English version

paint over something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpaint over something phrasal verbAVPto cover a picture or surface with new paint Much of the original decoration was painted over. paint→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
paint over The spots their tacks left were painted over.They were painted over, but some one had scraped away a small area of paint, exposing the clear glass.I believe most painters and most specialists will recommend latex house paint over oil.Apply a wood preservative that can be painted over or varnished afterwards.They had been painted over several times.Rubber-based and liquid plastic paints also prevent free lime from escaping when painted over the entire surface of the concrete.Some one had painted over the windowpanes.Closely related to these are multiple projections on canvas or paper or even on three-dimensional objects preparatory to painting over them.
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Verb table
paint
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypaint
he, she, itpaints
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypainted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave painted
he, she, ithas painted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad painted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill paint
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have painted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam painting
he, she, itis painting
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you, we, theyare painting
Past
I, he, she, itwas painting
you, we, theywere painting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been painting
he, she, ithas been painting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been painting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be painting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been painting
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