English version

slick something ↔ down/back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslick something ↔ down/back phrasal verbSHINYto make hair smooth and shiny by putting oil, water etc on it His hair had been combed back and slicked down with something to make it neat. slick→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slick down/backMichael had time to put Conker out before running in to wash his hands and slick his hair back wetly.
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Verb table
slick
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslick
he, she, itslicks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslicked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slicked
he, she, ithas slicked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slicked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slick
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slicked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slicking
he, she, itis slicking
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you, we, theyare slicking
Past
I, he, she, itwas slicking
you, we, theywere slicking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slicking
he, she, ithas been slicking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slicking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slicking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slicking
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