English version

tee

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Golf
teetee1 /tiː/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DSGa small object that you use in a game of golf to hold the ball above the ground before you hit it2 DSGthe place where you first hit the ball towards each hole in a game of golf3 another word for T-shirt
Examples from the Corpus
teeβ€’ Bryan Thomson's match was already at the first tee when Patrick strolled up with the bag of clubs over his shoulder.β€’ Stadler grabbed it, took a few practice putts and headed for the first tee.β€’ As he stood on the first tee at New Orleans last week, he noticed a boy in a wheelchair.β€’ He hit his drive a good 340 yards to find the fairway, invisible from the tee.β€’ A fair amount of rough means accuracy off the tee is as important as the ability to keep it low.β€’ By the third tee I was really worried.
teetee2 verb (past tense and past participle teed) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ tee offβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
teeβ€’ He will tee it up at the Mercedes Championships in January with a chance to stretch it.β€’ Two paid marshals track players from the time they tee off and offer hints to speed up the laggards.β€’ Finally, in August, it became possible to tee off and stay over -- in rooms starting at $ 275.β€’ He realized his blunder about eight minutes before his scheduled 7: 36 a. m. tee time.
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Verb table
tee
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytee
he, she, ittees
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyteed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave teed
he, she, ithas teed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad teed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tee
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have teed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam teeing
he, she, itis teeing
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you, we, theyare teeing
Past
I, he, she, itwas teeing
you, we, theywere teeing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been teeing
he, she, ithas been teeing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been teeing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be teeing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been teeing
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