out of preposition (NO LONGER IN)
out of somewhere/sth
- I'm always clipping recipes out of magazines.
- This cork won't come out of the bottle.
- The doctors say he is now out of danger.
- I really had to drag myself out of bed this morning.
- Fur coats have gone out of fashion.
out of preposition (MADE FROM)
- He made a hat for himself out of newspaper.
- Helmets and bullet-proof vests are often made out of Kevlar.
- He carves garden ornaments out of wood and sells them.
- The cake decorations are made out of sugar, so you can eat them if you like.
- Didn't you know that butter was made out of milk?
out of preposition (BECAUSE OF)
B2 used to show the reason why someone does something:
- We didn't publish the details, out of consideration for the victim's family.
- She decided to call her ex-boyfriend out of curiosity.
- He only went to see her out of duty.
- Just out of interest, how old is your wife?
- She finished with him and, out of revenge, he told her husband about their affair.
out of preposition (FROM AMONG)
- Out of all my friends, she is the most ambitious.
- He's the only child out of the whole class who's not going on the school trip.
- I've heard that, out of all the applicants for the job, he was the only graduate.
- Nine out of ten cats prefer this brand of cat food, apparently.
- I should be able to find one dress out of all this lot that suits me.