English version

empty into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishempty into something phrasal verbif a river empties into a larger area of water, it flows into it The Mississippi River empties into the Gulf of Mexico. empty→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
empty into The large four poster like a barge of state sailed empty into emptiness three centuries too late.His room looks as if the contents were emptied into it from ceiling height.The road crawled upward toward the place where the saddle emptied into sky.The thicket leads into a compact marshy wetland, the fifth biome, which finally emptied into the lagoon.The system empties into the ocean about four miles off the coast of Point Loma.Water from the cross street swirled around its base, forming whirlpools before emptying into the sea.His sperm ducts empty into this pouch so that the eggs are quickly and efficiently fertilised.
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Verb table
empty
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyempty
he, she, itempties
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyemptied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave emptied
he, she, ithas emptied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad emptied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill empty
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have emptied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam emptying
he, she, itis emptying
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you, we, theyare emptying
Past
I, he, she, itwas emptying
you, we, theywere emptying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been emptying
he, she, ithas been emptying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been emptying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be emptying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been emptying
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