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pal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpalpal1 /pΓ¦l/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 informalFRIEND a close friend β†’ mate πŸ”Š We’ve been pals since we were at school. πŸ”Š an old pal (=a friend you have had for a long time)β–Ί see thesaurus at friend2 spokenUNFRIENDLY used to speak to a man in an unfriendly way πŸ”Š Look, pal, I don’t want you hanging around.
Examples from the Corpus
palβ€’ Nicholas was a pal of William's at school.β€’ They'd been pals since childhood.β€’ Oh, but pal - you're wrong.β€’ Listen, pal, I know what I'm talking about, okay?β€’ Eddie turned out to be a pretty absent-minded pal of the road.β€’ The mystery pal held Sporty Spice's hand in a show of support as they left London's Kabaret club.β€’ But his 11-year-old pal panicked because he was frightened of getting into trouble, it was revealed yesterday.β€’ Were all his posse pals going to diss him once word got out?β€’ Thanks for helping us out, Frankie. You're a real pal.β€’ Da Lench Mob are Ice Cube's pals.old palβ€’ See you again, old pal.β€’ Clark preferred the old boy network, and settled on an old pal from the Ministry of Information, Robert Fraser.β€’ There certainly was an old pal to visit, but General Kent did not choose to discuss it.β€’ Who really stands to lose from the hydrogen engine, old pal?β€’ If they lost he'd be out of a job, along with his old pal Frank here.β€’ Hey Matt, old pal, old buddy, this stuff got stolen from us, it was moving, interstate commerce.β€’ She took up with old pals like Carolyn Pride and Kate Menzies.
palpal2 verb (palled, palling) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ pal around β†’ pal upβ†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
pal
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypal
he, she, itpals
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypalled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave palled
he, she, ithas palled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad palled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pal
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have palled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam palling
he, she, itis palling
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you, we, theyare palling
Past
I, he, she, itwas palling
you, we, theywere palling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been palling
he, she, ithas been palling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been palling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be palling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been palling
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