English version

pore over something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpore over something phrasal verbREADLOOK ATto read or look at something very carefully for a long time She was poring over a book. pore→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pore over Chiodini was poring over a sports paper.Aunt Bella sat at the table, poring over catalogues, surveying the accounts, calculating.Chapter Two Sam McCready spent most of the next day, Monday, poring over large-scale maps and photographs.Ted said one day, poring over maps and guidebooks.Most evenings, my father will sit in his easy chair and pore over one issue or another of National Geographic.I pore over the hopeless, resigned faces, the emaciated bodies, the stick-like limbs.I collect them, pore over them, plan vacations by them, even wrap Christmas presents in them.The two were poring over them when Simon came into the room.
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Verb table
pore
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypore
he, she, itpores
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypored
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pored
he, she, ithas pored
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pored
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pore
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pored
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam poring
he, she, itis poring
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you, we, theyare poring
Past
I, he, she, itwas poring
you, we, theywere poring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been poring
he, she, ithas been poring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been poring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be poring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been poring
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