English version

starve somebody ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstarve somebody ↔ out phrasal verbto force someone to leave a place by preventing them from getting food If we can’t blast them out, we’ll starve them out! starve→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
starve outA I am afraid you must be strong as regards starving your Oscars out.Can the plaintiff hold out, or can we starve her out?
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Verb table
starve
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystarve
he, she, itstarves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystarved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave starved
he, she, ithas starved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad starved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill starve
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have starved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam starving
he, she, itis starving
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you, we, theyare starving
Past
I, he, she, itwas starving
you, we, theywere starving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been starving
he, she, ithas been starving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been starving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be starving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been starving
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