English version

tauten

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtautentaut‧en /ˈtɔːtn $ ˈtɒːtn/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  TIGHTto make something stretch tight, or to become stretched tight→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tautenBen saw Rosten's body tauten like a compressed coil.
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Verb table
tauten
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytauten
he, she, ittautens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytautened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tautened
he, she, ithas tautened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tautened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tauten
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tautened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tautening
he, she, itis tautening
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you, we, theyare tautening
Past
I, he, she, itwas tautening
you, we, theywere tautening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tautening
he, she, ithas been tautening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tautening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tautening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tautening
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