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lounge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Buildings, Air, Leisure, House
loungelounge1 /laʊndʒ/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable]  1 TBBTTAa waiting room at an airport the departure lounge2 DLa public room in a hotel or other building, that is used by many people as a place to relax the television lounge3 British EnglishDHH the main room in a house where people relax, watch television etc syn living room4 British EnglishDFDDL a lounge bar5 American English a cocktail bar cocktail lounge, sun lounge
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loungeThe origins of the hotel are also apparent in the impressive entrance hall, cocktail bar and lounge.They oversee the hotels' restaurants, cocktail lounges, and banquet facilities.the airport's departure loungeThe car itself had the look of a narrow lounge in a posh London pub.There's no dining room or lounge, but guests can have a self-service breakfast for £2.50.They brought him magazines from the staff lounge and extra cigarettes.In the lounge Lord Beddington was taking a short rest after the exigencies of luncheon.What use would it have been if I had gone into the lounge without something like that?departure loungeMoments before boarding I caught a glimpse of a television set in the departure lounge.
loungelounge2 ●○○ verb [intransitive]  1 [always + adverb/preposition]SITSTAND to stand, sit, or lie in a lazy or relaxed way Nathan was lounging on the grass bank outside the cottage.see thesaurus at sit2 lounge around→ See Verb table
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loungeAnd as for the three highlanders lounging around the spikey Volkswagen.The sergeant lounged back in his chair and gnawed the end of his pen.Are you the sort of person who likes to lounge in bed at the weekend?A few steamers lounge in the blue water.I dried off, then lounged on a hammock at the poolside.Margarett snaps Miss Sheldon, chaperone of the Florentine School, and two schoolmates lounging on deck chairs.I lounged on the couch in the attic sitting-room, pyramidal in shape with deep-set windows.I dried off and lounged on the ledge of tiles that formed a long sitting area opposite the pool.
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Verb table
lounge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylounge
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Past
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Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave lounged
he, she, ithas lounged
Past perfect
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Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lounge
Future perfect
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Present
Iam lounging
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you, we, theyare lounging
Past
I, he, she, itwas lounging
you, we, theywere lounging
Present perfect
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he, she, ithas been lounging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been lounging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be lounging
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