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verb shore pronunciation in American English /ʃɔr/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyshore
he/she/itshores
present participleshoring
past tenseshored
past participleshored
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phrasal verb

shore up

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyshore up
he/she/itshores up
present participleshoring up
past tenseshored up
past participleshored up
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    to support something such as a wall to prevent it from falling
    What might happen if something isn’t done to shore up those cliffs?

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an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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