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stage-manage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstage-manageˌstage-ˈmanage verb [transitive]  ARRANGE A MEETING, EVENT ETCto organize a public event, such as a meeting, in a way that will give you the result that you want – often used to show disapproval The press conference was cleverly stage-managed.→ See Verb table
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stage-manageMost of the 'spontaneous demonstrations' supporting the President are stage-managed.Paris must now stage-manage an intergovernmental conference leading to a new treaty.The First Lady has been known to stage-manage press conferences.Mixing with the bemused and baffled guests are actors who stage-manage the whole affair.
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Verb table
stage-manage
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystage-manage
he, she, itstage-manages
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystage-managed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stage-managed
he, she, ithas stage-managed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stage-managed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stage-manage
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stage-managed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stage-managing
he, she, itis stage-managing
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you, we, theyare stage-managing
Past
I, he, she, itwas stage-managing
you, we, theywere stage-managing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stage-managing
he, she, ithas been stage-managing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stage-managing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stage-managing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stage-managing
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