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shuck

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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shuckshuck /ʃʌk/ verb [transitive] American English 🔊 🔊 DFCREMOVEto remove the outer cover of a vegetable such as corn, or the shell of oysters shuck something ↔ off
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shuckBooties, coats and gloves were carefully shucked.Our enjoyment of many of the oysters we were served was diminished by inept shucking.Hong Kong wanted to shuck its image as a producer of cheap merchandise.He shucked off his wet coat and hat in the hallway.
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Verb table
shuck
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshuck
he, she, itshucks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshucked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shucked
he, she, ithas shucked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shucked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shuck
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shucked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shucking
he, she, itis shucking
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you, we, theyare shucking
Past
I, he, she, itwas shucking
you, we, theywere shucking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shucking
he, she, ithas been shucking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shucking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shucking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shucking
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