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English definition of “wear someone out”

wear someone out

phrasal verb with wear   /weər/ verb (wore, worn)
to make someone very tired : All this walking is wearing me out.
(Definition of wear someone out from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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