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pour

verb  us   /pɔr, poʊr/

pour verb (CAUSE TO FLOW)

[T] to make a substance flow, esp. out of a container and usually into another container: [T] Pour the sugar into the bowl. [T] Would you like me to pour you some coffee?

pour verb (FLOW QUICKLY)

[always + adv/prep] to flow quickly and in large amounts, or to cause (something) to flow in large amounts: [I] Water poured into the basement. [I] When the movie ended, the crowd poured into the street. [always + adv/prep] If you say about the weather that it is pouring, you mean that it is raining heavily: [I] You’d better take an umbrella – it’s pouring out there.
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