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swig

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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swigswig /swɪɡ/ verb (swigged, swigging) [transitive]  informalDFDDRINK to drink something in large mouthfuls, especially from a bottle syn gulp He sat swigging beer and smoking.see thesaurus at drinkswig noun [countable] She took a long swig of Coke.
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swigI drive back to the hotel with Lucker swigging at a litre bottle of vodka beside me.Ratagan swigged at his beer and swallowed gratefully.Mrs Morgan is caught shoplifting and starts swigging back pills with glasses of wine.But I ain't going into no detox clinic, swigging bloody methadone.He uncorked one of the bottles on the altar and swigged from it.The old man wandered along, swigging occasionally from a whiskey bottle.Sitting on my unused bed, swigging room service orange juice, I switch on the Rosenbloom show.So I doubt if our hero would have been good for many heroics after swigging that.Jack swigged the last of his coffee and left.Fogarty finished his double rye and Jack swigged the last of his coffee royal, and they went out the back door.Jack swigged the last of his tea and got up to leave.The soldiers took it in turns to swig vodka.took ... swigHe reached around for the beer, found it, and took a long swig.I picked up the bottle beside me and took another long swig.Hall winked and took a healthy swig from his canteen cup.He took a swig of beer waved the bottle once or twice to watch the foam rise, and began to speak.Elinor took another swig of sherry and Henry arranged wine glasses at each place.Without thinking what she was doing, she reached for her glass and took a swig of the bitter Cynar.He stopped, took a swig of the dead champagne.He took a long swig, put the glass down and wiped his mis-shaven upper lip contentedly.
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Verb table
swig
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyswig
he, she, itswigs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyswigged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave swigged
he, she, ithas swigged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad swigged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill swig
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have swigged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam swigging
he, she, itis swigging
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you, we, theyare swigging
Past
I, he, she, itwas swigging
you, we, theywere swigging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been swigging
he, she, ithas been swigging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been swigging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be swigging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been swigging
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