English version

peck at something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpeck at something phrasal verbDFto eat only a little bit of a meal because you are not interested in it or not hungry She pecked at her food in silence. peck→ See Verb table
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Verb table
peck
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypeck
he, she, itpecks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypecked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pecked
he, she, ithas pecked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pecked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill peck
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pecked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pecking
he, she, itis pecking
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you, we, theyare pecking
Past
I, he, she, itwas pecking
you, we, theywere pecking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pecking
he, she, ithas been pecking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pecking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pecking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pecking
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