English version

copy something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcopy something ↔ out phrasal verbCOPYto write something again exactly as it is written in the document that you are looking at The monks copied their manuscripts out by hand. copy→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
copy outGet the notes typewritten using a new ribbon, or copy them out in black felt tip pen in large capital letters.The document had become the classic of dissent for these young men, each copy painstakingly written out in longhand.The beginner would be well advised to copy them out in open score with the necessary transpositions.Some he would take home, copying them out most carefully before returning them in their leather cases to their proper places.We've only five copies to give out, so don't hang about.
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Verb table
copy
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycopy
he, she, itcopies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycopied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave copied
he, she, ithas copied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad copied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill copy
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have copied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam copying
he, she, itis copying
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you, we, theyare copying
Past
I, he, she, itwas copying
you, we, theywere copying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been copying
he, she, ithas been copying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been copying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be copying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been copying
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