English version

shimmy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshimmyshim‧my /ˈʃɪmi/ verb (shimmied, shimmying, shimmies) [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 to move forwards or backwards while also quickly moving slightly from side to side→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
shimmyThe alternative was to shimmy across a fallen log.Would she prefer that to shimmying down another catwalk?SHIme may be nonsense, or it may refer to shimmy or some other term, but it is not Yiddish.His athletic, shimmying run then set up the second-try for Dewi Morris.
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Verb table
shimmy
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshimmy
he, she, itshimmies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshimmied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shimmied
he, she, ithas shimmied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shimmied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shimmy
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shimmied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shimmying
he, she, itis shimmying
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you, we, theyare shimmying
Past
I, he, she, itwas shimmying
you, we, theywere shimmying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shimmying
he, she, ithas been shimmying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shimmying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shimmying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shimmying
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