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trumpet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
trumpettrum‧pet1 /ˈtrʌmpɪt/ ●●○ noun  trumpet.jpg [countable]APM a musical instrument that you blow into, which consists of a curved metal tube that is wide at the end, and three buttons you press to change the notes blow your own trumpet at blow1(19)
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trumpetBelow mezzo-forte, 1 horn is sufficient to compete successfully with 1 trumpet or 1 trombone.The heraldry of day-to-day: a cat couchant on bricks; a baby in a push-chair blowing a trumpet very loudly.A cacophony of violins, clarinets and trumpets fills the air.Less obvious rock fare was pulled over to the jazz side by trumpet legend Miles Davis.Behind his fabulous trumpet playing and cheeky alleged humour there's an intelligent, alert, artful mind at work.As the captain of the Albatross raises his trumpet to answer it suddenly falls from his hands into the sea.Pate de foie gras to the sound of trumpets?Then the trumpet sounded, and silence fell.
Related topics: Animals
trumpettrumpet2 verb  1 [transitive]SAY/STATE to tell everyone about something that you are proud of, especially in an annoying way They are proudly trumpeting the fact that they are creating more jobs.2 [intransitive]HBASOUND if an elephant trumpets, it makes a loud noise
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trumpetI thought, well, they were trumpeting Ade for the gold medal.Here, hand-painted banners trumpeted his name.Wald has often trumpeted his role in developing the vaccine.Indeed, the free market was trumpeted so much that it assumed an almost mythic quality.
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trumpet
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrumpet
he, she, ittrumpets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytrumpeted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave trumpeted
he, she, ithas trumpeted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad trumpeted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trumpet
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have trumpeted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trumpeting
he, she, itis trumpeting
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you, we, theyare trumpeting
Past
I, he, she, itwas trumpeting
you, we, theywere trumpeting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trumpeting
he, she, ithas been trumpeting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trumpeting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trumpeting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trumpeting
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