sleeve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsliːv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sliv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slēv)


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

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [book, CD, DVD, record] sleeve
  2. printed [on, inside] the [book] sleeve
  3. a shirt with [long, short] sleeves
  4. weather for [short, long] sleeves
  5. rolled up his [shirt] sleeves
  6. figurative: time to roll up your sleeves and get to work
  7. got a [coffee, wine, pen] stain on her sleeve
  8. clung onto her [gown, robe, coat] sleeve
  9. [tore, ripped] her sleeve
  10. was hiding a card up his sleeve
  11. figurative: (still) has [a trick, an ace] up her sleeve
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