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verb soldier pronunciation in British English /ˈsəʊldʒə(r)/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysoldier
he/she/itsoldiers
present participlesoldiering
past tensesoldiered
past participlesoldiered

phrasal verb

soldier on

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present tense
I/you/we/theysoldier on
he/she/itsoldiers on
present participlesoldiering on
past tensesoldiered on
past participlesoldiered on

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