English version

stamp something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstamp something ↔ out phrasal verb1 STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto prevent something bad from continuing We aim to stamp out poverty in our lifetimes.2 BURNto stop a fire from burning by stepping hard on the flames3 TIto make a shape or object by pressing hard on something using a machine or tool stamp→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stamp outDon't you want to do your bit towards stamping it out?I intend to do all I can, with the Bar Council, to stamp it out.One of the most positive things the Catholic Church had done for screwing was trying to stamp it out.The Established Church was never able to stamp them out.We will put in both the police and the laws to stamp it out.With varying degrees of vigour, officials tried to stamp it out.The Ashleys, determined to stamp it out, adopted an active watching policy.She wanted desperately to call a halt to it, to stamp it out for ever.
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Verb table
stamp
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystamp
he, she, itstamps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystamped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stamped
he, she, ithas stamped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stamped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stamp
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stamped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stamping
he, she, itis stamping
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you, we, theyare stamping
Past
I, he, she, itwas stamping
you, we, theywere stamping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stamping
he, she, ithas been stamping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stamping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stamping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stamping
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