English version

slough something ↔ off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslough something ↔ off phrasal verb1 technicalHB to get rid of a dead layer of skin2 GET RID OF literary to get rid of something, especially something that is damaging you The president wanted to slough off the country’s bad image. slough→ See Verb table
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Verb table
slough
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslough
he, she, itsloughs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysloughed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sloughed
he, she, ithas sloughed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sloughed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slough
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sloughed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sloughing
he, she, itis sloughing
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you, we, theyare sloughing
Past
I, he, she, itwas sloughing
you, we, theywere sloughing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sloughing
he, she, ithas been sloughing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sloughing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sloughing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sloughing
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