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progressive Idioms & Phrases


future progressive

  • noun a progressive tense used to express action that will be on-going in the future
    future progressive.
    • `I will be running' is an example of the future progressive
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future progressive tense

  • noun a progressive tense used to express action that will be on-going in the future
    future progressive.
    • `I will be running' is an example of the future progressive
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past progressive

  • noun a progressive tense used to describe on-going action in the past
    past progressive.
    • `I had been running' is an example of the past progressive
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past progressive tense

  • noun a progressive tense used to describe on-going action in the past
    past progressive.
    • `I had been running' is an example of the past progressive
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present progressive

  • noun a tense used to express action that is on-going at the time of utterance
    present progressive.
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present progressive tense

  • noun a tense used to express action that is on-going at the time of utterance
    present progressive.
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progressive aspect

  • noun the aspect of a verb that expresses its on-going action
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progressive emphysematous necrosis

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; gas phlegmon; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.
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Progressive euchrewhist

  • a way of playing at card parties, by which after every game, the losers at the first table go to the last table, and the winners at all the tables, except the first, move up to the next table.
Webster 1913

Progressive muscular atrophy

  • (Med.), a nervous disorder characterized by continuous atrophy of the muscles.
Webster 1913

progressive party

  • noun a former political party in the United States; founded by Theodore Roosevelt during the presidential campaign of 1912; its emblem was a picture of a bull moose
    Bull Moose Party.
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progressive rock

  • noun a style of rock music that emerged in the 1970s; associated with attempts to combine rock with jazz and other forms; intended for listening and not dancing
    art rock.
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progressive tax

  • noun any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
    graduated tax.
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progressive tense

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    imperfect; imperfect tense; progressive; continuous tense.
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progressive vaccinia

  • noun a severe or even fatal form of vaccinia that occurs mainly in persons with an immunological deficiency; characterized by progressive enlargement of the initial lesion
    vaccinia gangrenosa.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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