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surf

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
surfsurf1 /sɜːf $ sɜːrf/ ●○○ verb [intransitive, transitive]  1 surf.jpg DSOto ride on waves while standing on a special board2 surf the Net/Internet surfer, surfing
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surfYou open a Beenz account and then surf about.So a user could be surfing the Net at warp speed while talking on the phone.Many youngsters spend hours surfing the net.We give them quizzes on Britain and allow them to surf the net.
Related topics: Oceanography
surfsurf2 noun [uncountable]  HEOWATERthe white substance that forms on top of waves as they move towards the shore
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surfFortunately it wasn't the usual Aussie surf!You will see groups of them clustered way out beyond the breaking surf waiting for the best waves.The initial report was: Child in surf.Then the rod-man screamed, arm pointing straight ahead at the surf.Again and again the lifeboat was thrown back by the surf.Ahead of them, Trent could hear the surf smashing on the reef, heavy now and threatening.If the surf is really big, it sounds like a constant low roar.He came out of the surf exhausted and starving and naked.
From Longman Business Dictionarysurfsurf /sɜːfsɜːrf/ verb surf the net/TV (channels)COMPUTING to look quickly at information on the Internet or at several different television programmes to find something that interests youYou can surf 35 home shopping channels and still not find what you want.surfer noun [countable]a website popular with Internet surfers→ See Verb table
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surf
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysurf
he, she, itsurfs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysurfed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave surfed
he, she, ithas surfed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad surfed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill surf
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have surfed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam surfing
he, she, itis surfing
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you, we, theyare surfing
Past
I, he, she, itwas surfing
you, we, theywere surfing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been surfing
he, she, ithas been surfing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been surfing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be surfing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been surfing
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