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skyrocket

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskyrocketsky‧rock‧et /ˈskaɪˌrɒkɪt $ -ˌrɑː-/ verb [intransitive] informal 🔊 🔊 INCREASE IN NUMBER OR AMOUNTif a price or an amount skyrockets, it greatly increases very quickly 🔊 The trade deficit has skyrocketed. 🔊 skyrocketing inflation→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
skyrocketAs the civil war intensified and the Communist armies neared Canton, prices for food and other necessities skyrocketed.But opponents say it will almost double the population of little Deadwood, sending property prices skyrocketing.Neither has changed since 1987, but the price for other entertainment has skyrocketed.Pleasanton built a business park that ignited a commercial exodus from several Bay Area cities and sent its real estate skyrocketing.It quickly proved profitable, but during the late 1970s the Silicon Valley explosion occurred and the land skyrocketed in value.Combined output during the next few years is projected to skyrocket to more than 500,000 barrels daily.But its effect on spot oil prices - which skyrocketed - was used by the producers to justify a general price rise.
From Longman Business Dictionaryskyrocketsky‧rock‧et /ˈskaɪˌrɒkət-ˌrɑː-/ verb [intransitive, transitive] to increase quickly and suddenly SYN ROCKETThe Middle East crisis caused oil prices to skyrocket.The government’s tough market-oriented reforms that have sent prices skyrocketing.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
skyrocket
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyskyrocket
he, she, itskyrockets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyskyrocketed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave skyrocketed
he, she, ithas skyrocketed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad skyrocketed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill skyrocket
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have skyrocketed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam skyrocketing
he, she, itis skyrocketing
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you, we, theyare skyrocketing
Past
I, he, she, itwas skyrocketing
you, we, theywere skyrocketing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been skyrocketing
he, she, ithas been skyrocketing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been skyrocketing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be skyrocketing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been skyrocketing
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