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prang

 (prăng)
tr.v. pranged, prang·ing, prangs Chiefly British
1. To crash (an airplane, for example).
2. To damage by colliding with (a car, for example).
3. To bomb from the air.

[Imitative.]

prang

(præŋ)
n
1. an accident or crash in an aircraft, car, etc
2. (Military) an aircraft bombing raid
3. an achievement
vb
4. to crash or damage (an aircraft, car, etc)
5. (Military) to damage (a town, etc) by bombing
[C20: possibly imitative of an explosion; perhaps related to Malay perang war, fighting]

prang


Past participle: pranged
Gerund: pranging

Imperative
prang
prang
Present
I prang
you prang
he/she/it prangs
we prang
you prang
they prang
Preterite
I pranged
you pranged
he/she/it pranged
we pranged
you pranged
they pranged
Present Continuous
I am pranging
you are pranging
he/she/it is pranging
we are pranging
you are pranging
they are pranging
Present Perfect
I have pranged
you have pranged
he/she/it has pranged
we have pranged
you have pranged
they have pranged
Past Continuous
I was pranging
you were pranging
he/she/it was pranging
we were pranging
you were pranging
they were pranging
Past Perfect
I had pranged
you had pranged
he/she/it had pranged
we had pranged
you had pranged
they had pranged
Future
I will prang
you will prang
he/she/it will prang
we will prang
you will prang
they will prang
Future Perfect
I will have pranged
you will have pranged
he/she/it will have pranged
we will have pranged
you will have pranged
they will have pranged
Future Continuous
I will be pranging
you will be pranging
he/she/it will be pranging
we will be pranging
you will be pranging
they will be pranging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pranging
you have been pranging
he/she/it has been pranging
we have been pranging
you have been pranging
they have been pranging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pranging
you will have been pranging
he/she/it will have been pranging
we will have been pranging
you will have been pranging
they will have been pranging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pranging
you had been pranging
he/she/it had been pranging
we had been pranging
you had been pranging
they had been pranging
Conditional
I would prang
you would prang
he/she/it would prang
we would prang
you would prang
they would prang
Past Conditional
I would have pranged
you would have pranged
he/she/it would have pranged
we would have pranged
you would have pranged
they would have pranged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prang - a crash involving a car or planeprang - a crash involving a car or plane  
crash, wreck - a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Verb1.prang - crash
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
crash - cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"; "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"
Translations

prang

(o.f.) [præŋ] VT (Brit) (= crash) [+ car] → tener un accidente con; [+ plane] → estrellar

prang

(esp Brit inf)
n (= crash)Bums m (inf); (of plane)Bruchlandung f
interjkrach
vt
(= crash) carramponieren (inf), → lädieren; planeeine Bruchlandung machen
(= bomb)zerbomben, zusammenbomben (inf)
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