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Present participle for to fill a container or space with a substance
“In the side mirror, I watch Lexi pump petrol into her tank.”
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Present participle for to inflate or fill with air or gas
“He asked Mr. Hayes if he could use the tire pump to pump the tires.”
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Present participle for to draw out or empty a space or container
“Now, if I set up a pump and pump water out of the river to irrigate my farm, would anybody object to that?”
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Present participle for to move in spurts as though driven by a pump
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“Then the thick fog of gas began to pump into the air, shots started ringing out, and the nightmare began to unfold quickly.”
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Present participle for to jerk, shake or vibrate, especially up and down
“He tried to talk, and his arms began to pump up and down in exasperation.”
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Present participle for to question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
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“The investigators will pump him and try to get as much information out of him as possible.”
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Present participle for to increase in value or price
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Present participle for to throb or pulsate, sometimes audibly
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Present participle for to fire a bullet from a gun
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Present participle for to place or put between or among others
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Present participle for exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
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Present participle for to drive or push into a specified position or state using physical strength or against resistance
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Present participle for to produce or cause to produce loud continuous music or other noise
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Present participle for to discharge a projectile
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Present participle for to move (quickly) without obstruction
Noun
Pulsation or throbbing, typically of the heart
Noun
The formal questioning, such as of a defendant or witness in court
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