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verb [transitive] coach pronunciation in British English /kəʊtʃ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycoach
he/she/itcoaches
present participlecoaching
past tensecoached
past participlecoached
  1. 1
    to train a sports player or team

    Mr Jones coaches the football team.

    I'd like to coach athletics.

  2. 2
    to teach someone a special skill, especially one connected with performing in public

    a stage school where they coach children in singing and dancing

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    1. a.
      to teach someone a school subject, especially in order to help them prepare for an examination

      My father coached me in maths.

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  3. 3
    to tell someone what to say or do in a particular situation

    Danielson had been coached by her lawyers, and said very little.

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 coach pronunciation in British English  noun [uncountable]

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