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sell out

verb uk phrasal verb with sell   /sel/ (sold, sold) us  

(SELL ALL)

to sell all of the supply that you have of something: We sold out of the T-shirts in the first couple of hours.B2 If a supply of something sells out, there is no more of that thing to buy: The first issue of the magazine sold out within two days. [passive] When a film, concert, etc. is sold out, all of the tickets for it have been sold: We couldn't get seats - the concert was sold out.

(SELL BUSINESS)

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