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  • adj. Attributive form of past participle, noun.


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  • William York thinks his team can "bet" (Western for past-participle of "beat") any two teams on the haul, and Tibble's are "clean grit all through."

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • I have never looked up this passage in the popular and successful French version of _Pickwick_; but I confess I am curious as to what French past-participle conveys the precise effect of the word

    What I Saw in America

  • Cassell's Dictionary of Slang, speculated that ker, ka and the others may derive from the German past-participle prefix ge, as in gegangen, went.

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  • We must not, of course, forget the hapless (though doubtless well-remunerated) soccer pundit who wouldn't know a past-participle if it kicked him in the shin -- "Look how the defender has came across, or Fernando would have went straight through". - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • If it's a preposition, then you'd use it with a form of the verb to be, but if it's a past-participle form of the verb to go, then you'd generally use it with a form of to have.

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  • _Erdbeere_, making us almost forget that in this instance 'straw' has nothing to do with the practice alluded to, but is an obsolete past-participle of 'to strew,' in allusion to the habit of the plant. "

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare


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