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tot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Children, Drink
tottot1 /tɒt $ tɑːt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 informalSSC a very small child2 especially British EnglishDFD a small amount of a strong alcoholic drinktot of 🔊 a tot of rum
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tot• Imagine all the trouble hordes of tots and teenagers can get into with nothing to do all day but hang around.• But others say parents have become overly eager when it comes to teaching tots about technology.• A playground and playhouse keep the tots happy while the teenagers have a ball with a whole host of absorbing activities.• Bookies are the spirits, the tots of rum.• The tot, aged five months, had been suffering breathing difficulties.• But neither expansion is planned to include anything but rides and exhibits and car-driving training schools for tiny tots.
tottot2 verb (totted, totting) British English 🔊 🔊 → tot something ↔ up→ See Verb table
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tot• At the moment, you get an automatic ban as soon as you tot up 12 points.• At the end of the year they will tot up hours spent on others' farms and bill each other accordingly.• The scale gives life events a numerical score so you can tot up your own personal stress rating.
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Verb table
tot (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytot (BrE)
he, she, ittots (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytotted (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave totted
he, she, ithas totted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad totted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tot
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have totted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam totting
he, she, itis totting
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you, we, theyare totting
Past
I, he, she, itwas totting
you, we, theywere totting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been totting
he, she, ithas been totting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been totting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be totting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been totting
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