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sag

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsagsag /sæɡ/ verb (sagged, sagging) [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 BENDto hang down or bend in the middle, especially because of the weight of something syn droop 🔊 The branch sagged under the weight of the apples. 🔊 The skin around my eyes is starting to sag. 🔊 a sagging roof2 REDUCEto become weaker or less valuable opp flourish 🔊 attempts to revive the sagging economy —sag noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 a sag in the mattress→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
sag• Once, when morale was sagging, a visibly pregnant IsabelIa rode up to cheer the troops.• Edberg seemed to sag after losing the second set.• Stock prices sagged again today.• He sagged back against the wall, and held out his hand.• Benjy sat on his sagging back steps with six-year-old Louis Klubock, who lived next door.• There was a wide, cobbled enclosure, flanked on all sides by sagging black buildings.• Your face will be more likely to have a dull complexion, with podgy, sagging cheeks and double chin.• She turned and saw that the table sagged in the middle.• The shelves sagged under the weight of hundreds of records and CDs.• His whole body seemed to sag with relief.
SAGSAG /sæɡ/ 🔊 🔊 (Screen Actors' Guild) a trade union in the US for actors and actresses who perform in films for the cinema or television → compare AFTRA, EquityFrom Longman Business Dictionarysagsag /sæg/ verb (sagged, sagging) [intransitive] to become weaker or to fall in amountThe airline industry tends to sag during recessions.the sagging demand for steel —sag noun [singular]There has been a slight sag in oil production.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
sag
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysag
he, she, itsags
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysagged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sagged
he, she, ithas sagged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sagged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sag
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sagged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sagging
he, she, itis sagging
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you, we, theyare sagging
Past
I, he, she, itwas sagging
you, we, theywere sagging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sagging
he, she, ithas been sagging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sagging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sagging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sagging
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