sodger

sodger

(ˈsodʒər)
n, vb
(Military) a dialect variant of soldier
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sodger


Past participle: sodgered
Gerund: sodgering

Imperative
sodger
sodger
Present
I sodger
you sodger
he/she/it sodgers
we sodger
you sodger
they sodger
Preterite
I sodgered
you sodgered
he/she/it sodgered
we sodgered
you sodgered
they sodgered
Present Continuous
I am sodgering
you are sodgering
he/she/it is sodgering
we are sodgering
you are sodgering
they are sodgering
Present Perfect
I have sodgered
you have sodgered
he/she/it has sodgered
we have sodgered
you have sodgered
they have sodgered
Past Continuous
I was sodgering
you were sodgering
he/she/it was sodgering
we were sodgering
you were sodgering
they were sodgering
Past Perfect
I had sodgered
you had sodgered
he/she/it had sodgered
we had sodgered
you had sodgered
they had sodgered
Future
I will sodger
you will sodger
he/she/it will sodger
we will sodger
you will sodger
they will sodger
Future Perfect
I will have sodgered
you will have sodgered
he/she/it will have sodgered
we will have sodgered
you will have sodgered
they will have sodgered
Future Continuous
I will be sodgering
you will be sodgering
he/she/it will be sodgering
we will be sodgering
you will be sodgering
they will be sodgering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sodgering
you have been sodgering
he/she/it has been sodgering
we have been sodgering
you have been sodgering
they have been sodgering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sodgering
you will have been sodgering
he/she/it will have been sodgering
we will have been sodgering
you will have been sodgering
they will have been sodgering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sodgering
you had been sodgering
he/she/it had been sodgering
we had been sodgering
you had been sodgering
they had been sodgering
Conditional
I would sodger
you would sodger
he/she/it would sodger
we would sodger
you would sodger
they would sodger
Past Conditional
I would have sodgered
you would have sodgered
he/she/it would have sodgered
we would have sodgered
you would have sodgered
they would have sodgered
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in classic literature ?
'em all for shapes: you see he holds his head like a sodger, and he isn't so cushiony as most o' the oldish gentlefolks--they run fat in general; and he's got a fine leg.
We are the D-Day Dodgers in Sunny Italy, still sung wi feelin the day tae the war-time tune o Lili Marleen, the lyrics attributit tae a sodger Harry Pynn fa serv't wi the 8th Army in Italy, an adaptit bi folklorist an socialist Hamish Henderson, efter rumours at the Viscountess, the first lady member in the Hooses o Parliament, miscaa'd the sodgers servin in Italy on haein the coushie eyn o the stick anent the French offensive - naething cwid o been farrer fae the truth.
Says Jone to his woife on a whot summer's day, hot "Aw'm resolvt i' Grinfilt no lunger to stay; Greenfield For aw'll goo to Owdham, as fast os I can, So fare thee weel Grinfilt, an' fare thee weel Nan, For a sodger aw'll be, an brave Owdham aw'll see, soldier An aw'll ha'e a battle wi'th' French." Who composed the poem inspired a debate among later commentators.
She takes part in Burns Suppers, sings at Highland Games and has named her five pet Dobermans Chieftain, Ceilidh, Ruadh, Ailsa Craig and Sodger.
theme of the words, Git right, sodger! Scraps of other words and
Examples run from Tom Scott's "At the Shrine o the Unkent Sodger" to Stephen Mulrine's "Nostalgie":
On his days off he proudly wears a white sailor cap and whiles the hours coming up with countless "true stories" about the years when he was an "Austrian sodger." At the same time, he hopeps to become a great opera singer one day.
Robert Burns, for example, as in his poem "Love of a Sodger Boy," exhibits the mountain-music rhythms that Stone inherited, a Scottish folk-song and dance tradition.
So Goliath is "an enormous sodger" and the baby Jesus is "a wee wean lyin snug in the feedin trough" by his "mither".
The next to pop his dirty dial (5) in the house Is an animal--they call him Davie Rodgers He gives his nose a blow but his eye is on the door And he whispers 'how is hubby in the sodgers?' (6)