English version

close something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclose something ↔ out phrasal verb American English1 to finish in a particular way The bond market closed out the week on a strong note.2 CHEAPif a store closes out a type of goods, they sell all of them cheaply We’re closing out this line of swimwear. close→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
close outMy old outhouse is dangerously close to topping out.The bag was closed, shutting out all light.He got it close and holed out and then the camera focused on Brian Harley, who had a slightly shorter putt.And if anybody came close to finding out, curtains ...Her jaw clenches as if she has to force it open and closed to get out each word.Just as I am close to blacking out, it stops.Bear even the nights when she was close but out of sight, behind walls and doors lying next to him.Sampras steamrolled through the first set and closed it out with a two-point resume of his ability.
From Longman Business Dictionaryclose something → out phrasal verb [transitive] American EnglishCOMMERCE if a store closes out a type of goods, it sells all of them cheaplyWe’re closing out this line of swimwear. see also closeout close→ See Verb table
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Verb table
close
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclose
he, she, itcloses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclosed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave closed
he, she, ithas closed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad closed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill close
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have closed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam closing
he, she, itis closing
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you, we, theyare closing
Past
I, he, she, itwas closing
you, we, theywere closing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been closing
he, she, ithas been closing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been closing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be closing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been closing
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