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knead

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
kneadknead /niːd/ verb [transitive]  1 DFCto press a mixture of flour and water many times with your hands Knead the dough for three minutes.2 CUREto press someone’s muscles many times to help cure pain or to help them relax
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Examples from the Corpus
kneadHe began kneading my sore shoulder muscles.She kneaded the dough and shaped it into loaves.The clay should be kneaded thoroughly to remove any bubbles of air.Knead ... doughGretel kneaded the dough, then the witch told her to crawl inside the oven to see if it was hot enough.On a lightly floured board, knead the dough for a couple of minutes.Lightly knead the dough on a floured surface, working in the candied peel, raisins and sultanas.To knead the dough, press down on it with the palms of your hands.
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Verb table
knead
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyknead
he, she, itkneads
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theykneaded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave kneaded
he, she, ithas kneaded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad kneaded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill knead
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have kneaded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam kneading
he, she, itis kneading
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you, we, theyare kneading
Past
I, he, she, itwas kneading
you, we, theywere kneading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been kneading
he, she, ithas been kneading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been kneading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be kneading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been kneading
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