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clem

(klɛm) or

clam

vb, clems, clemming, clemmed, clams, clamming or clammed
(when tr, usually passive) dialect English to be hungry or cause to be hungry
[C16: of Germanic origin; related to Dutch, German klemmen to pinch, cramp; compare Old English beclemman to shut in]
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clem


Past participle: clemmed
Gerund: clemming

Imperative
clem
clem
Present
I clem
you clem
he/she/it clems
we clem
you clem
they clem
Preterite
I clemmed
you clemmed
he/she/it clemmed
we clemmed
you clemmed
they clemmed
Present Continuous
I am clemming
you are clemming
he/she/it is clemming
we are clemming
you are clemming
they are clemming
Present Perfect
I have clemmed
you have clemmed
he/she/it has clemmed
we have clemmed
you have clemmed
they have clemmed
Past Continuous
I was clemming
you were clemming
he/she/it was clemming
we were clemming
you were clemming
they were clemming
Past Perfect
I had clemmed
you had clemmed
he/she/it had clemmed
we had clemmed
you had clemmed
they had clemmed
Future
I will clem
you will clem
he/she/it will clem
we will clem
you will clem
they will clem
Future Perfect
I will have clemmed
you will have clemmed
he/she/it will have clemmed
we will have clemmed
you will have clemmed
they will have clemmed
Future Continuous
I will be clemming
you will be clemming
he/she/it will be clemming
we will be clemming
you will be clemming
they will be clemming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clemming
you have been clemming
he/she/it has been clemming
we have been clemming
you have been clemming
they have been clemming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clemming
you will have been clemming
he/she/it will have been clemming
we will have been clemming
you will have been clemming
they will have been clemming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clemming
you had been clemming
he/she/it had been clemming
we had been clemming
you had been clemming
they had been clemming
Conditional
I would clem
you would clem
he/she/it would clem
we would clem
you would clem
they would clem
Past Conditional
I would have clemmed
you would have clemmed
he/she/it would have clemmed
we would have clemmed
you would have clemmed
they would have clemmed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in classic literature ?
There was a song Joe used to hum fragments of at the forge, of which the burden was Old Clem. This was not a very ceremonious way of rendering homage to a patron saint; but, I believe Old Clem stood in that relation towards smiths.
Clem's Middlesbrough FC and wider football knowledge, wrapped up in his likeable Teesside charm, led to him becoming a regular voice over the BBC airwaves.
On a lighter side, Clem jested it was a good idea to redo the record, because he couldn't stand his Morrissey-esque vocal affectations in the original.
Karli, a green Muppet with fluffy pigtails, is introduced in an online-only clip called "On Your Team," in which Dalia and Clem chat with their old friend, Elmo's father, about becoming foster parents: "Changes like this can be really rough for kids and for adults, too," Clem acknowledges.
Prior to the show, Clem Burke had explained that his motivation to tour with Bootleg Blondie was driven by his desire to revisit the early Blondie catalogue and play songs that haven't been played since the CBGB club days, and he certainly lived up to his promise.
In his written response to the defendants' motions, Clem acknowledged that the complaint presently contains insufficient factual allegations to state a claim against Fox, Coffey or the commonwealth, and he requested that the claims against these defendants be dismissed without prejudice.
"It has been my sincere pleasure to work with Jack Clem over the last several years," says Dan F.
The CLEM project is being implemented by the DOST with the support of DepEd and provincial government which aimed to support K to 12's curriculum through being a modern avenue that will create learning practices, human support, and physical environment to facilitate the development of the 21st-century skills of both teachers and learners.
"Not too much," Clem told her, "I got one more than the price of each in pence, PS3.80 the lot."
Entitled simply "Clem", it is a colourful and anecdote-crammed account of one of the most charismatic men in the history of the game.
As a youngster, once my father had finished with the Observer, Sunday for me meant reading Katharine Whitehorn in the front of the paper -- the columnist I wanted to grow up to be -- and scanning Clem's rugby reports in the back.
It's a possibility for Clem Fandango as well, and they both go with a bit of cut in the ground."