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English definition of “go out”

go out

(SPORT) UK phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
to lose when you are playing in a sports competition, so that you must stop playing in the competition: England went out to France in the second round of the championship.Losing and being defeatedScoring, winning and losing in sport
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