English version

misbehave

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmisbehavemis‧be‧have /ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪv/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 (also misbehave yourself)BEHAVE to behave badly, and cause trouble or annoy people opp behave 🔊 George has been misbehaving at school. 🔊 Students have a tendency to misbehave themselves at exam time.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
misbehaveWhen caught misbehaving a true cat pretends he was doing something else.Larry and Myesha have been misbehaving all day.One child was cuffed for misbehaving at a bus stop.It says a child can not be misbehaving at the same time that he is behaving well.She went outside to talk to him, threatening all sorts of terrible punishments for anyone who misbehaved in her absence.We never dared to misbehave in Miss Dill's classes.The Raiders returned to their old, misbehaving selves, collecting 10 penalties for 90 yards.As soon as the child stops misbehaving the parent can attend to him or her again.Kids often misbehave when they are bored or tired.
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Verb table
misbehave
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymisbehave
he, she, itmisbehaves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymisbehaved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave misbehaved
he, she, ithas misbehaved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad misbehaved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill misbehave
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have misbehaved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam misbehaving
he, she, itis misbehaving
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you, we, theyare misbehaving
Past
I, he, she, itwas misbehaving
you, we, theywere misbehaving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been misbehaving
he, she, ithas been misbehaving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been misbehaving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be misbehaving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been misbehaving
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