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soup

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish
soupsoup1 /suːp/ ●●● S3 noun [countable, uncountable]  1 DFFcooked liquid food, often containing small pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables homemade tomato soup2 be in the soupCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + soupchicken/tomato etc soupWe both had chicken soup.hotThey serve hot soup from mobile kitchens.thickLunch consisted of a thick vegetable soup.creamyA rich creamy potato soup starts the meal.homemadeHomemade soup can be had for $2.50 a bowl.canned (also tinned British English)She heated up some tinned soup.phrasesa bowl of soupCould I have a bowl of soup?a cup/mug of soupHe got a cup of soup from the machine.a can of soup (also a tin of soup British English)I opened a can of mushroom soup.soup + NOUNa soup bowl/plateRussell pushed his empty soup bowl away.a soup spoon (=a spoon with a rounder part that you eat from than an ordinary spoon)a soup tureen (=a large bowl with a lid, from which soup is served)She lifted the lid of the soup tureen.verbseat/drink soupWe chatted as we ate our spinach soup.ladle soup out/into a bowl (=serve it using a large spoon)Ladle the soup into warm bowls and garnish with parsley.
Examples from the Corpus
soupDrizzle egg substitute into soup, cover and let stand.Drain well in a colander and divide them among individual bowls or put them in a large soup tureen.It was a successful year for new product introductions, including high quality desserts, new soup varieties and pasta products.On entering the parish hall, he was surprised to smell the unmistakable odor of chicken noodle soup.Menus tend to be Germanic with large helpings of soup, veal or sausage and Rösti potatoes.Add to simmering soup along with garlic, lentils, tomatoes and all spices.
soupsoup2 verb   soup something ↔ up→ See Verb table
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soup
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysoup
he, she, itsoups
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysouped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave souped
he, she, ithas souped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad souped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill soup
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have souped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam souping
he, she, itis souping
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you, we, theyare souping
Past
I, he, she, itwas souping
you, we, theywere souping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been souping
he, she, ithas been souping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been souping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be souping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been souping
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