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prate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprateprate /preɪt/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 old useBORINGTALK TO somebody to talk in a meaningless boring way about something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
prateI sat in my pew and heard him prate on for at least an hour and a half.
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Verb table
prate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprate
he, she, itprates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyprated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave prated
he, she, ithas prated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad prated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill prate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have prated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam prating
he, she, itis prating
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you, we, theyare prating
Past
I, he, she, itwas prating
you, we, theywere prating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been prating
he, she, ithas been prating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been prating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be prating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been prating
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