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strafe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Airforce
strafestrafe /streɪf, strɑːf $ streɪf/ verb [transitive]  PMPATTACKto attack a place from an aircraft by flying low and firing a lot of bullets
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strafeSix fighters then passed over but made no attempt to strafe.Then our air force bombed and strafed.Alr support came and strafed and bombed the wood line, trying to detonate any more mines.The air force created airborne units versed in machine-gun strafing and rocket-launching operations in support of ground troops.I imagine bombers strafing our school, imagine myself being hit in a vital organ.During 9 March numerous single aircraft appeared overhead to strafe Takali airfield.In the meantime, Timpson and myself had planned to strafe the road at Bug Bug on the night 15/16 July.
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Verb table
strafe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystrafe
he, she, itstrafes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystrafed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave strafed
he, she, ithas strafed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad strafed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill strafe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have strafed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam strafing
he, she, itis strafing
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you, we, theyare strafing
Past
I, he, she, itwas strafing
you, we, theywere strafing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been strafing
he, she, ithas been strafing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been strafing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be strafing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been strafing
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