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  ( smokes    3rd person present)   ( smoking    present participle)   ( smoked    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-uncount   Smoke consists of gas and small bits of solid material that are sent into the air when something burns.  
A cloud of black smoke blew over the city..., The air was thick with cigarette smoke.     
2       verb   If something is smoking, smoke is coming from it.  
The chimney was smoking fiercely.      V  
...a pile of smoking rubble.      V-ing  
3       verb   When someone smokes a cigarette, cigar, or pipe, they suck the smoke from it into their mouth and blow it out again. If you smoke, you regularly smoke cigarettes, cigars, or a pipe.  
He was sitting alone, smoking a big cigar...      V n  
Do you smoke?      V  
      Smoke is also a noun., n-sing   a N  
Someone came out for a smoke.     
   smoker            ( smokers    plural)    n-count  
He was not a heavy smoker.     
4       verb   If fish or meat is smoked, it is hung over burning wood so that the smoke preserves it and gives it a special flavour.  
usu passive  
...the grid where the fish were being smoked.      be V-ed  
...smoked bacon.      V-ed  
6    If someone says there's no smoke without fire or where there's smoke there's fire, they mean that there are rumours or signs that something is true so it must be at least partly true.  
there's no smoke without fire/where there's smoke there's fire      phrase  
7    If something goes up in smoke, it is destroyed by fire.  
go up in smoke      phrase   V inflects  
More than 900 years of British history went up in smoke in the Great Fire of Windsor.     
8    If something that is very important to you goes up in smoke, it fails or ends without anything being achieved.  
go up in smoke      phrase   V inflects  
Their dreams went up in smoke after the collapse of their travel agency.      smoke out      phrasal verb   If you smoke out someone who is hiding, you discover them and make them publicly known.  
The committee have tried dozens of different ways to smoke him out.      V n P to smoke out tax evaders.      V P n (not pron)  

chain-smoker        ( chain-smokers    plural  ) , chain smoker   A chain-smoker is a person who chain-smokes.      n-count  
non-smoker        ( non-smokers    plural  ) , nonsmoker   A non-smoker is someone who does not smoke.      n-count  
  (Antonym: smoker)   
Nobody will be allowed to smoke in an office if there are non-smokers present.     
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Consulte también:

chain smoker, smoke, smoked, smokey

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