English version

map something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmap something ↔ out phrasal verbPLANto plan carefully how something will happen Her own future had been mapped out for her by wealthy and adoring parents. map→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
map outThe best view of the vale is from the hills surrounding it; it looks like a map spread out.From the map, cut out a section to fit inside the frame and glue it in place.Later, in the business room, with the site maps spread out before them, John explained his new ideas.Radar mapping is carried out by using a very powerful radar transmitter to send bursts of radar power at the target.A new edition of these maps was brought out in 1801.In an office on the pier Coffin and Lane had maps spread out in front of them.If you want to find me on the map, check out the color-coded weather map in the newspaper.I went round another corner and took out the map to find out where I was, but it didn't help.
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Verb table
map
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymap
he, she, itmaps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymapped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mapped
he, she, ithas mapped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mapped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill map
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mapped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mapping
he, she, itis mapping
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you, we, theyare mapping
Past
I, he, she, itwas mapping
you, we, theywere mapping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mapping
he, she, ithas been mapping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mapping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mapping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mapping
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