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toast

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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toasttoast1 /təʊst $ toʊst/ ●●○ S3 noun 🔊 🔊 1 toast.jpg [uncountable]DFC bread that has been heated so that it is brown on both sides and no longer soft 🔊 I had a piece of toast for breakfast.2 [countable]DRINK if you drink a toast to someone, you drink something in order to thank them, wish them luck etc 🔊 I’d like to propose a toast (=ask people to drink a toast) to the bride and groom.see thesaurus at drink3 be the toast of Broadway/Hollywood etc4 warm as toast5 be toast French toast
Examples from the Corpus
toasttoast with butter and jamThere will also be potluck munchies and a non-alcoholic toast at midnight, she says.Serve chilled with hot dry toast.Children, especially boys, will construct a fake gun using anything from sticks to a piece of toast.Just a cup of tea and a slice of toast each.House Minority Leader Art Hamilton had a slice of toast and black coffee.Mixed protein dishes include cheese sandwiches, beans on toast and porridge that is made with milk.The appeal of watching these football highlights over toast and tea was enhanced by the vibrant colour of the images.Mountbatten was to propose the toast to the Navy, I to the guests.piece of toastHe also made her a piece of toast.She went to the bread bin and seemed to be preparing to make herself a piece of toast.The french windows banged and Clare came out into the garden, holding a piece of toast.Children, especially boys, will construct a fake gun using anything from sticks to a piece of toast.And, while they were arguing, Conradin made himself another piece of toast.I distinctly remember assembling on a tray some orange-topped mushrooms, a rusty bed-spring, and some blackened pieces of toast.She eyed the last piece of toast and rouille, decided she didn't dare look as though she wanted it.Amy took the two pieces of toast out of the toaster and flipped them quickly on to the breadboard.propose a toastHe stands up stiffly and proposes a toast to their old friend.I want to propose a toast to an absent - and sorely missed - friend.
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toasttoast2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 DRINKto drink a glass of wine etc to thank someone, wish someone luck, or celebrate somethingtoast somebody/something with something 🔊 They toasted the birth of their new baby with champagne.2 DFCto make bread or other food brown by placing it close to heat 🔊 I toasted the cheese sandwiches.see thesaurus at cook3 HOTto sit near a fire to make yourself warm 🔊 Tom was toasting his feet by the fire.
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Examples from the Corpus
toastLet's toast Edward for a job well done.I toasted him, and drank my last drink.While he was toasting it and putting butter on it, Conradin listened to the noises beyond the dining-room door.Lightly toast the nuts.We toast the Sears Tower, the tallest building in the world.
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Verb table
toast
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytoast
he, she, ittoasts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytoasted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave toasted
he, she, ithas toasted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad toasted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill toast
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have toasted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam toasting
he, she, itis toasting
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you, we, theyare toasting
Past
I, he, she, itwas toasting
you, we, theywere toasting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been toasting
he, she, ithas been toasting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been toasting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be toasting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been toasting
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