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stew

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
stewstew1 /stjuː $ stuː/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]DFCOOK a hot meal made by cooking meat and vegetables slowly in liquid for a long time syn casserole a pot of stew beef stew2 in a stew
Examples from the Corpus
stewThere were no Pommes Anna to puzzle him, but would he find the croûtons for the top of the chicken stew?Inside the mirrored towers of its operations complex, it decodes, translates and analyzes the electronic stew known as signals intelligence.At the Desert Garden Hotel, the buffet line is digging into kangaroo stew.Human and animal, they all stirred up together in some great mental stew.Specialities include mussel and onion stew and chicken de vaux.I was tired, and wanted to recover from the stew.The stew was on and simmering, and the fragrance in the rectory was intoxicating.Don't hurry with your stew, er - Vern.
Related topics: Cooking
stewstew2 verb  1 [transitive]DFCCOOK to cook something slowly in liquid stewed apples2 let somebody stew
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Examples from the Corpus
stewYounger hares take well to marinating and roasting rare; older ones need to be braised or stewed.She could stew in her own juice.Of course, Kate could have shrugged and let him stew in his own juice, or lack of it.The air inside was rank with the fishy oils of stewing porpoise.Had they stewed up a supper of some giant arachnid for Tundrish?
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Verb table
stew
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystew
he, she, itstews
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystewed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stewed
he, she, ithas stewed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stewed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stew
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stewed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stewing
he, she, itis stewing
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you, we, theyare stewing
Past
I, he, she, itwas stewing
you, we, theywere stewing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stewing
he, she, ithas been stewing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stewing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stewing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stewing
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