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thresh

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Agriculture
threshthresh /ΞΈreΚƒ/ verb [intransitive, transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TAto separate grains of corn, wheat etc from the rest of the plant by beating it with a special tool or machine β€”thresher noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
threshβ€’ It is then wise to thresh as soon as possible to avoid loss to rats and mice.β€’ He refused to help with the threshing because he thought the fork handle would stiffen his fingers.β€’ He worked as a waterman with a threshing crew.β€’ New inventions like the steam plow threshing machine, and reaper led to significant farm workforce reductions.β€’ Women do most of the crop farming, weeding, harvesting, threshing, storing crops and selling.β€’ Thrice happy Duck, employ'd in threshing Stubble!β€’ He kept making desperate swimming movements, feebly threshing the water trying to pull himself free.β€’ Still entwined, the puppets threshed violently against each other as if overcome with concupiscence.
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Verb table
thresh
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theythresh
he, she, itthreshes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theythreshed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave threshed
he, she, ithas threshed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad threshed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill thresh
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have threshed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam threshing
he, she, itis threshing
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you, we, theyare threshing
Past
I, he, she, itwas threshing
you, we, theywere threshing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been threshing
he, she, ithas been threshing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been threshing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be threshing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been threshing
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