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insert

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinsertin‧sert1 /ɪnˈsɜːt $ -ɜːrt/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 PUTto put something inside or into something elseinsert something in/into/between something 🔊 His hand shook slightly as he inserted the key into the lock.2 TCADDto add something to the middle of a document or piece of writinginsert something in/into/between something 🔊 His manager inserted a new clause into his contract. 🔊 Insert your comments in the space below.→ See Verb table
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insertTheoretically you could insert a row for every individual by name.Important missing scenes have been found and inserted and there is a new score from Carl Davis.Surgeons then insert another probe that emits high-frequency radio waves-similar to microwaves-heating the surrounding tissue and creating a small lesion.A very thin sheet of paper is then inserted between the metal plates.Then Macintosh would prompt you to eject Fred and insert Fred Redux.A clause was inserted in the contract that gives him 30% of any future earnings.A stone wall had subsequently been inserted, obscuring its original width.While Gilbert had inserted some new titles, Alan added a completely new book dealing with sacramental law.Insert the correct coins, then select the drink you want and press the button.He tried to fend the animal off with his elbow while inserting the key in the office door.A nurse carefully inserted the needle into my left arm.This lets you insert your own titles and other word captions.insert something in/into/between somethingA pin was inserted in Pollard's leg to speed the healing process.Insert two quarters into the machine.
insertin‧sert2 /ˈɪnsɜːt $ -ɜːrt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TCNprinted pages that are put inside a newspaper or magazine in order to advertise something 🔊 a six-page insert on computer software2 IN/INSIDEsomething that is designed to be put inside something else 🔊 He wore special inserts in his shoes to make him look taller.
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insertApplication forms will be circulated as an insert in the May edition of Chemistry in Britain.Look for the coupon inserts in Sunday's paper.The use of gas-assisted injection-moulding allowed a lighter structure without metal inserts.Maybe a sideways knit, diagonal knit, collar or insert?Bernstein briefed Bill Brady, the night metropolitan editor, and proposed a two-paragraph insert.The Tri-X table comes with glass, granite, or steel inserts.On most machines, the insert ends automatically as the counter reaches zero again.The square bracket shows the position of the insert.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinsertin‧sert1 /ɪnˈsɜːt-ɜːrt/ verb [transitive]1to put something inside or into something elseinsert something in/into/between somethingHe inserted a sheet of paper into the printer.2to add something new to a piece of writinginsert something in/into somethingHis manager inserted a new clause into his contract.→ See Verb tableinsertin‧sert2 /ˈɪnsɜːt-ɜːrt/ noun [countable]MARKETING a sheet containing information or an advertisement that is put inside a newspaper or magazine SYN insertionThis year the company plans to spend $17.9 million on ads, including newspaper inserts.
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Verb table
insert
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinsert
he, she, itinserts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinserted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inserted
he, she, ithas inserted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inserted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill insert
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inserted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inserting
he, she, itis inserting
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you, we, theyare inserting
Past
I, he, she, itwas inserting
you, we, theywere inserting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inserting
he, she, ithas been inserting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inserting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inserting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inserting
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