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shrink from something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshrink from something phrasal verbAVOIDto avoid doing something difficult or unpleasant The leadership too often shrinks from hard decisions.shrink from doing something We will not shrink from making the necessary changes in policy. shrink→ See Verb table
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Verb table
shrink
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshrink
he, she, itshrinks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshrankshrunk
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shrunk
he, she, ithas shrunk
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shrunk
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shrink
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shrunk
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shrinking
he, she, itis shrinking
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you, we, theyare shrinking
Past
I, he, she, itwas shrinking
you, we, theywere shrinking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shrinking
he, she, ithas been shrinking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shrinking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shrinking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shrinking
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