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shin

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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shinshin1 /ʃɪn/ noun [countable]  HBHthe front part of your leg between your knee and your foot
Examples from the Corpus
shinThen a shin guard is pulled over the whole thing.Her ankles and shins were scratched and bloodied, her stockings shredded by the trackside weeds and nettles.A shower of pebbles fell short of her shin.It snapped back on its hinges and banged his left shin.When the man refused orders to halt and fled on foot, he was shot in the left shin, officers said.Tucker spiked Renteria on the left shin.Sharp little incisors showed when he smiled, matching, in dainty repulsiveness, his naked shins.Newcastle ace Dyer aggravated a long-standing shin problem in Saturday's 1-0 home defeat to Manchester City.
shinshin2 verb (shinned, shinning) [intransitive] British English   shin up/down→ See Verb table
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shinNothing as cheap as an open window or shinning down a drainpipe at midnight or down paying a suitcase full of bricks.Dave shinned up a handy conifer.He nodded encouragement to his fellows, and they shinned up after him and dropped down into the stockade.But can not phone him from Twills as Mr Twill would insist on shinning up drainpipe himself and break femur.The animal was so tame that it shinned up his leg and dived into a deep pocket.Maintenance men could tell whether a pole - wooden or concrete - is dangerously cracked before shinning up it.
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Verb table
shin (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshin (BrE)
he, she, itshins (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshinned (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shinned
he, she, ithas shinned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shinned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shin
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shinned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shinning
he, she, itis shinning
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you, we, theyare shinning
Past
I, he, she, itwas shinning
you, we, theywere shinning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shinning
he, she, ithas been shinning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shinning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shinning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shinning
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