View Poll Results: What's the past tense of 'bind'?

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  • Bint

    28 7.47%
  • Bound

    301 80.27%
  • Bind

    46 12.27%
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    Default Bind


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    Default Re: Bind

    My friend Sam was once bound to a tree. Ooh, that was unpleasant. (I might have made that up. )

    ~R

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    Default Re: Bind

    I think bint is the present tense of bind. Bints are a bind (sometimes)

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    Default Re: Bind

    And bints are bound to find out if you are up to no good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    My friend Sam was once bound to a tree. Ooh, that was unpleasant. (I might have made that up. )

    ~R
    I was was once bound to a tree by myself, it was really unpleasant

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    Default Re: Bind

    Bound?

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    Default Re: Bind

    Quote Originally Posted by philadelphia View Post
    Bound?
    Yep.

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    Default Re: Bind

    "bind" is quite a standard example, not only in English, but also in Dutch and German (binden) ;)

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    Default Re: Bind

    bound is correct

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    Default Re: Bind

    bind - bound - bound

    What about to be bound to?
    Does it mean to be certain?

    He is bound to arrive this evening. - is this sentence ok? Is this expression frequently used in spoken English?

    Thank you.

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