screw

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screw is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
screw

Plural
screws

Some screws and a coin
  1. A screw is a small metal thing for holding pieces of wood together. You turn it to move it in or out of the wood.
    I need some screws to hold the shelf to the wall.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
screw

Third-person singular
screws

Past tense
screwed

Past participle
screwed

Present participle
screwing

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