wear (sth) out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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wear (sth) out

phrasal verb with wear uk   /weər/  us   /wer/ verb (wore, worn)
B1 to use something so much that it is ​damaged and cannot be used any more, or to ​becomedamaged in this way: Moving ​parts in ​engineswear out much more ​quickly than ​stationaryparts.
(Definition of wear (sth) out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wear (sth) out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 用坏, 磨坏…
in Turkish eskimek/eskitmek, yıpranmak/yıpratmak…
in Russian изнашивать(ся)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用壞, 磨壞…
in Polish zużyć coś…
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