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peter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpeterpe‧ter /ˈpiːtə $ -ər/ verb 🔊 🔊 peter out→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
peterThe houses began to peter out, and eventually stopped.Traffic began to peter out and they found themselves in the middle of extensive minefields.That hot-spot eruption lasted some 2 million years before petering out to a more modest flow.Within a very short distance of the airport, roads peter out to cattle tracks.Some believe the protests will eventually peter out.The effects of the devaluation are now petering out.
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Verb table
peter
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypeter
he, she, itpeters
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypetered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave petered
he, she, ithas petered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad petered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill peter
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have petered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam petering
he, she, itis petering
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you, we, theyare petering
Past
I, he, she, itwas petering
you, we, theywere petering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been petering
he, she, ithas been petering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been petering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be petering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been petering
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