Use or be used until no longer in good condition or working order: wearing out the stair carpet the type was used again and again until it wore out
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- Find a set you like better than any other, and use them until you wear them out.
- We take many of these things - I'd add watches, jackets, and a few other types of clothes to the mix - entirely for granted until the old one wears out.
- Other than that, cheap stuff, sale items, and a lot of hand-me-downs went into each backpack, which was also kept until it either wore out or became too youthful for its owner.
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