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malinger

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmalingerma‧lin‧ger /məˈlɪŋɡə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive usually in progressive] 🔊 🔊 WORK HARDto avoid work by pretending to be ill 🔊 He accused Frank of malingering.malingerer noun [countable]→ See Verb table
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malingerAnd Carter accused us of malingering.He prescribed a painkiller and suggested she keep busy, then he shooed her away and chided her for malingering.Oh no, he wasn't malingering.I'm sure he's not malingering. He looked awful when I saw him last night.I malinger, making small talk.The report claimed that women may be more likely to malinger than men.
From Longman Business Dictionarymalingerma‧lin‧ger /məˈlɪŋgə-ər/ verb [intransitive] to avoid work by pretending to be illWe need to discourage employees from malingering but provide help for those who are genuinely sick.malingerer noun [countable]→ See Verb table
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Verb table
malinger
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymalinger
he, she, itmalingers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymalingered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave malingered
he, she, ithas malingered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad malingered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill malinger
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have malingered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam malingering
he, she, itis malingering
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you, we, theyare malingering
Past
I, he, she, itwas malingering
you, we, theywere malingering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been malingering
he, she, ithas been malingering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been malingering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be malingering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been malingering
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