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hollow sth out

phrasal verb with hollow uk   /ˈhɒl.əʊ/  us   /ˈhɑː.loʊ/ verb
to make an ​emptyspace inside something: Sand ​carried by the ​wind has hollowed out the ​base of the ​cliff.
(Definition of hollow sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hollow sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…挖空, 使变空…
in Turkish oymak, çukur açmak…
in Russian выдалбливать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…挖空, 使變空…
in Polish wydrążyć coś…
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