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transpire

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
transpiretran‧spire /trænˈspaɪə $ -ˈspaɪr/ verb  1 it transpires that2 HAPPEN[intransitive] formal to happen Exactly what transpired remains unknown.3 [intransitive, transitive] technicalHBAHBP when a plant transpires, water passes through the surface of its leaves
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Examples from the Corpus
transpireI was surprised at what transpired.He arrived after supper that evening, having spent the previous night, it transpired, at Sigouri.Now it transpires he owns a portfolio of around eight properties that he either lives in or rents out.It transpired in backyards and on doorsteps and inside offices as well as in the classroom.Seven days transpire in the course of the play.It transpired later that the social workers were all under instruction to have identification.As it transpired though, he was to find the lease of the le Fleming mines unavailable.
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Verb table
transpire
Simple Form
Present
ittranspires
ittranspired
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Present perfect
ithas transpired
Past perfect
ithad transpired
Future
itwill transpire
Future perfect
itwill have transpired
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Continuous Form
Present
itis transpiring
itwas transpiring
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Present perfect
ithas been transpiring
Past perfect
ithad been transpiring
Future
itwill be transpiring
Future perfect
itwill have been transpiring
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