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topple

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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toppletop‧ple /ˈtɒpəl $ ˈtɑː-/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]FALL to become unsteady and then fall over, or to make something do thistopple over 🔊 A stack of plates swayed, and began to topple over.2 [transitive]PG to take power away from a leader or government, especially by force syn overthrow 🔊 This scandal could topple the government.
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Examples from the Corpus
toppleWithout that first layer of bricks, the whole thing topples.It was time to topple an elite team.Clinging to each other, Melanie laughing, they toppled in slow motion to the floor.They may indeed topple it, but not in the way he anticipated.High winds toppled several telephone poles.Political corruption threatens to topple the regime.Boris Yeltsin and his team wanted to privatize land after toppling the Soviet system.topple overThe little boy put one more brick on the tower and it toppled over.That plant's going to topple over if you don't put it in a bigger pot.
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Verb table
topple
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytopple
he, she, ittopples
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytoppled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave toppled
he, she, ithas toppled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad toppled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill topple
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have toppled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam toppling
he, she, itis toppling
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you, we, theyare toppling
Past
I, he, she, itwas toppling
you, we, theywere toppling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been toppling
he, she, ithas been toppling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been toppling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be toppling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been toppling
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