English version

write in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwrite in phrasal verb1 WRITEto write a letter to an organization to give an opinion, ask for information etc πŸ”Š If you would like a copy of our fact sheet, please write in, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope. to πŸ”Š And so I wrote in to Radio Brighton.2 write something ↔ in to write a piece of information in the space provided for it on a form or document πŸ”Š Provide some space for students to write in their hobbies.3 write somebody ↔ in American EnglishPPV to add someone’s name to the official list on your voting form, to show that you want to vote for them πŸ”Š The campaign to write in Johnson for governor failed. β†’ write-in β†’ writeβ†’ See Verb table
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write toβ€’ Occasionally fans write in to demand that offside be abolished altogether.β€’ The reader wrote in to say he was unconvinced.β€’ All faults must be written in to the book by the person making the report.
Related topics: Voting
write-inˈwrite-in noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š American EnglishPPV a vote you give to someone by writing their name on your ballot paper
Examples from the Corpus
write-inβ€’ Setencich could mount a write-in or independent effort and possibly win re-election, Quinn said.
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Verb table
write
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywrite
he, she, itwrites
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywrote
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave written
he, she, ithas written
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad written
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill write
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have written
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam writing
he, she, itis writing
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you, we, theyare writing
Past
I, he, she, itwas writing
you, we, theywere writing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been writing
he, she, ithas been writing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been writing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be writing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been writing
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