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rave

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishraverave1 /reΙͺv/ verb [intransitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 β†’ rave about/over something2 ANGRYto talk in an angry, uncontrolled, or crazy wayrave at πŸ”Š He started raving at merave onBritish English British English πŸ”Š Lisa raved on about how awful it all was. πŸ”Š He was still ranting and raving the next morning.β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
raveβ€’ Basically everyone raved about Leeds that day - and Tuesday was a comfortable if a little uninspired.β€’ Newman was raving and banging his head on the wall of his cell.β€’ He was raving at Maurin, at all the people who had failed to live up to his expectations of them.β€’ They would rave for twenty minutes about the mouse, and totally ignore the significance of bit-mapping.β€’ Coach Bill Oates does not rant and rave on the sideline.ranting and ravingβ€’ Our task is to understand our Ego, so that we can recognise its ranting and raving.β€’ Matilda was still ranting and raving against the absent Earl for getting himself captured.β€’ Its as if he was ranting and raving when he said it.
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raverave2 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DLa big event where people dance to loud music with a strong beat and often take drugs πŸ”Š an all-night rave πŸ”Š rave music πŸ”Š rave parties β†’ raver2 strong praise for a new play, book etc πŸ”Š The play got raves from the critics.
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raveβ€’ There were critical raves, too, for Revelations and for a dance by John Butler.β€’ Police have now warned of tough action against plans to hold any future rave parties.β€’ Even so there are rumours of an illegal rave.β€’ I am a great fan of rave music yet the lyrics have never made me want to try the drug.β€’ The black markets proffer Levis, pirated rave music and electric kettles.β€’ Now they're investigating how the rave was organised.β€’ They say the rave will be big but like its mascot it will also be inoffensive.
raverave3 adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ rave reviews/notices/reports
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Verb table
rave
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrave
he, she, itraves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyraved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave raved
he, she, ithas raved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad raved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rave
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have raved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam raving
he, she, itis raving
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you, we, theyare raving
Past
I, he, she, itwas raving
you, we, theywere raving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been raving
he, she, ithas been raving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been raving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be raving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been raving
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