English version

prise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpriseprise British English, prize American English /praΙͺz/ verb [transitive always + adverb/preposition] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š XXto move or lift something by pushing it away from something else πŸ”Š I tried to prise the lid off. β†’ prise something out of somebodyβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
priseβ€’ A soldier prised a small silver flask from the dead man's hand and passed it to Colonel Voss.β€’ Bernice could see Thomas trying to prise his hands apart, but his broken arm proved to be a burden.β€’ He prised open Ruthven's mouth.β€’ A door had been prised open.β€’ He'd need that to prise out the nail that pinned his cat over the door.β€’ He prised the sealed top open and found army uniforms, with no insignia marks on them.β€’ Crawling round on your hands and knees, prising up brick ends.β€’ It ain't five minutes since I finally prised you off the end of my bed, now you're back.
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Verb table
prise (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprise (BrE)
he, she, itprises (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyprised (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave prised
he, she, ithas prised
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad prised
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill prise
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have prised
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam prising
he, she, itis prising
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you, we, theyare prising
Past
I, he, she, itwas prising
you, we, theywere prising
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been prising
he, she, ithas been prising
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been prising
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be prising
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been prising
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