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verb pop pronunciation in British English /pɒp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypop
he/she/itpops
present participlepopping
past tensepopped
past participlepopped
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  1. 2
    [intransitive] informal to go somewhere quickly or for a short time
    pop in/into/round/over/out/down: I’m just popping round to Mary’s to borrow some milk.
    He kept popping in and out, asking all kinds of questions.
    1. a.
      [transitive] to move something quickly to a particular position
      pop something in/into/on/round/over something: She picked a berry and popped it into her mouth.
  2. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] if you pop corn, or if it pops, you heat dried grains of corn until they burst
  3. 6
    [intransitive] informal if your eyes pop, they open very wide in surprise or excitement
  4. 7
    [intransitive/transitive] informal to shoot a gun
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