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mooch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmoochmooch /muːtʃ/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 American English informalASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO something to get something by asking someone to give you it, instead of paying for it syn scrounge British Englishmooch something off somebody 🔊 He tried to mooch a drink off me. → mooch around/about→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
mooch• If swine, then big wild boar, hunting quietly in the woods for something, mooching about and turning things up.• Rex mooched about the graves wondering when we were going to have lunch.• I didn't offer them more coffee, and when they'd gone I mooched around the flat hoping to wind down.• Mom got sick of him mooching meals from us.• If you mooch round the block with the pooch, do it by power walking in the park.
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Verb table
mooch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymooch
he, she, itmooches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymooched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mooched
he, she, ithas mooched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mooched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mooch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mooched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mooching
he, she, itis mooching
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you, we, theyare mooching
Past
I, he, she, itwas mooching
you, we, theywere mooching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mooching
he, she, ithas been mooching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mooching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mooching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mooching
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