English version

seize up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishseize up phrasal verb1 STOP MOVINGif an engine or part of a machine seizes up, its moving parts stop working and can no longer move, for example because of lack of oil The mechanism had seized up.2 STOP MOVINGif a part of your body, such as your back, seizes up, you suddenly cannot move it and it is very painful seize→ See Verb table
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Verb table
seize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyseize
he, she, itseizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyseized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave seized
he, she, ithas seized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad seized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill seize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have seized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam seizing
he, she, itis seizing
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you, we, theyare seizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas seizing
you, we, theywere seizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been seizing
he, she, ithas been seizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been seizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be seizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been seizing
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