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jump-start

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
jump-startˌjump-ˈstart verb [transitive]  1 TTC (also jump American English) to start a car whose battery has lost power by connecting it to the battery of another car2 HELPto help a process or activity to start or become more successful Congress hopes the tax cut will jump-start the economy.jump start noun [countable]
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jump-start
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjump-start
he, she, itjump-starts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjump-started
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jump-started
he, she, ithas jump-started
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jump-started
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jump-start
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jump-started
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jump-starting
he, she, itis jump-starting
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you, we, theyare jump-starting
Past
I, he, she, itwas jump-starting
you, we, theywere jump-starting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jump-starting
he, she, ithas been jump-starting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jump-starting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jump-starting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jump-starting
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