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verb dash pronunciation in British English /dæʃ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydash
he/she/itdashes
present participledashing
past tensedashed
past participledashed
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to run or go somewhere very quickly because you are in a hurry
    dash into/out of/across etc: I dashed out into the street, still in my pyjamas.
    Maria came dashing down the stairs.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to throw or hit something very violently onto a surface, usually so that it breaks
    dash something against/onto/to etc: He picked up a glass and dashed it against the wall.
    In a fit of rage James had dashed the priceless vase to the ground.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] if water dashes against something, it hits it violently
      dash against: Huge waves dashed against the side of the boat.

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