English version

rattle around

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrattle around phrasal verb British EnglishBIGto live in a building that is much too big for you in Dad and I rattled around miserably in the house after Mum died. rattle→ See Verb table
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rattle inStill it's hard to believe the young warlord won't rattle around in his armoury for just the right mace.What if they have 30,000 fans rattling around in the Rose Bowl by Thanksgiving?
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Verb table
rattle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrattle
he, she, itrattles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrattled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rattled
he, she, ithas rattled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rattled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rattle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rattled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rattling
he, she, itis rattling
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you, we, theyare rattling
Past
I, he, she, itwas rattling
you, we, theywere rattling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rattling
he, she, ithas been rattling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rattling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rattling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rattling
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