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verb
  1. 1
    used for forming the progressive tenses of verbs, that are used for showing actions that are in progress at a particular point in time

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  2. 2
    used for forming the passive form of verbs

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  3. 4
    used for saying how someone behaves, or for telling them how to behave

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  4. 5
    formal to exist

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pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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