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count sb out

phrasal verb with count uk   us   /kaʊnt/ verb


informal to ​keep someone out or not ​include someone in an ​activity or ​arrangement: Scuba ​diving? Oh no, ​count me out - I ​hate being under ​water!


[often passive] In a boxingcompetition, the refereecounts a ​fighter out by ​counting to ten when they ​fall to the ​floor and ​lose the ​fight by ​failing to get up before the end of the ​counting: Cooper was ​counted out in the ​final round.
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