frogmarch

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frog·march

 (frôg′märch′, frŏg′-)
v. frog·marched, frog·march·ing, frog·march·es
To force (someone) to walk forward by pinning the arms and pushing from behind.

[From earlier frog's march, a police method of carrying a drunken or unruly person, who is suspended face downwards above the ground by four police officers each holding one limb and carried in a splayed position resembling a frog.]

frogmarch

(ˈfrɒɡˌmɑːtʃ)
n
1. a method of carrying a resisting person in which each limb is held by one person and the victim is carried horizontally and face downwards
2. any method of making a resisting person move forward against his will
vb
(tr) to carry in a frogmarch or cause to move forward unwillingly

frog•march

(ˈfrɒgˌmɑrtʃ, ˈfrɔg-)

v.t.
to force (a person) to march with the arms pinioned behind the back.

frogmarch


Past participle: frogmarched
Gerund: frogmarching

Imperative
frogmarch
frogmarch
Present
I frogmarch
you frogmarch
he/she/it frogmarches
we frogmarch
you frogmarch
they frogmarch
Preterite
I frogmarched
you frogmarched
he/she/it frogmarched
we frogmarched
you frogmarched
they frogmarched
Present Continuous
I am frogmarching
you are frogmarching
he/she/it is frogmarching
we are frogmarching
you are frogmarching
they are frogmarching
Present Perfect
I have frogmarched
you have frogmarched
he/she/it has frogmarched
we have frogmarched
you have frogmarched
they have frogmarched
Past Continuous
I was frogmarching
you were frogmarching
he/she/it was frogmarching
we were frogmarching
you were frogmarching
they were frogmarching
Past Perfect
I had frogmarched
you had frogmarched
he/she/it had frogmarched
we had frogmarched
you had frogmarched
they had frogmarched
Future
I will frogmarch
you will frogmarch
he/she/it will frogmarch
we will frogmarch
you will frogmarch
they will frogmarch
Future Perfect
I will have frogmarched
you will have frogmarched
he/she/it will have frogmarched
we will have frogmarched
you will have frogmarched
they will have frogmarched
Future Continuous
I will be frogmarching
you will be frogmarching
he/she/it will be frogmarching
we will be frogmarching
you will be frogmarching
they will be frogmarching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frogmarching
you have been frogmarching
he/she/it has been frogmarching
we have been frogmarching
you have been frogmarching
they have been frogmarching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frogmarching
you will have been frogmarching
he/she/it will have been frogmarching
we will have been frogmarching
you will have been frogmarching
they will have been frogmarching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frogmarching
you had been frogmarching
he/she/it had been frogmarching
we had been frogmarching
you had been frogmarching
they had been frogmarching
Conditional
I would frogmarch
you would frogmarch
he/she/it would frogmarch
we would frogmarch
you would frogmarch
they would frogmarch
Past Conditional
I would have frogmarched
you would have frogmarched
he/she/it would have frogmarched
we would have frogmarched
you would have frogmarched
they would have frogmarched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.frogmarch - march a person against his will by any method
march - force to march; "The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
2.frogmarch - carry someone against his will upside down such that each limb is held by one person
bear - move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
Translations

frogmarch

[ˈfrɒgˌmɑːtʃ] vt (Brit) to frogmarch sb in/outportar qn dentro/fuori con la forza