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Past tense for to move up and down repeatedly
“Unable to control my smile, I beam up at him and nod my head vigorously.”
Past tense for to move downward in a single motion
“Bitzer gave a nod, just a single nod of the head, and looked down at the floor.”
Past tense for to approve, affirm or agree with a nod
“Cameron could not help but nod enthusiastically at each of her proposals.”
Past tense for to greet or acknowledge someone with a nod
“He'd nod to her as he entered, and nod again as he left.”
Past tense for to signal to someone with a nod
“He would nod to Jack, signaling that it was time for him to make his move.”
(nod off) Past tense for to fall asleep
“As she talks to me about what's next, I find myself unable to pay attention and gradually nod off.”
Past tense for to make a mistake, especially by being temporarily inattentive or tired
“I am very sorry to be so critical of my friend Peter Schuck, but even Homer can nod.”
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