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clear out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclear out phrasal verb1 TIDY clear something ↔ out to make a place tidy by removing things from it and getting rid of them πŸ”Š I need to clear out my closet.2 LEAVE A PLACEto leave a place or building quickly πŸ”Š Wait to get on the train until the people getting off have cleared out.clear out! British English (=used to tell someone angrily to go away) β†’ clear-out β†’ clearβ†’ See Verb table
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clear outβ€’ I decided to have a clear-out and throw out all my old clothes.β€’ I found a pile of her old letters while I was clearing out my desk.β€’ We have to clear the garage out this weekend.
clear-outˈclear-out noun [countable usually singular] British English informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š GET RID OFa process in which you get rid of unwanted objects or possessions πŸ”Š I had a clear-out and got rid of a lot of old toys.
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clear-outβ€’ Yesterday's clear-out removed the last of the hardliners from the politburo.
From Longman Business Dictionaryclear something β†’ out phrasal verb [transitive]COMMERCE to sell goods cheaply in order to get rid of themFord is offering discounts in order to clear out last year’s models. β†’ clearβ†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
clear
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclear
he, she, itclears
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycleared
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cleared
he, she, ithas cleared
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cleared
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clear
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cleared
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam clearing
he, she, itis clearing
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you, we, theyare clearing
Past
I, he, she, itwas clearing
you, we, theywere clearing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been clearing
he, she, ithas been clearing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been clearing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be clearing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been clearing
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