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prance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Horses
pranceprance /prɑːns $ præns/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 [always + adverb/preposition]WALK to walk or dance with high steps or large movements, especially in a confident wayprance around 🔊 We used to prance around our bedroom pretending to be pop stars.2 HBADSHif a horse prances, it moves with high steps
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pranceLike a demented cheerleader he pranced and hopped before dotting the ball down to the amusement of team-mate Will Greenwood.Soon after the goats ate the berries, they began prancing around with unusual gusto.The lone horse pranced flimsily on.On the side of the cockpit scuttle is emblazoned a yellow shield with a black prancing horse.The lively cast of seven, backed up by a three-piece band, energetically prances through this material.Consider Cinderella with her glass coach and prancing white horses.
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Verb table
prance
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprance
he, she, itprances
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypranced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pranced
he, she, ithas pranced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pranced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill prance
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pranced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam prancing
he, she, itis prancing
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you, we, theyare prancing
Past
I, he, she, itwas prancing
you, we, theywere prancing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been prancing
he, she, ithas been prancing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been prancing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be prancing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been prancing
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