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interrogate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinterrogatein‧ter‧ro‧gate /ɪnˈterəɡeɪt/ verb [transitive]  ASK A QUESTIONto ask someone a lot of questions for a long time in order to get information, sometimes using threats syn question The police interrogated the suspect for several hours.see thesaurus at askinterrogator noun [countable] He refused to tell his interrogators anything.→ See Verb table
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interrogateI was interrogated at length about my conversation with the two men.Army officers have been accused of using unorthodox methods when interrogating enemy prisoners.During the war, he interrogated more than 150 prisoners of war.The police interrogated Waters for 24 hours until he confessed.
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Verb table
interrogate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinterrogate
he, she, itinterrogates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinterrogated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave interrogated
he, she, ithas interrogated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad interrogated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill interrogate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have interrogated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam interrogating
he, she, itis interrogating
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you, we, theyare interrogating
Past
I, he, she, itwas interrogating
you, we, theywere interrogating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been interrogating
he, she, ithas been interrogating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been interrogating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be interrogating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been interrogating
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