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sneeze

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sneezesneeze1 /sniːz/ ●●● S3 verb [intransitive]  1 HBHif you sneeze, air suddenly comes from your nose, making a noise, for example when you have a cold She started coughing and sneezing. The dust was making him sneeze.2 not to be sneezed at
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Examples from the Corpus
sneezeI completed tidying the loft, sneezing a few times as the golden space filled with motes of shining dust.People were sneezing all over the place as if it were the heart of allergy season.Once he came back sneezing and coughing.A lot of them were here, because a free meal is not to be sneezed at.Not content with simply being breathed into the atmosphere, the virus makes us sneeze or cough explosively.My tension level was so high that I was bound to sneeze or cough or groan or cackle maniacally.I sneezed right on to the food.When you cough or sneeze, you propel some tiny particles into the air.
Related topics: Human
sneezesneeze2 noun [countable]  HBHthe act or sound of sneezing There was a loud sneeze from someone in the back of the audience.
Examples from the Corpus
sneezeA few seconds later it was followed by a sneeze.The monotonous sound of the train was an invitation to float, the engine emitting smooth, continuous snorts and sneezes.This, when every sneeze sends your boat into a furious wobble, is difficult.The atheist suppressed his sneeze, for fear of being blessed by the priest.The laughter abruptly changed into sneezes and the handkerchief routine was gone through again.To dread the slightest sneeze or cough that might herald the onset of polio or tuberculosis.Renwick had his handkerchief out and stopped a sudden sneeze, his face hidden as the man's lighter flicked.
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Verb table
sneeze
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysneeze
he, she, itsneezes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysneezed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sneezed
he, she, ithas sneezed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sneezed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sneeze
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sneezed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sneezing
he, she, itis sneezing
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you, we, theyare sneezing
Past
I, he, she, itwas sneezing
you, we, theywere sneezing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sneezing
he, she, ithas been sneezing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sneezing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sneezing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sneezing
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