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slum

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslumslum1 /slʌm/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable]POOR a house or an area of a city that is in very bad condition, where very poor people live a slum area slum housing the slums of Londonsee thesaurus at area2 [singular] British English informalUNTIDY a very untidy place
Examples from the Corpus
slumMaria lives with her eight children in a slum outside Montevideo.Or Pavitra, who drinks contaminated water in her Delhi slum.The overall effect was that the world's largest and richest city of the time contained the world's most extensive slums.He resumed his familiar whirlwind visits to the Lima slums, feeding on the energy of friendly crowds.I grew up in the East London slums.In the slums you can now hear the children singing.A great deal of money has been spent conserving a block of less-than-distinguished Victorian slums and warehouses.
slumslum2 verb   slum it/be slumming→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slumYou just can not go slumming, because slumming pretends that slums aren't real.She made it clear that she was just slumming for a while in this business.With other upper-middle-class young men who were studying art, Toulouse-Lautrec began slumming it in bohemian Montmartre.Perhaps they were also saying - you can not go slumming, not in New York.
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Verb table
slum
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslum
he, she, itslums
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslummed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slummed
he, she, ithas slummed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slummed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slum
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slummed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slumming
he, she, itis slumming
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you, we, theyare slumming
Past
I, he, she, itwas slumming
you, we, theywere slumming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slumming
he, she, ithas been slumming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slumming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slumming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slumming
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