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stir-fry

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stir-fryˈstir-fry1 verb (stir-fried, stir-frying, stir-fries) [transitive]  DFCOOKto cook small pieces of food quickly by moving them around continuously in very hot oil stir-fried vegetablessee thesaurus at cook
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Examples from the Corpus
stir-fryChinese peanut oils are perfect for stir-frying.Water chestnuts can be eaten straight from the tin or stir-fried.Add the garlic, ginger and onions and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
stir-frystir-fry2 noun (plural stir-fries) [countable]  a dish made by stir-frying small pieces of food
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stir-fryManion decided on a chicken stir-fry.Have that cooking while you prepare and organize the components for the speedy stir-fry.Even the stir-fry my wife sometimes does with sunflower oil is edible.
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Verb table
stir-fry
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystir-fry
he, she, itstir-fries
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystir-fried
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stir-fried
he, she, ithas stir-fried
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stir-fried
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stir-fry
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stir-fried
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stir-frying
he, she, itis stir-frying
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you, we, theyare stir-frying
Past
I, he, she, itwas stir-frying
you, we, theywere stir-frying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stir-frying
he, she, ithas been stir-frying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stir-frying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stir-frying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stir-frying
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