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Significado de “out of” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "out of" - Diccionario Inglés

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out ofpreposition

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  • out of preposition (NO LONGER IN)

out of somewhere/sth

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A2 no ​longer in a ​statedplace or ​condition: An ​applerolled out of the ​bag. Professor Aitchison is out of town this ​week. The ​patient is now out of danger. The ​coffeemachine is out of order (= does not ​work). Both she and her ​husband are out of work (= no ​longer have ​jobs).
  • out of preposition (MADE FROM)

B1 (also of) used to show what something is made from: The ​dress was made out of ​velvet.

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  • out of preposition (BECAUSE OF)

B2 used to show the ​reason why someone does something: I took the ​job out of necessity because we had no ​moneyleft. You might like to come and ​see what we're doing out of interest (= because I ​think you might be ​interested).

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  • out of preposition (FROM AMONG)

B1 from among an ​amount or ​number: Nine out of ten ​people said they ​liked the ​product. No one got 20 out of 20 (= all the ​answerscorrect) in the ​test.

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  • out of preposition (ORIGIN)

used to ​describe where something came from or ​began: She ​dresses like a ​character out of a 19th-century ​novel. I ​paid for the ​computer out of (= using some of) my ​savings.
(Definition of out of from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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out ofpreposition

 us   /ˈoʊt əv/
  • out of preposition (OUTSIDE)

from a ​place or ​position inside something to a ​place or ​position that is beyond it or not ​part of it: I ​jumped out of ​bed and ​randownstairs. My ​daughter just got out of the ​hospital. If you are out of an ​activity, you are no ​longerinvolved in it: He ​decided to get out of ​teaching.out of sight If something is out of ​sight it is ​hidden or too ​far away to be ​seen
  • out of preposition (NOT IN A STATE OF)

not in the ​best or in a ​correctstate, or not in a ​particularstate or ​condition: The ​picture was out of ​focus. James has been out of ​work for over a ​month. This ​dress is out of ​style (= no ​longerfashionable).out of character If a person’s ​behavior is out of ​character, it is very different from the ​usual way that ​personbehaves: It was out of ​character for Charles not to ​offer to ​help.out of control Someone or something out of ​control is ​difficult to ​manage: The ​weeds in the ​garden are out of ​control.out of print A ​book that is out of ​print is no ​longeravailable.out of season When a ​fruit or ​vegetable is out of ​season, it is a ​time of the ​year when it does not usually ​growlocally and must be ​obtained from another ​region or ​country: Tomatoes are out of ​season now.
  • out of preposition (WITH)

with the ​help of: I ​paid for the ​computer out of my ​savings.
  • out of preposition (BY USING)

(of a ​material or ​substance) by using, to ​produce something: The ​dress was made out of ​velvet.
  • out of preposition (NOT HAVE)

in a ​condition in which you have no more of something, esp. because it has all been used: We’ll ​soon be out of ​gas. I’m out of ​patience with her. We’re out of ​time – we’ve got to ​leaveright now.
  • out of preposition (COMING FROM)

coming from: She ​copied the ​pattern out of a ​magazine.
  • out of preposition (BECAUSE OF)

because of: She ​volunteered out of a ​sense of duty.
  • out of preposition (FROM AMONG)

from among a ​group or a ​particularnumber: The ​pollshowed that six out of ten ​peopleapproved of the ​job the ​president is doing.
(Definition of out of from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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