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Definition of sandwich verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sandwich

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪtʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪtʃ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sandwich
BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪtʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪtʃ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪdʒ//
 
he / she / it sandwiches
BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪtʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪtʃɪz//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪdʒɪz//
 
past simple sandwiched
BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪtʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪtʃt//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪdʒd//
 
past participle sandwiched
BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪtʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪtʃt//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪdʒd//
 
-ing form sandwiching
BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪtʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪtʃɪŋ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsænwɪdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsænwɪdʒɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin mid 18th cent.: named after the 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718–92), an English nobleman said to have eaten food in this form so as not to leave the gaming table. Phrasal Verbssandwich A and B together (with something)sandwich somebody between somebody
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sandwich