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scour sth out

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with scour   /skaʊər/ us    /skaʊ.ɚ/
to make a hole by a movement that is repeated continuously over a long period of time: The fast-moving water had scoured out a channel in the rock.
Translations of “scour sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沖刷出, 磨出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冲刷出, 磨出…
(Definition of scour sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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