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tire

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtiretire1 /taɪə $ taɪr/ ●○○ verb  [intransitive, transitive]TIRED to start to feel tired, or make someone feel tired As we neared the summit, we were tiring fast.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say get tired rather than tire:The climbers were starting to get tired. tire of somebody/something tire somebody ↔ out→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tireI felt as if I could run all day without tiring.That coming from him who would go sick with a bad back whenever a job tired him.I won't tire you with a long visit. I just wanted to stop in and see how you were doing.
tiretire2 noun [countable]  mountain_bike.jpg TTRthe American spelling of tyre
Examples from the Corpus
tireOn the concrete floor inside are tire tracks, and skid marks where kids have done wheelies or donuts.Commission officials said tire burning is not new to Texas.That can make the tires slippery.Now the tire companies have fought back.
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Verb table
tire
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytire
he, she, ittires
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytired
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tired
he, she, ithas tired
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tired
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tire
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tired
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tiring
he, she, itis tiring
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you, we, theyare tiring
Past
I, he, she, itwas tiring
you, we, theywere tiring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tiring
he, she, ithas been tiring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tiring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tiring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tiring
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