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wear someone out

phrasal verb with wear  us   /weər/ verb (past tense wore  /wɔr, woʊr/ , past participle worn  /wɔrn, woʊrn/ )

(MAKE TIRED)

to make someone very tired by demanding a lot of that person's work or attention: He wears me out with his constant complaining.
Translations of “wear someone out”
in Korean -를 피곤하게 만들다…
in Arabic يُتْعِب شَخْصًا ما…
in Portuguese esgotar alguém, cansar alguém…
in Catalan esgotar algú…
in Japanese (人)を疲れさせる…
in Italian sfinire qualcuno…
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