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English definition of “wear (sth) out”

wear (sth) out

verb uk phrasal verb with wear   /weər/ us    /wer/ (wore, worn)
B1 to use something so much that it is damaged and cannot be used any more, or to become damaged in this way: Moving parts in engines wear out much more quickly than stationary parts.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
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