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reason with somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreason with somebody phrasal verbPERSUADEto talk to someone in an attempt to persuade them to be more sensible I tried to reason with her. reason→ See Verb table
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Verb table
reason
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreason
he, she, itreasons
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreasoned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reasoned
he, she, ithas reasoned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reasoned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reason
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reasoned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reasoning
he, she, itis reasoning
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you, we, theyare reasoning
Past
I, he, she, itwas reasoning
you, we, theywere reasoning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reasoning
he, she, ithas been reasoning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reasoning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reasoning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reasoning
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