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verb British English pronunciation: egg // 
Word Forms
present tense
present participleegging
past tenseegged
past participleegged

phrasal verb

egg on

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyegg on
he/she/iteggs on
present participleegging on
past tenseegged on
past participleegged on
to encourage someone to do something that they should not do

He'd never have stolen it if she hadn't egged him on.

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