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whizz

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhizzwhizz1 British English, whiz American English /wΙͺz/ verb [intransitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [always + adverb/preposition] informal a) FAST/QUICKto move very quickly, often making a sound like something rushing through the air πŸ”Š An ambulance whizzed past. πŸ”Š I saw a big piece of metal whizzing through the air. b) FAST/QUICKto do something very quicklywhizz through πŸ”Š Let’s just whizz through it one more time.2 American English spokenHBH to urinateβ†’ See Verb table
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whizzβ€’ Flashbacks to stilted junior-year productions started whizzing by faster than you can say Grosse Pointe Blank.β€’ She had only ever seen them at a distance before, or whizzing by in their cars.β€’ I stared out the window, watching as kids on bicycles and skateboards whizzed by.β€’ Smoking on a train journey, looking out at the countryside whizzing by.β€’ By the end of the week, Emma was whizzing down green runs, turning superbly and tackling the lifts with ease.β€’ I felt I could whizz it round the country lanes on school runs and trips up to town.β€’ We had scarcely got in there before the train came whizzing past at a great rate..β€’ A bullet whizzed past my ear.β€’ The armor meant that bullets were expected to be whizzing through the cockpit.
whizzwhizz2 British English, whiz American English noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable] informalINTELLIGENT someone who is very fast, intelligent, or skilled in a particular activity πŸ”Š a math whiz2 β†’ take a whiz3 [countable, uncountable] informal amphetamine β†’ gee whiz
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whizzβ€’ She's a whizz in the kitchen.β€’ When marketing whizzes renamed the fruit the kiwi, says the newsletter Turn Signals, sales shot up all over the world.
From Longman Business Dictionarywhizzwhizz /wΙͺz/ (also whiz American English) noun [countable] informal someone who is very skilled in a particular activity or is successful in a particular area of workTop managers may befinancial whizzes, but they aren’t marketing geniuses.He’s a whizz at website design.
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Verb table
whizz
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywhizz
he, she, itwhizzes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywhizzed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave whizzed
he, she, ithas whizzed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad whizzed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill whizz
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have whizzed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam whizzing
he, she, itis whizzing
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you, we, theyare whizzing
Past
I, he, she, itwas whizzing
you, we, theywere whizzing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been whizzing
he, she, ithas been whizzing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been whizzing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be whizzing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been whizzing
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