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verb flake pronunciation in British English /fleɪk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyflake
he/she/itflakes
present participleflaking
past tenseflaked
past participleflaked
  1. 1

    flake

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    flake off

    [intransitive] to come off a surface in small flat pieces
    Her skin was itchy and beginning to flake.
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