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verb loop pronunciation in British English /luːp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyloop
he/she/itloops
present participlelooping
past tenselooped
past participlelooped
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to form a loop, or to make something into a loop

    Christmas decorations looped from the ceiling.

    loop something around/through something:

    He looped a scarf around his neck.

    1. a.
      to move or make something move in the form of a loop

      The ball looped over the goalkeeper’s head.

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