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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypine away
he/she/itpines away
present participlepining away
past tensepined away
past participlepined away

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  1. same as pine2

    The dog pined away when its owner died.

    pine away for:

    I spent seven long days pining away for home.

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