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verb clam pronunciation in American English /klæm/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyclam
he/she/itclams
present participleclamming
past tenseclammed
past participleclammed

phrasal verb

clam up

[intransitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyclam up
he/she/itclams up
present participleclamming up
past tenseclammed up
past participleclammed up

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