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wobble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_361_bwobblewob‧ble /ˈwɒbəl $ ˈwɑː-/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]SHAKE to move unsteadily from side to side, or make something do this The pile of bricks wobbled and fell. Tom stopped, wobbling from the weight of his load.see thesaurus at move2 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]BALANCE to go in a particular direction while moving unsteadily from side to sidewobble down/along/towards etc Cindy wobbled along the street on her bike.3 NOT SURE[intransitive] to be unsure whether to do something syn waver The president appeared to wobble over sending the troops in.wobble noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wobbleShe rocked the table-the sawhorses wobbled.She bumped the table and the glasses wobbled.The whole washing machine began to wobble.Jerry came in carrying a tray of glasses that were wobbling alarmingly.He clenched the steering wheel so hard that the car wobbled, and he hastily righted it.They were held in place only by their buoyancy. could wobble and rattle them with ease.But after he bares his fangs, she wobbles as if the blood had been sucked from her veins.She is running-running away from a shaking house and a row of wobbling green trees.The fat houses between him and the market began to dance, wobbling their whited bellies."Who could that be?" the old man said as he wobbled toward the door.The chair wobbled under her weight and then fell over.He got up and wobbled, wiping blindly at his wet face, not even feeling the cold.wobble down/along/towards etcWe wobbled down the road holding a handle apiece.Through both intricacies, bright yellow, blue and red-hooded anoraks, like monks en fete, wobbled along the sea front.Having negotiated the traffic bridge, she turned left again on the other side of the river to wobble along the tow-path.She just wobbled along with a big smile on her face.
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Verb table
wobble
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywobble
he, she, itwobbles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywobbled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wobbled
he, she, ithas wobbled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wobbled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wobble
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wobbled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wobbling
he, she, itis wobbling
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you, we, theyare wobbling
Past
I, he, she, itwas wobbling
you, we, theywere wobbling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wobbling
he, she, ithas been wobbling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wobbling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wobbling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wobbling
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