English version

mark somebody/something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmark somebody/something ↔ out phrasal verb1 SHOW/LET somebody SEE somethingto show the shape or position of something by drawing lines around it A volleyball court had been marked out on the grass.2 DIFFERENT British English to make someone or something seem very different from or better than other similar people or thingsmark somebody/something out as something His stunning victory marked him out as the very best horse of his era.mark somebody out for something She seemed marked out for success. mark→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
mark outFor Hermina Chitula, it was the vaccination scar that marked her out as a foreigner.It marked it out as a patriotic party, in contrast to the general image it had earned during the 1920s.It is just this denial of anything beyond what is directly given in experience that marks Berkeley out as an empiricist.At first glance only his sword and the shoulder straps attached to his shirt mark him out as an officer.Had he marked her out as his prey?There is nothing about this combination of themes which marks it out as the exclusive preserve of the right.In the posterior part of the body there appears to be a distinct mid-line streak and diagonal marks running out from it.Some required much pacing and marking to get out of.mark somebody/something out as somethingTo provide a university education for her might mark her out as a favoured pupil.For Hermina Chitula, it was the vaccination scar that marked her out as a foreigner.It marked it out as a patriotic party, in contrast to the general image it had earned during the 1920s.They will mark you out as a professional - personable, efficient, and reliable.The red carpeting everywhere marks the Concert Hall out as a typical Ogilvy and Ogilvy building.It is just this denial of anything beyond what is directly given in experience that marks Berkeley out as an empiricist.At first glance only his sword and the shoulder straps attached to his shirt mark him out as an officer.Had he marked her out as his prey?There is nothing about this combination of themes which marks it out as the exclusive preserve of the right.
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Verb table
mark
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymark
he, she, itmarks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymarked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave marked
he, she, ithas marked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad marked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mark
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have marked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam marking
he, she, itis marking
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you, we, theyare marking
Past
I, he, she, itwas marking
you, we, theywere marking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been marking
he, she, ithas been marking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been marking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be marking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been marking
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