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English definition of “pan out”

pan out

phrasal verb with pan
 
 
/pæn/ verb [T] (present participle panning, past tense and past participle panned) informal
to develop in a particular way: Not all his ideas had panned out in the way he would have liked.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
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