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

 

wine

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//waɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wine
BrE BrE//waɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪn//
 
he / she / it wines
BrE BrE//waɪnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪnz//
 
past simple wined
BrE BrE//waɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪnd//
 
past participle wined
BrE BrE//waɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪnd//
 
-ing form wining
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪnɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English wīn, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wijn, German Wein, based on Latin vinum.Idioms
wine and dine (somebody)
 
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to go to restaurants, etc. and enjoy good food and drink; to entertain somebody by buying them good food and drink The town offers many opportunities for wining and dining. The firm spent thousands wining and dining potential clients. More Like This Rhyming pairs in idioms doom and gloom, fair and square, high and dry, huff and puff, name and shame, slice and dice, thrills and spills, wear and tear, wheel and deal, wine and dineSee worksheet.
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