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sell out (something)

phrasal verb with sell us   /sel/ verb [I/T] past tense and past participle sold /soʊld/
  • (EXCHANGE ALL)

to get rid of all of an item in exchange for money: We sold out (of) the T-shirts in the first couple of hours. Ten of the Huskies' 15 home games are already sold out (= all the tickets have been bought).
If a business sells out, it receives money in exchange for control of it: The owners of the Meadowlark Inn said they would be willing to sell out at a fair price.

sell out (something)

phrasal verb with sell us   /sel/ verb [I/T] past tense and past participle sold /soʊld/
  • (DO FOR MONEY)

to give up support for a person or belief for money or personal advantage: He wouldn't sell out the cause to serve his own interests.
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