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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubsub1 /sʌb/ noun [countable] informal  1 PMNTTWa submarine2 DSa substitute in sports such as football3 TCNa subscription4 British EnglishBEC part of your wages that you receive earlier than usual because you need money syn advance5 American EnglishDF a long bread roll, split open and filled with meat, cheese etc6 American EnglishSE a substitute teacher7 British EnglishTCN a sub-editor
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subThe annual sub will vary between £200 for men and £65 for juveniles, but entrance fees have been waived for the time being.But the real workhorse of the Galapagos operation was the tiny sub called the Alvin.
subsub2 verb (subbed, subbing) informal  1 [intransitive]REPLACE to act as a substitute for someonesub for Roy’s subbing for Chris in tonight’s game.2 [transitive] British EnglishBEW to give someone part of their wages earlier than usual or lend them money I subbed Fenella a tenner to get a decent bunch of flowers.3 [transitive] British EnglishTCN to subedit something→ See Verb table
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subFinally, with less than two minutes left in the game, she starts subbing.With four minutes left, the Ducks are up by twenty-two, and Jody is confident enough to start subbing.Jody starts subbing deep from the bench.sub forCould you sub for me Monday? I have a doctor's appointment.Lassiter was subbed for Ramos in the second half.Eisenreich subbed for the injured Alou in Wednesday's game.
sub-sub- /sʌb/ prefix  1 XXunder or below a particular level or thing sub-zero temperatures subsoil (=beneath the surface)2 LESSless important or powerful than someone or something, or of lower rank than someone a sublieutenant3 PARTpart of a bigger whole a subsection a subcommittee4 LIKE/SIMILARnot as good as other people or things substandard housing subnormal intelligence5 technicalALMOST almost subtropical heat
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sub-the Indian subcontinentsub-zero temperatures
From Longman Business Dictionarysubsub1 /sʌb/ noun [countable] informal1a SUBSCRIPTION2British English part of your wages that you receive earlier than usual because you need money SYN advance AmEsubsub2 verb (subbed, subbing) [transitive] British English informal to give someone part of their wages earlier than usual or lend them moneyCan you sub me £20 until pay day?→ See Verb table
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Verb table
sub
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysub
he, she, itsubs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysubbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave subbed
he, she, ithas subbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad subbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sub
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have subbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam subbing
he, she, itis subbing
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you, we, theyare subbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas subbing
you, we, theywere subbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been subbing
he, she, ithas been subbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been subbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be subbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been subbing
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