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text message

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtext messageˈtext ˌmessage1 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 a written message that is sent or received on a mobile phone or pager
Examples from the Corpus
text messageHe shows her a text message sent by Emily asking how the field trip is going.If the software detects unusual activity on an account, it will send a text message to the mobile phone.
text messagetext ˌmessage2 (also text) verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 to send someone a written message on a mobile phone or pager 🔊 She’s always text messaging her friends.text-messaging noun [uncountable]→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionarytext messageˈtext ˌmessage noun [countable]TELECOMMUNICATIONS a written message that you send or receive on a mobile phone SYN TEXTA record-breaking 929 million text messages were sent in the United Kingdom last month.
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Verb table
text message
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytext message
he, she, ittext messages
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytext messaged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave text messaged
he, she, ithas text messaged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad text messaged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill text message
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have text messaged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam text messaging
he, she, itis text messaging
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you, we, theyare text messaging
Past
I, he, she, itwas text messaging
you, we, theywere text messaging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been text messaging
he, she, ithas been text messaging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been text messaging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be text messaging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been text messaging
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