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take it out of sb

(also take a lot out of sb)
phrasal verb with take uk   us   /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
to make someone very ​tired: Running around after 25 ​preschoolerstakes it out of me by the end of the ​week.
(Definition of take it out of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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