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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theystoop down
he/she/itstoops down
present participlestooping down
past tensestooped down
past participlestooped down

Related dictionary definitions

  1. same as stoop2 (sense 1)

    I stooped down to put my face level with his.

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