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verb     chum pronunciation in British English
/tʃʌm/
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present tense
I/you/we/theychum
he/she/itchums
present participlechumming
past tensechummed
past participlechummed
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phrasal verb

chum up

[intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theychum up
he/she/itchums up
present participlechumming up
past tensechummed up
past participlechummed up
British informal old-fashioned
to become friends, or to spend time with someone in a friendly way
chum up with:

She’s chummed up with a girl her parents don’t approve of.

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