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skate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports, Sport, Fish
ldoce_303_eskateskate1 /skeɪt/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable]DSO one of a pair of boots with metal blades on the bottom, for moving quickly on ice syn ice skate2 [countable]DS one of a pair of boots or frames with small wheels on the bottom, for moving quickly on flat smooth surfaces syn roller skate3 [countable, uncountable] (plural skate or skates)HBF a large flat sea fish that can be eaten4 get/put your skates on
Examples from the Corpus
skateI suspect that most sensible designers would think in terms of something more like a skate.The only thing it hasn't got is a decent skate shop.Ice skates were only a $ 74 million business.But in-line skates were a $ 700 million business and growing at 20 percent a year, Wakefield said.Louis' blue and red, canceled the morning skate.The park is pretty dialled in with a food shop, skate shop, and the midi ramp.
Related topics: Other sports
skateskate2 ●●○ verb [intransitive]  1 DSOto move on skates The children skated on the frozen pond.2 be skating on thin iceskater noun [countable] skate over/around something
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skateShe was 20 and worried about missing a year of skating.You are being foolish, I told myself, as the lights of cars and houses skated by.I skate down the road a bit before I shout at cops - or anyone that was giving me some shit.A buyer for the long haul would not skate far past the optimal point and towards bankruptcy costs.Gretzky was visibly upset after skating over to check on his wife.Take the Stars on Ice figure skating show as an example.The disaster started when Sandstrom was allowed to skate the puck unimpeded between Cam Neely and Bourque at the left point.
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Verb table
skate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyskate
he, she, itskates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyskated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave skated
he, she, ithas skated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad skated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill skate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have skated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam skating
he, she, itis skating
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you, we, theyare skating
Past
I, he, she, itwas skating
you, we, theywere skating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been skating
he, she, ithas been skating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been skating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be skating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been skating
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