English version

scuff

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscuffscuff /skʌf/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MARKto make a mark on a smooth surface by rubbing it against something rough 🔊 His shoes were old and badly scuffed.2 → scuff your feet/heels→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
scuff• He'd made no move to leave, however, and scuffed along behind them.• He was wearing work shoes, scuffed and old, with new red laces.• scuffed brown shoes• The villains are scuffing one side of the ball.• Moodily, she scuffed the toe of her boot against the deck rail.• She scowled at her sandals and scuffed them on the gravel.• Wind scuffed up dust and moaned in the sandstone.
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Verb table
scuff
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscuff
he, she, itscuffs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscuffed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scuffed
he, she, ithas scuffed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scuffed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scuff
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scuffed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam scuffing
he, she, itis scuffing
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you, we, theyare scuffing
Past
I, he, she, itwas scuffing
you, we, theywere scuffing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scuffing
he, she, ithas been scuffing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scuffing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scuffing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scuffing
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