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hire something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhire something ↔ out phrasal verb British English1 LENDto allow someone to borrow something for a short time in exchange for money to a little company that hires out boats to tourists2 JOB/WORK hire yourself out to arrange to work for someone They were so poor they had to hire themselves out on the farms. hire→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hire outMeanwhile tons of sound equipment seized by police has today been reclaimed by the people who hired it out.We thought about hiring ourselves out as sort of bespectacled human twigs for water - divining purposes.Tony plans to hire it out for weddings and film work.We called technical support and reached a Florida office, a tech-support company that hires itself out to Compaq.The anonymous donor, a needlewoman herself, hired it out to film studios in the 1940s.Her brother earned his living by hiring himself out to whoever needed his services on the island.hire toWe called technical support and reached a Florida office, a tech-support company that hires itself out to Compaq.The anonymous donor, a needlewoman herself, hired it out to film studios in the 1940s.Her brother earned his living by hiring himself out to whoever needed his services on the island.hire yourself outWe thought about hiring ourselves out as sort of bespectacled human twigs for water-divining purposes.We called technical support and reached a Florida office, a tech-support company that hires itself out to Compaq.Her brother earned his living by hiring himself out to whoever needed his services on the island.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhire something/somebody → out phrasal verb [transitive] British English to allow someone to use something or someone for a period of time in exchange for moneyThey hire out photocopiers and other office equipment.a company that hires out computer engineers hire→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hire
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhire
he, she, ithires
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhired
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hired
he, she, ithas hired
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hired
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hire
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hired
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hiring
he, she, itis hiring
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you, we, theyare hiring
Past
I, he, she, itwas hiring
you, we, theywere hiring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hiring
he, she, ithas been hiring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hiring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hiring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hiring
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