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miscarry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birth
miscarrymis‧car‧ry /mɪsˈkæri/ verb (miscarried, miscarrying, miscarries)  1 MB[intransitive, transitive]BABY/HAVE A BABY to give birth to a baby before it is properly formed and able to liveabort She miscarried when she was 10 weeks pregnant. Many babies with serious disabilities are miscarried.2 SUCCESSFUL#[intransitive] formal if a plan miscarries, it is not successful
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miscarryBut please note that you shouldn't move heavily pregnant livebearers, as it can cause them to miscarry.Jasper was going to do the honorable thing, but three days before the wedding the woman miscarried.The plot, however, miscarried.I miscarried a baby at six weeks in September, and I am now 13 weeks pregnant with number five.Therefore, it pays a hungry hamster or a weak deer to miscarry a male-biased litter and retain a female-biased one.The Empress miscarried in April 1853 and as a consequence remained extremely unwell for months.But although she became pregnant several times, she miscarried on each occasion.Women who have miscarried suddenly learn about the miscarriages of their relatives, acquaintances or even close friends.
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Verb table
miscarry
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymiscarry
he, she, itmiscarries
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymiscarried
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave miscarried
he, she, ithas miscarried
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad miscarried
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill miscarry
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have miscarried
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