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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “out”


adverb, preposition (LIGHT/FIRE)
If a light or fire is out, it is no longer shining or burning
When we got home , all the lights were out.
Is that fire completely out?
Darkness and becoming dark
(Definition of out adverbpreposition (LIGHT/FIRE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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