shoe

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃuː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃu/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sho̅o̅)

Inflections of 'shoe' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
shoes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
shoon
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Archaic or poetic or dialect)
Inflections of 'shoe' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
shoes
v 3rd person singular
shoeing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
shod
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
shoed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Rare)
shod
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
shoed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Rare)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

shoe

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [right, left, wrong] shoe
  2. [leather, black, brown, blue, red] shoes
  3. [smart, casual, work, running, sports, orthopedic, ballet] shoes
  4. [high-heeled, flat] shoes
  5. [men's, women's, children's, boy's, girl's] shoes
  6. [new, clean, dirty, muddy] shoes
  7. [cheap, expensive, brand name, designer] shoes
  8. [big, small, loose, tight] shoes
  9. these shoes are too [big]
  10. your shoes are [undone, untied]
  11. size [9] shoes
  12. [buy, wear in, show off] new shoes
  13. take off your shoes
  14. [make, design, sell] shoes
  15. what size shoe do you take?
  16. now the shoe is on the other foot!
  17. spend a day in someone else's shoes
  18. wouldn't like to be in her shoes!
  19. put yourself in my shoes
  20. what would you do in my shoes?
  21. could never fill her [coworker's, mother's] shoes
  22. [is a, Little Miss] Goody Two-Shoes
n as adj
  1. a shoe [shop, seller, salesman, designer]
  2. shoe [polish, leather, inserts]
  3. a shoe-shine [kit, boy]
  4. use a shoe [tree, horn, brush]
  5. what is your shoe size?
v
  1. shoed the horse (before the race)
  2. needs to be shod
  3. her feet were shod in [sneakers, black shoes, slippers]
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