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verb shore pronunciation in British English /ʃɔː(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleshoring
past tenseshored
past participleshored
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phrasal verb

shore up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyshore up
he/she/itshores up
present participleshoring up
past tenseshored up
past participleshored up
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    He called for action to shore up the ailing university.

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