English version

pine away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpine away phrasal verbto become less active, weaker, and often ill, especially because you miss someone who has died or gone away pine→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pine awayThe Vaudois pined away or escaped, and the Monregalesi were allowed to return home after a few years.
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Verb table
pine
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypine
he, she, itpines
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pined
he, she, ithas pined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pine
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pining
he, she, itis pining
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you, we, theyare pining
Past
I, he, she, itwas pining
you, we, theywere pining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pining
he, she, ithas been pining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pining
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