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intimidate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintimidatein‧tim‧i‧date /ɪnˈtɪmədeɪt/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 THREATENto frighten or threaten someone into making them do what you wantintimidate somebody into doing something They tried to intimidate the young people into voting for them. Attempts to intimidate her failed.2 to make someone feel worried and not confident The whole idea of going to Oxford intimidated me.intimidation /ɪnˌtɪməˈdeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] She had endured years of intimidation and violence. the intimidation of voters→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
intimidateHe's being kept in jail until the trial so that he can't intimidate any of the witnesses.Large audiences don't intimidate him.Some workers are saying that they were intimidated into accepting the pay cuts, with threats of job losses.In the former Soviet Union, the KGB was used to intimidate those who disagreed with the Communist Party.The boss is quite tough, but don't let him intimidate you.
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Verb table
intimidate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyintimidate
he, she, itintimidates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyintimidated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave intimidated
he, she, ithas intimidated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad intimidated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill intimidate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have intimidated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam intimidating
he, she, itis intimidating
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you, we, theyare intimidating
Past
I, he, she, itwas intimidating
you, we, theywere intimidating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been intimidating
he, she, ithas been intimidating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been intimidating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be intimidating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been intimidating
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