plot

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Inflections of 'plot' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
plots
v 3rd person singular
plotting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
plotted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
plotted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

plot

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [futuristic, rural, 19th-century, war] plot
  2. a [movie, story] plot
  3. the plot of the [movie]
  4. a [convoluted, complicated, simple, straightforward] plot
  5. [a confusing, an interesting, a boring] plot
  6. found the plot was [confusing]
  7. the plot thickens!
  8. [another, several, many] twists in the plot
  9. the plot and characters
  10. the climax of the plot
  11. historical: the Gunpowder Plot
  12. a plot to [oust, overthrow, assassinate, kill]
  13. a [garden, yard, vegetable, burial] plot
  14. a [large, small, substantial, vacant] plot of land
  15. build [houses, apartments, offices] on the plot
  16. [grow, plant] vegetables on the plot
  17. [foiled, discovered] their plot
n as adj
  1. a plot twist
  2. [several, confusing, unconnected] plot points
v
  1. plot the [points, values, data, information]
  2. plot [the progress, its development, your profits, their losses]
  3. plot them on a [graph, chart]
  4. plot it on the [horizontal, vertical] axis
  5. [value, variable] to plot on the [horizontal] axis
  6. plotting [revenge, his escape, the murder]
  7. [accused, cleared, convicted, suspected] of plotting to
  8. of plotting to [overthrow, kill, murder, steal]
  9. plot against the [government, police, organization]
  10. are plotting something
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