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bodge

(bɒdʒ)
vb
1. informal to make a mess of; botch
2. informal Austral to make or adjust in a false or clumsy way: I bodged the figures.
[C16: changed from botch]
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Bodge

 a measure of oats [about half a peck].
Examples: bodge of beans, 1520; of oats.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

bodge


Past participle: bodged
Gerund: bodging

Imperative
bodge
bodge
Present
I bodge
you bodge
he/she/it bodges
we bodge
you bodge
they bodge
Preterite
I bodged
you bodged
he/she/it bodged
we bodged
you bodged
they bodged
Present Continuous
I am bodging
you are bodging
he/she/it is bodging
we are bodging
you are bodging
they are bodging
Present Perfect
I have bodged
you have bodged
he/she/it has bodged
we have bodged
you have bodged
they have bodged
Past Continuous
I was bodging
you were bodging
he/she/it was bodging
we were bodging
you were bodging
they were bodging
Past Perfect
I had bodged
you had bodged
he/she/it had bodged
we had bodged
you had bodged
they had bodged
Future
I will bodge
you will bodge
he/she/it will bodge
we will bodge
you will bodge
they will bodge
Future Perfect
I will have bodged
you will have bodged
he/she/it will have bodged
we will have bodged
you will have bodged
they will have bodged
Future Continuous
I will be bodging
you will be bodging
he/she/it will be bodging
we will be bodging
you will be bodging
they will be bodging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bodging
you have been bodging
he/she/it has been bodging
we have been bodging
you have been bodging
they have been bodging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bodging
you will have been bodging
he/she/it will have been bodging
we will have been bodging
you will have been bodging
they will have been bodging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bodging
you had been bodging
he/she/it had been bodging
we had been bodging
you had been bodging
they had been bodging
Conditional
I would bodge
you would bodge
he/she/it would bodge
we would bodge
you would bodge
they would bodge
Past Conditional
I would have bodged
you would have bodged
he/she/it would have bodged
we would have bodged
you would have bodged
they would have bodged
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bodge - make a mess of, destroy or ruinbodge - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
go wrong, miscarry, fail - be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

bodge

[bɒdʒ] (Brit)
1. vtraffazzonare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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"Existing rail is reaching its limitations - both in speed and capacity - and in my view building new is better and cheaper than bodging up 150-year-old infrastructure.
The electrical engineer claimed lives had been put at risk because of faults with the tannoy system and workers bodging repairs to cables because they did not have the right equipment.
The recent freezing weather has proved that patching and bodging is only a short term solution and is not cost effective.
Lighting is by old headlamp, car battery and solar panel, it contains many engineering (bodging) tools including his lifetime collection of nuts, bolts and washers and he explains that he is a grumpy old so and so, model builder, car fixer, flight-sim enthusiast and musician of sorts.
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"People can try their hand at bodging and enjoy drinks around the fire."