean that the machinery needs cleaning of black ink.Carkesse believed that madmen vent their rage by words on air, poets by ink on paper.Her name, Beulah, is printed in green ink on a heart-shaped name tag.There being no ink left in the pen, Pooley had pierced the points of his speculation through with defunct matchsticks.Always choose a permanent ink rather than buying the cheapest you can find.He worked on a Diners Club card, removing the ink on the raised letters with a Q-tip doused in polyester resin.But why do I waste ink telling you this?in ... inkA spell is still a spell even when imprisoned temporarily in parchment and ink.Be-side their names he wrote curses in red ink.Her name, Beulah, is printed in green ink on a heart-shaped name tag.I have had a reference to bovine excrement splashed in red ink across an entire manuscript page.On something like paper, drawn in something like ink.Vietcong couriers slipped into Saigon to pick up his reports, which he wrote in invisible ink made from starch.
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inkink2 verb [transitive]  1 CAVto put ink on something2 WRITEto make a document, agreement etc official and legal by writing your signature on it The two companies have inked a deal. ink something ↔ in
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inkSome people cut and paste on the computer or simply ink in arrows: You can also use columns for your list.The number was inked on the side of his helmet.However ferociously we ink over our first thoughts, history finds a way of reading them.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinkink /ɪŋk/ verb [transitive] to sign an agreement, contract etcThe two companies have inked a deal.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
ink
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyink
he, she, itinks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inked
he, she, ithas inked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ink
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inking
he, she, itis inking
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you, we, theyare inking
Past
I, he, she, itwas inking
you, we, theywere inking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inking
he, she, ithas been inking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inking
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