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Present participle for to move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
“A can would fall from a post into the creek and would bob in the water until it disappeared behind an old shed and high grass.”
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Present participle for to move in a single vertical motion, especially downward
“Mr. Woodson must have been bored by the service because I noticed his head bob a few times.”
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Present participle for to shorten by cutting
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“The modern woman of this time wears trousers and short hair, so Marjorie wonders whether Bernice should bob her hair.”
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Present participle for to strike with a quick, light blow
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“Kushina used the ruler to gently bob him in the head.”
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Present participle for to make a brief curtsy
“I stand and bob in a curtsy. The Queen seems satisfied. Perhaps she is relenting a little, but my head is too full of Hertford to think of what it might mean.”
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Present participle for to move about or around quickly and randomly
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Present participle for to rebound off something wildly and seemingly randomly
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(literally or figuratively) Present participle for to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Present participle for catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line
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Present participle for to beat or throb in a rhythmic manner
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