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PostSubject: Verbs with "out"   Mon 20 Mar - 11:22

Hello again,

It's nice to be back after some 48 hours rest. Smile

Well, we'll start our week working on verbs with OUT .

1. if you 'ask someone out', you invite them out on a date (with the hope of romance between you.)

I want to ask her out but I am too shy.
He asked me out on Friday but I told him I had to wash my hair.

2. If you 'cut something out', you no longer do it/ eat it etc.

My doctor told me to cut out dairy products.
I cut out going to the gym because I did not have the time and now
I am fat.

3. If you 'eat out', you go to a restaurant.

He never cooks and always eats out or has a takeaway.
For my birthday, I would like to eat out somewhere nice.

4. If you 'jump out', you come out quickly and suddenly.

I was walking quietly down the street when this young man jumped
out in front of me.
Stop the car at the corner and I will jump out.

5. If you 'keep someone out', you prevent them from entering.

There is extra security today to keep the protestors out.
Please keep out of my office. I need some peace and quiet.

6. If you 'leave something out', you do not mention it.

Did you leave anything out or is that the whole story?
It is just a summary. I left out a lot of the details.

7. If something 'slips out', it escapes quickly and quietly.

I have slipped out of the meeting for a few minutes but I must get
back.
I did not intend to tell him. It just slipped out.

8. If you 'squeeze something out ' , you get it out using force or
pressure.

I can never squeeze out that last bit of toothpaste from the tube.
I managed to squeeze out of her that the job was offered to Alain.

9. If you 'stay out', you do not come home.

I stayed out all night and I feel terrible.
We stayed out celebrating until the early hours.

10. If you 'walk out' , you leave as a sign of protest.

When we heard their derisory offer, we walked out of the meeting.
This presentation is dreadful. I have a good mind to walk out.

Have a nice day sunny

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