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wear out something

phrasal verb with wear  us   /weər/ verb (past tense wore  /wɔr, woʊr/ , past participle worn  /wɔrn, woʊrn/ )
  • (USE REPEATEDLY)

to use something so much or for so ​long that it is no ​longerusable: I ​read that ​book over and over till I wore it out.
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