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unscrew

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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unscrewun‧screw /ʌnˈskruː/ verb [transitive]  1 OPENto open something by twisting itsee thesaurus at open2 Tto take the screws out of something
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unscrewPills are stored in containers with tops that are difficult for children to unscrew.Robyn unscrewed a jar of moisturiser and smoothed it over her face and neck.Robyn unscrewed a jar of moisturiser and smoothed it over her face.Then, the top of the urn gave way and unscrewed as if it had been oiled.Willi unscrewed the cap from a metal flask and passed it to him.I unscrewed the cap of the flask and very carefully poured in some scotch from the bottle.He unscrewed the catapult piece by piece feeling depressed.Then he took out one of those dolls, each piece of which unscrews to reveal a smaller doll within.
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Verb table
unscrew
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyunscrew
he, she, itunscrews
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyunscrewed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave unscrewed
he, she, ithas unscrewed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad unscrewed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill unscrew
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have unscrewed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam unscrewing
he, she, itis unscrewing
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you, we, theyare unscrewing
Past
I, he, she, itwas unscrewing
you, we, theywere unscrewing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been unscrewing
he, she, ithas been unscrewing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been unscrewing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be unscrewing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been unscrewing
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