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lip-read

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Linguistics
lip-readlip-read /ˈlɪp riːd/ verb (past tense and past participle lip-read) [intransitive, transitive]  SLUNDERSTANDto understand what someone is saying by watching the way their lips move, because you cannot hear themlip-reading noun [uncountable]
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Verb table
lip-read
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylip-read
he, she, itlip-reads
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylip-read
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave lip-read
he, she, ithas lip-read
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad lip-read
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lip-read
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have lip-read
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam lip-reading
he, she, itis lip-reading
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you, we, theyare lip-reading
Past
I, he, she, itwas lip-reading
you, we, theywere lip-reading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been lip-reading
he, she, ithas been lip-reading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been lip-reading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be lip-reading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been lip-reading
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