English version

string something ↔ together

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstring something ↔ together phrasal verb1 string words/a sentence togetherLOGICAL to manage to say or write something that other people can understand He was so drunk he could hardly string two words together.2 to combine things in order to make something that is complete, good, useful etc They string together image after image until the documentary is completed. string→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
string togetherAll you have to do is string them together.But Walt wanted to do more than string short cartoons together.Most importantly, the Net is not about computers or the fancy phone lines that string them together.Around the middle he started to string the birdies together and there was no holding him then.Never mind he can't string two sentences together - he'd never admit that.The writers could string words together like beads on a necklace.Robyn could barely think, let alone string coherent words together to form an answer.Female speaker I can say the odd word, but I can't string a sentence together yet.string words/a sentence togetherFemale speaker I can say the odd word, but I can't string a sentence together yet.
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Verb table
string
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystring
he, she, itstrings
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystrung
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave strung
he, she, ithas strung
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad strung
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill string
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have strung
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stringing
he, she, itis stringing
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you, we, theyare stringing
Past
I, he, she, itwas stringing
you, we, theywere stringing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stringing
he, she, ithas been stringing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stringing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stringing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stringing
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