- Inflections of 'dangle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
- v 3rd person singular
- v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
- v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
- 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-Dutch Dictionary © 2020:
|dangle⇒ viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."|| (hang loosely)||bungelen, slingeren onoverg.ww|
| ||There was an electrical cord dangling from the wall.|
|dangle [sth] in front of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."|| informal, figurative (offer as incentive)||aanbieden overg.ww|
| || (figuurlijk)||lekker maken bw+overg.ww|
| || ||voorspiegelen overg.ww|
| ||Dangle a raise in front of him and see what happens.|
|dangle [sth]⇒ vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."|| (allow to hang loosely)||laten bungelen hulpww+onoverg.ww|
| ||The kids dangled their feet over the dock.|
|dangle [sth] before [sb] vtr + prep|| informal, figurative (offer as incentive) (met iets)||paaien met ww+vz|
| ||The boss dangled extra overtime pay before the employees for working on the holiday.|
|dangle⇒ viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."|| dated, slang (be hanged)||ophangen overg.ww|