English version

weed somebody/something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishweed somebody/something ↔ out phrasal verbGET RID OFto get rid of people or things that are not very good The research will help governments to weed out ineffective aid schemes. weed→ See Verb table
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weed outRemember that the main judges don't see the bulk of the entries because the competition organisers weed them out beforehand.
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Verb table
weed
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyweed
he, she, itweeds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyweeded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave weeded
he, she, ithas weeded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad weeded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill weed
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have weeded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam weeding
he, she, itis weeding
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you, we, theyare weeding
Past
I, he, she, itwas weeding
you, we, theywere weeding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been weeding
he, she, ithas been weeding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been weeding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be weeding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been weeding
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