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pump sth out

phrasal verb with pump uk   us   /pʌmp/ verb

(REMOVE)

to remove water or other liquid from something using a pump: We took turns pumping out the boat.

(PRODUCE)

informal disapproving to produce words or loud music in a way that is repeated, forceful, and continuous: The government keeps pumping out the same old propaganda. The car radio was pumping out music with a heavy beat.
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