out adverb, preposition (AWAY FROM INSIDE)
Get out! 出去！
Out you go! (= Go out!) 滾出去！
- Don't go out with wet hair - you might catch a chill.
- He'd been chucked out of a club for fighting.
- You can come out now, the coast is clear.
- She smacked her books down on the table and stormed out of the room.
- I'm just going out for a bit. See you later.
out adverb, preposition (OUTSIDE)
Danger! Keep out! (= Do not enter!) 危險！不要進來！
- The weather had conspired to ruin their day out.
- They had to sleep out after they forgot their tent.
- If you hang your clothes out in the bright sun, they will fade.
- Without a sleeping bag, you would freeze to death out there on the mountainside.
- The most common parental admonition must surely be "Don't stay out late!"
out adverb, preposition (ABSENT)
Someone called while you were out. 你出去的時候有人打電話找你。
The thieves were spotted by a postman out on his rounds (= as he was delivering the post). 一個正在投遞郵件的郵差發現了小偷。
Both copies of "Wuthering Heights" were out. 兩本《咆哮山莊》都被借走了。
- I was out when the postman came.
- I'll be out all afternoon.
- I tried to ring him, but he always seems to be out.
- They broke in while he was out playing football.
- Don't come round later - I'll probably be out.
out adverb, preposition (DISAPPEAR)
The stain won't come out. 這個汙漬去不掉。
Cross out any words that are not on the list. 將表上沒有的詞全部劃掉。
- My patience is beginning to run out.
- If you think it's wrong, cross it out and write it again.
- Did you put the lights out downstairs?
- I've chucked out all my old clothes.
- Since my heart attack, I've cut fatty foods out altogether.
out adverb, preposition (DEFEATED)
- Hick was out for 56 just before lunch.
- The last batsman was out with the team still 34 runs short of victory.
- Australia were all out for 278 in their second innings.
- Vaughan was given out lbw for 42.
- Stewart made 46 before he was out.
out adverb, preposition (GIVE)
› to many people給（許多人），分發
- Some software can be configured to prevent children from giving out their phone numbers on the internet.
- By giving out printed sheets of facts and theories, the teachers spoon-fed us with what we needed for the exam.
- The clinic gives out free condoms.
- We sent out the wedding invitations about three weeks ago.
- He gave out a questionnaire at the end of the meeting.
out adverb, preposition (MOVE AWAY)
- The stone she threw caused ripples to spread out across the lake.
- The wake spread out in a v-shape behind the ship.
- From our lofty vantage point, we could see the city spread out below us.
- The repayments on the loan can be spread out over three years.
- The dough spreads out as you roll it.
out adverb, preposition (AVAILABLE)
- Her latest novel is out at the end of the month.
- How did you manage to get a copy of that book? It's not out yet!
- I can't wait for his latest movie to come out.
- Her new album is out just in time for Christmas.
- Hundreds of new magazines come out every year.
out adverb, preposition (APPEAR)
- The clouds finally parted and the sun came out.
- The morning mist had lifted and the sun was starting to come out.
- The rash had come out all over her forearm.
- Let's go while the sun's out.
- The sun came out and thawed the ice.
out adverb, preposition (VERY)
- Leave it to me - I'll sort it out tomorrow.
- Try not to get worked up , I'm sure we can sort the problem out.
- You must be tired out after all that driving - why don't you have a little sleep?
out adverb, preposition (LOUD)
- They looked at the picture and laughed out loud.
- Oh, for crying out loud, why won't you listen to me!
- Ken screamed out a warning telling people to get out of the way.
- I had this sudden impulse to shout out "Rubbish!" in the middle of her speech.
- A cry of warning rang out.
out adverb, preposition (FAR AWAY)
- She lived out in Australia for a long time.
- Helen lived out in Oregon for two years before moving back east.
- She could see the sailing boats way out on the horizon.
- He lives out in the suburbs.
- They moved out to the countryside after ten years in the city.
out adverb, preposition (LIGHT/FIRE)
out adverb, preposition (COAST)
Is the tide coming in or going out? 潮水是在漲還是在退？
- At what time does the tide start to go out?
- The sea level is 5 metres lower when the tide is out.
- Cows graze on the marshes when the tide is out.
- At about three o'clock, the tide started to go out.
- The boats will put (out) to sea on this evening's high tide.
out adverb, preposition (MADE PUBLIC)
She came out three years ago. 她公開稱自己是同性戀者已經有三年了。
- When the truth came out, there was public outrage.
- After her death, it came out that she'd lied about her age.
- The basic facts of the story are out, but the details are still fuzzy.
- It's too late, the rumours are out now.
- Shocking revelations about their private life came out in the Sunday papers.
out adverb, preposition (SPORT)
- The umpire overruled the line judge who had called the ball out.
- The referee judged that the ball had gone out before the player crossed it.
- His second serve landed out, giving his opponent two match points.
- You should have left that ball. It was going out.
- The ball was just out.
out adverb, preposition (UNCONSCIOUS)
- She passed out when she heard the news.
- I couldn't hold my breath for that long without passing out.
- It was so hot in the room, I thought I was going to pass out.
- She hit her head on the ceiling and knocked herself out.
- The sleeping tablets knocked him out for 18 hours.
out adverb, preposition (NOT ACCURATE)
C1 informal not accurate不準確的；錯誤的；有出入的
out adverb, preposition (EXISTING)
out adverb, preposition (FINISHED)
out adverb, preposition (NOT ACCEPTABLE)
out adverb, preposition (NOT FASHIONABLE)
out adverb, preposition (INTEND)
out for sth/to do sth informal
outverb [ T often passive ]uk /aʊt/ us /aʊt/