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branch out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbranch out phrasal verbVARIOUS/OF DIFFERENT KINDSto start doing something different from the work or activities that you normally do Don’t be afraid to branch out and try something new.branch out into (doing) something Profits were falling until the bookstore branched out into selling CDs. branch→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
branch outI mentioned earlier that selfishness and narrowness get in the way of lawyers' branching out.Basically, I figured that this was my ticket to at least branching out a little bit.The clothing designer has branched out and now has his name on a line of perfume.The basic tree consists of a network branching out from an initial decision of whether or not to undertake the project.It first branched out into cosmetics and perfumes in 1990 and in 1994 moved its headquarters for those businesses to New York.Sometimes the problem begins with a common opening part before branching out into its subdivisions.Tupac Amaru, which at its peak numbered about 1,000 fighters, soon branched out into Mafiastyle crime.One can visualise this as a tree-like structure with broad categories branching out into narrower ones.Many businesses are unwilling to branch out into new and unfamiliar areas.They starred in comic strips and branched out into radio.When you don't allow employees to branch out, they become bored.branch out into (doing) somethingWith the help of new technology it has now branched out into a franchise operation called Videopics.Then I branched out into a new area.Seems the firm is branching out into cutlery, of which Mrs Maslin is doing the designing, surprise, surprise.Tupac Amaru, which at its peak numbered about 1,000 fighters, soon branched out into Mafiastyle crime.Joe also branched out into other parts of the newspaper, particularly the Sunday book-review section.The Journal has branched out into radio and television.They starred in comic strips and branched out into radio.He was talking about branching out into the ship-in-a-bottle business because Jonathon will make only ships.
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Verb table
branch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybranch
he, she, itbranches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybranched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave branched
he, she, ithas branched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad branched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill branch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have branched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam branching
he, she, itis branching
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you, we, theyare branching
Past
I, he, she, itwas branching
you, we, theywere branching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been branching
he, she, ithas been branching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been branching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be branching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been branching
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