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paste

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life, Computers
pastepaste1 /peΙͺst/ ●●○ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [transitive always + adverb/preposition]DSTICK to stick something to something else using glue πŸ”Š A notice had been pasted to the door.2 [intransitive, transitive]TD to make words that you have removed or copied appear in a new place on a computer screen β†’ copy, cut πŸ”Š Data can be pasted into word processing documents. β†’ paste-up, pasting
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Examples from the Corpus
pasteβ€’ The countryside then was so changeless t might have been a picture pasted against the window.β€’ The face itself was disbelieving, the stark pasted brows looped high over his pale eyes.β€’ He pasted it into his socialist scrapbook.β€’ You can make planes out of it, paste it on walls and windows, color it or use it for bookmarks.β€’ Florida State pasted South Carolina 59-0.β€’ Use the special adhesive recommended to hang grasscloth, and paste the paper backing.β€’ And so I am pasted to this leaning morass, observing the simplest of equations.
Related topics: Food, Household, Jewellery
pastepaste2 ●●○ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 β†’ meat/fish/tomato etc paste2 [countable, uncountable]DFDH a soft thick mixture that can easily be shaped or spread πŸ”Š Mix the powder with enough water to make a smooth paste.3 [countable, uncountable]DHSTICK a type of glue that is used for sticking paper onto things πŸ”Š wallpaper paste4 [uncountable]DCJ pieces of glass that are used in jewellery to look like valuable stones
Examples from the Corpus
pasteβ€’ Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds.β€’ He made a paste of mud and water.β€’ Apply paste car wax to front of refrigerator and buff to a shine.β€’ With machine running, slowly add oil to form a smooth paste.β€’ Pound the ingredients together into a smooth paste.β€’ Mix the flour in just enough milk to make a smooth paste.β€’ I found the pages devoted to soy pastes and fish sauces particularly useful.β€’ Simmer over medium-low heat, stirring often, until liquid evaporates, leaving a thick paste.β€’ Stir in rice, tomatoes with their liquid, tomato paste, water, cumin and chiles.β€’ tomato paste
From Longman Business Dictionarypastepaste /peΙͺst/ verb [intransitive, transitive]COMPUTING to make words that you have removed or copied appear in a new place on a computer screenData can be pasted into word processing documents.β†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
paste
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypaste
he, she, itpastes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypasted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pasted
he, she, ithas pasted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pasted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill paste
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pasted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pasting
he, she, itis pasting
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you, we, theyare pasting
Past
I, he, she, itwas pasting
you, we, theywere pasting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pasting
he, she, ithas been pasting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pasting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pasting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pasting
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