English version

sob

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsobsob /sɒb $ sɑːb/ ●●○ verb (sobbed, sobbing) 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive]CRY to cry noisily while breathing in short sudden bursts 🔊 He began sobbing uncontrollably.see thesaurus at cry2 [transitive] (also sob out)SAY to say something while you are sobbing 🔊 ‘It’s too late, ’ she sobbed.sob noun [countable] 🔊 loud sobs→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
sob"Please don't leave me, " he sobbed.As she stumbled along the path, she began to sob.The sound of her sobbing kept them awake all night.Manny, leaning against the side of the building, was holding Maryellen, who was sobbing loudly.Her parents were there, sobbing painfully, her younger brother, and older sister.She started to sob, slowly at first, then harsher.But Denver was shaking now and sobbing so she could not speak.Hysterically light with fear, I ran sobbing to my room.Leyland was sitting beside me, and he was sobbing, too.My mother was sobbing uncontrollably.The child covered her face with her hands and started to sob uncontrollably.The sobbing woman is out of order, embarrassing, unreasonable.sobbing uncontrollablyHe woke up finally from a nightmare of dismembered bodies and prison guards to find himself bathed in sweat and sobbing uncontrollably.I sensed his wavering and I began sobbing uncontrollably.Julie dropped the hammer and found she was sobbing uncontrollably.
SOBSOB, S.O.B. /ˌes əʊ ˈbiː $ -oʊ-/ noun [countable] American English not polite 🔊 🔊 the abbreviation of son of a bitch
Examples from the Corpus
SOBOr maybe he really is an arrogant SOB.The SOB has been purposely avoiding me the past two or three weeks.
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Verb table
sob
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysob
he, she, itsobs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysobbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sobbed
he, she, ithas sobbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sobbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sob
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sobbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sobbing
he, she, itis sobbing
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you, we, theyare sobbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas sobbing
you, we, theywere sobbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sobbing
he, she, ithas been sobbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sobbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sobbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sobbing
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