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out

Pronunciation: /aʊt/

When out is used as an adverb meaning outside, it often adds little to the sense of the phrase: they're out in the garden = they're in the garden. In such cases out will not usually be translated: ils sont dans le jardin.

vt

  • révéler l'homosexualité de [person]

adv

  • 1 (outside) dehors to stay out in the rain rester (dehors) sous la pluie out there dehors
  • 2to go or walk out sortir I couldn't find my way out je ne trouvais pas la sortie when the tide is out à marée basse further out plus loin to invite sb out to dinner inviter qn au restaurant
  • 4to be out [book, exam results] être publié/-e
  • 6to be out [fire, light] être éteint/-e
  • 7 [Sport] to be out [player] être éliminé/-e ‘out!’ (of ball) ‘out!’
  • 8 (over) before the week is out avant la fin de la semaine
  • 9 [fam] to be out to do être bien décidé/-e à faire he's just out for what he can get c'est l'intérêt qui le guide

phr (out of)

  • 1to go or walk or come out of sortir de to jump out of the window sauter par la fenêtre to take sth out of one's bag prendre qch dans son sac
  • 2 (expressing ratio) sur two out of every three deux sur trois
  • 3 hors de [reach, sight]; en dehors de [city]; à l'abri de [sun]
  • 4to be (right) out of ne plus avoir de [item]

Idioms

to be out of it

[fam] être dans les vapes [fam]

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