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mow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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mowmow /məʊ $ moʊ/ verb (past tense mowed, past participle mown or mowed /məʊn $ moʊn/) [intransitive, transitive]  1 TADLGto cut grass using a machine It’s time to mow the lawn again.see thesaurus at cut2 new-mown hay/grass etc mow somebody ↔ down
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mowUse your pistol to dispense with individual guards or your machine gun to mow down a line of enemies.That night an army of street-cleaning machines invades Ninth Avenue from the north, mowing down anything in their paths.Why would you not be afraid to mow the field?If a moon show a silver shield, Be not afraid to mow the field.The boy next door mows the lawn for us.Are they coming to mow the lawn or to liberate the hostages with rakes, clippers and blowers?It took me two hours to mow the lawn.No, she got pissed when he was mowing the lawn.How often do you mow the tundra?I threw myself into the mowing, weeding, pruning, planting, cultivating as only a beginner can.mow ... lawnHe had jobs on the Cape, mowing lawns, doing gardening work, staying with friends of ours.
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mow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymow
he, she, itmows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mowed
he, she, ithas mowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mowing
he, she, itis mowing
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you, we, theyare mowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas mowing
you, we, theywere mowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mowing
he, she, ithas been mowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mowing
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