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Topic: MILITARY


shell

2 verb
     
shell2 [transitive]
1PM to fire shells from large guns at something:
The army has been shelling the town since yesterday.
2DFC to remove something such as beans or nuts from a shell or pod:
Josie was shelling peas in the kitchen.

shell out (something)

phrasal verb
to pay a lot of money for something, especially unwillingly:
If you want the repairs done right, you'll have to shell out at least $800.
shell out (something) for
She ended up shelling out for two rooms.
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