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limber

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlimberlim‧ber1 /ˈlɪmbə $ -ər/ verb   limber up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
limberOutside in the passage Ferris was prancing gently on his toes like a runner limbering for a race.So she walked to limber her muscles.Now senior officers fear the organisation is limbering up for a wave of further atrocities.On the whole we are, until suddenly panic reigns and we must rush to a class again and limber up.
limberlimber2 adjective  FIT PERSONable to move and bend easily
Examples from the Corpus
limberIt hasn't hurt my playing any, though, but I have to practise more to keep myself limber.This was how he learned to stay limber.With their coiled energy, jumps, louche shoulder work, insinuating hips and limber backs, they look like real dancers.Marian was amazed at her limber body.I'm not even limber enough to touch my toes.Like well-toned athletes and good musicians, economies work best when they are flexible and limber, rather than brittle and stiff.
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Verb table
limber
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylimber
he, she, itlimbers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylimbered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave limbered
he, she, ithas limbered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad limbered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill limber
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have limbered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam limbering
he, she, itis limbering
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you, we, theyare limbering
Past
I, he, she, itwas limbering
you, we, theywere limbering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been limbering
he, she, ithas been limbering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been limbering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be limbering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been limbering
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