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ladle

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ladlela‧dle1 /ˈleɪdl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 ladle.jpg DFUa large deep spoon with a long handle, used for lifting liquid food, especially soup, out of a container
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ladleShe dropped a ladle filled with hot soup into his lap.A young boy with a ladle and a stoup of water wetted their grizzled mouths.Whiskers Zhu picked up the pail and ladle, then fell in behind old Zheng and Song Anni. 4.Because the process does not involve handling molten metal, there is no contamination from ladles and tanks.The aging prisoner picked up a greasy ladle and buried it in the soup, stirring it for a moment.a soup ladleJane sat near Dorothy's place, who was at the stove, ladle in her hand.Josie, standing by the stove with the ladle for helping out the pasta, decided to wait and say nothing.I sat at the table, watching Frank stir the contents of the large metal pot with a wooden ladle.
ladleladle2 (also ladle out) verb 🔊 🔊 [transitive]GIVE to put soup or other liquid food onto plates or into bowls, especially using a ladle→ See Verb table
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ladleShe ladled a little of the court bouillon over the fat bits of mackerel.He speared the plantain to one side of the pan and ladled in four globs of batter.After ladling into soup bowls, drizzle a design on top of the soup with a pureed red pepper mixture.Jigeehuu ambled shakily over to it after our first embrace and ladled out half a pint for me in a rice bowl.It's not an expensive place to eat until you start ladling out the ice-cold, flavoured vodkas.Poshekhonov ladled out the lore of the Correctional Labour Colonies.It's sort of ladled out to us like soup.My father ladled some soup into my plate.Ladle the soup over rice.
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Verb table
ladle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyladle
he, she, itladles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyladled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ladled
he, she, ithas ladled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ladled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ladle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ladled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ladling
he, she, itis ladling
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you, we, theyare ladling
Past
I, he, she, itwas ladling
you, we, theywere ladling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ladling
he, she, ithas been ladling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ladling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ladling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ladling
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