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tango

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Dance
tangotan‧go1 /ˈtæŋɡəʊ $ -ɡoʊ/ noun (plural tangos) [countable]  APDa fast dance from South America, or a piece of music for this dance
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tangoPerformance will be followed by a tango exhibition featuring Mara Luna y El Brujo, with dancing in the courtyard afterwards.A little crowd was encouraging them while they performed what somebody told me was a tango.Classes will be held daily from 8 to 10 p. m., followed by practice at local tango bars until midnight.The itinerary includes a one-day city tour highlighting the history of the tango.Nigel and Elinor practised the tango to work up some more passion.Take your little partner and dance and sing: anything from waltzes to tangos, nursery rhymes to blues and rock.
Related topics: Dance
tangotango2 verb [intransitive]  1 APDto dance the tango2 it takes two to tango
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tangoBut one thing is certainly true: Where two can tango, three almost always fail.
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Verb table
tango
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytango
he, she, ittangoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytangoed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tangoed
he, she, ithas tangoed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tangoed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tango
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tangoed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tangoing
he, she, itis tangoing
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you, we, theyare tangoing
Past
I, he, she, itwas tangoing
you, we, theywere tangoing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tangoing
he, she, ithas been tangoing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tangoing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tangoing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tangoing
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