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exhaust

verb [T] (USE)
 
 
/ɪɡˈzɔːst/ US  /-ˈzɑːst/
to use something completely
用完;花光;耗尽
How long will it be before the world's fuel supplies are exhausted?
再过多长时间地球上的燃料就耗尽了?
I'm afraid he's exhausted my patience.
恐怕我对他已经失去耐心了。
We seem to have exhausted this topic of conversation (= we have nothing new to say about it).
这个话题我们好像已经没有什么好谈的了。
Using and misusing
(Definition of exhaust verb (USE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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