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wear (sth) away

phrasal verb with wear
 
 
/weər/ verb ( past tense wore, past participle worn)
to disappear after a lot of time or use, or to make something disappear in this way: The words on the gravestone had worn away completely.Deteriorating and making worse
Translations of “wear (sth) away”
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)磨損,磨掉…
in Russian стирать(ся), исчезать…
in Turkish bir zaman sonra kaybolmak, kullanılarak zamanla gözden kaybetmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)磨损,磨掉…
in Polish zacierać się/ coś…
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