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wash out (something)

phrasal verb with wash us   /wɑʃ, wɔʃ/ verb [I/T]
  • (BE REMOVED)

to remove something by washing, or to disappear after washing: I hope this stain will wash out.

wash out something

phrasal verb with wash us   /wɑʃ, wɔʃ/ verb [I/T]
  • (BE DESTROYED)

(esp. of bad or violent weather) to cause something to fail, stop, or be destroyed: Rain washed tonight’s game out. The storm washed out roads and bridges.
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