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go out

phrasal verb with go
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ verb [I] ( present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
LEAVE A1 to leave a place in order to go somewhere else: Are you going out tonight?Departing
LIGHT/FIRE B1 If a light or something that is burning goes out, it stops producing light or heat: It took ages for the fire to go out.Darkness and becoming darkStopping fires
RELATIONSHIP B1 If two people go out together, they have a romantic relationship with each other: I've been going out with him for a year.Finding a partner
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