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exhaust

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexhaustex‧haust1 /ɪɡˈzɔːst $ -ˈzɒːst/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 TIREDto make someone feel extremely tired 🔊 A full day’s teaching exhausts me.exhaust yourself 🔊 He’d exhausted himself carrying all the boxes upstairs.2 FINISH/USE ALL OF somethingto use all of something syn use up 🔊 We are in danger of exhausting the world’s oil supply. 🔊 Having exhausted all other possibilities, I asked Jan to look after the baby.3 exhaust a subject/topic etc→ See Verb table
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exhaustThe organization has exhausted all its funds.What will happen when we have exhausted all our natural resources?Sooner or later most workers will be wired, and another moderator of inflation will then have been exhausted also.It exhausted him to talk for too long, but he loved hearing all the theater gossip.The effort of swimming against the current exhausted him.As support funds are exhausted, more funds are deployed in protecting positions against the currency.Over-intensive farming had exhausted the supply of nutrients in the soil.We are in danger of exhausting the world's oil supply.The trip totally exhausted us.exhaust yourselfAt first he showed some energy, but as recalcitrance persisted on both sides this quickly exhausted itself.Finally, the anger exhausted itself.You will know about using the voice and body and know how not to exhaust yourself.Each time she exhausted herself but managed never to become ill.Given its inherent curiosity, even the simplest mind will exhaust itself devising solutions to challenges it confronts.He said he hadn't the strength to act on it, and yet he exhausted himself in making it roadworthy.Jake exhausted himself romping in and out of Oak Creek.As long as you don't exhaust yourself, this is good advice.exhausted ... possibilitiesHave we therefore exhausted all possibilities of being clearer as to what we are talking about?Having exhausted all these possibilities, the ordering and challenging might become explicit.
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exhaustexhaust2 ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 (also exhaust pipe) [countable]T a pipe on a car or machine that waste gases pass through2 [uncountable]TE the gas produced when an engine is working 🔊 exhaust fumes
Examples from the Corpus
exhaustIt turned out to be only bus exhaust.Consider one example from the annals of air pollution: the effort to reduce the effects of car exhaust on the atmosphere.But recent work has revealed that adenosine is much more than mere cellular exhaust.The clutch has also been strengthened and a full Force exhaust system in titanium is added.Trailed by a cloud of exhaust fumes, he accelerated up the road.Divorced father-of-three Terry Liffen was found dead in his car with a hose pipe leading from the exhaust.This is detected with a special sensor in the exhaust manifold.And 86 to 90 percent comes from vehicle exhaust, evenly divided between diesel and gasoline engines.
From Longman Business Dictionaryexhaustex‧haust /ɪgˈzɔːst-ˈzɒːst/ verb [transitive]1if you exhaust a supply of something, you use it all, so that there is none leftThe museum was unable to buy the painting as its funds were exhausted by the purchase of two huge albums of eighteenth-century architectural drawings.2to take all the natural supplies of something from a place such as a mine so that there is none leftCut-and-run logging is expected to exhaust the primary rainforest by the end of the decade.an exhausted coal mine→ See Verb table
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Verb table
exhaust
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexhaust
he, she, itexhausts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexhausted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave exhausted
he, she, ithas exhausted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad exhausted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill exhaust
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have exhausted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam exhausting
he, she, itis exhausting
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you, we, theyare exhausting
Past
I, he, she, itwas exhausting
you, we, theywere exhausting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been exhausting
he, she, ithas been exhausting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been exhausting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be exhausting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been exhausting
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