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rue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishruerue /ruː/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 literaryREGRET/FEEL SORRY to wish that you had not done something syn regret 🔊 She learned to rue the day she had met Henri.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rue• As Jim Smith rued afterwards, the game was there for Portsmouth to take.• In the women's race, Joyce Smith was ruing her luck.• They never cursed the instrument or rued its long rule over their lives.• She rued the day she ever took up with Remi.• Maja Nagel rues the day when she had to leave a castle in the East for a cramped little studio in Berlin.• Why do I already rue the day?rue the day• Why do I already rue the day?• Well, whether he was crazy or not, she'd make him rue the day he chose to cross her.• She rued the day she ever took up with Remi.• Indeed, more than one ground commander rued the day the helicopter was invented.• Maja Nagel rues the day when she had to leave a castle in the East for a cramped little studio in Berlin.
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Verb table
rue
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrue
he, she, itrues
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrued
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rued
he, she, ithas rued
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rued
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rue
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rued
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ruing
he, she, itis ruing
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you, we, theyare ruing
Past
I, he, she, itwas ruing
you, we, theywere ruing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ruing
he, she, ithas been ruing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ruing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ruing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ruing
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