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spoon-feed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Babies
spoon-feedหˆspoon-feed verb (past tense and past participle spoon-fed) [transitive] ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š 1 EASYto give too much information and help to someone โ€“ used to show disapproval ๐Ÿ”Š I donโ€™t believe in spoon-feeding students.2 DHBto feed someone, especially a baby, with a spoon
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spoon-feedโ€ข Teachers should avoid spoon-feeding facts to students.
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Verb table
spoon-feed
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyspoon-feed
he, she, itspoon-feeds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyspoon-fed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave spoon-fed
he, she, ithas spoon-fed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad spoon-fed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill spoon-feed
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have spoon-fed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam spoon-feeding
he, she, itis spoon-feeding
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you, we, theyare spoon-feeding
Past
I, he, she, itwas spoon-feeding
you, we, theywere spoon-feeding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been spoon-feeding
he, she, ithas been spoon-feeding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been spoon-feeding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be spoon-feeding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been spoon-feeding
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