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lift off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlift off phrasal verbUPif an aircraft or spacecraft lifts off, it leaves the ground and rises into the air lift→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
lift offThousands of people had gathered at Cape Canaveral to watch the rocket lift off.There was a burst of flame as the rocket lifted off into the sky.
Related topics: Space
lift-offˈlift-off noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTSthe moment when a vehicle that is about to travel in space leaves the groundtake-off
Examples from the Corpus
lift-offLift-off is set for 10:55 a.m.I did a quick equipment check, like an astronaut preparing for lift-off.
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Verb table
lift
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylift
he, she, itlifts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylifted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave lifted
he, she, ithas lifted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad lifted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lift
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have lifted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam lifting
he, she, itis lifting
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you, we, theyare lifting
Past
I, he, she, itwas lifting
you, we, theywere lifting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been lifting
he, she, ithas been lifting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been lifting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be lifting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been lifting
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