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wine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwinewine1 /waΙͺn/ ●●● S2 W2 noun [countable, uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 an alcoholic drink made from grapes, or a type of this drink πŸ”Š a glass of winered/white wine πŸ”Š a bottle of red winedry/sweet/sparkling wine πŸ”Š a dry white wine2 an alcoholic drink made from another fruit or plant πŸ”Š damson wineCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + wine red/white/rosΓ© wineThe waiter brought some red wine.dry wine (=not sweet)a dry white winesweet wineA slightly sweet wine goes well with smoked duck.sparkling wine (=with bubbles of gas in it)The best-known sparkling wine is champagne.strong wine (=having a lot of alcohol)This village produces strong wines of good character.light wine (=without a lot of alcohol)The wine is light and refreshing.fruity winea fresh and fruity wine made in Francefull-bodied wine (=with a pleasantly strong taste)full-bodied red wines such as claretFrench/Spanish etc wineThe restaurant has a wide selection of French wines.vintage wine (=good quality wine from a particular year)He was a collector of vintage wines.fine wine (=a good and expensive wine)He was a lover of fine wines and good food.table wine (=an inexpensive wine to drink with a meal)The vineyard produces table wines for local use.the house wine (=ordinary wine that is used in restaurants, in contrast to wines that are sold by the bottle and have the label of a wine produce on them )a glass of the house winephrasesa bottle of wineThey opened a bottle of wine.a glass of wineI poured myself a glass of wine.
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wineβ€’ It was a wine that they paid about a penny or twopence a glass for.β€’ a new Australian wineβ€’ It was the beginning of a passion for Bordeaux wines and a key experience that shaped his adult life.β€’ elderberry wineβ€’ Excellent lunch with fine wines and liqueurs.β€’ It was like giving myself a little treat, like say buying a bottle of wine.β€’ Meanwhile, other researchers were focusing on red wine, rather than on all alcoholic beverages.β€’ Which brings us back to red wine.β€’ Anybody who reveres wine has got it all wrong.β€’ Reduce heat to medium and simmer approximately 15 minutes, until wine evaporates to a thin layer.
winewine2 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ wine and dine somebodyβ†’ See Verb table
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wineβ€’ Did he tell you to plant this here while he wined and dined me?β€’ He wined and dined Princess Diana after supporting her favourite ballet school show.β€’ He could have been anyone or anything stepping out after a night's wining and dining.
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wine
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywine
he, she, itwines
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wined
he, she, ithas wined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wine
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wining
he, she, itis wining
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you, we, theyare wining
Past
I, he, she, itwas wining
you, we, theywere wining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wining
he, she, ithas been wining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wining
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