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measure something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmeasure something ↔ out phrasal verbTMMEASUREto take a specific amount of liquid, powder etc from a larger amount Measure out 100 grams of flour. measure→ See Verb table
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measure outIn future you take preventative measures.I might even get to the office and be measured and out again before the first of the boys arrived.Hence a knowledgeable citizen may not wish to have 502 reduction measures carried out beyond what is reasonable.Both times the measure was thrown out by the House of Lords.All these measures were carried out in the name of cost improvements cost-cutting would be a more appropriate name.They measured it all out painstakingly.One might also point to the fear among many politicians of electoral retribution if radical measures turn out to be unpopular.Near to the time of operation specific measures are carried out to safeguard patients.
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Verb table
measure
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymeasure
he, she, itmeasures
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymeasured
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave measured
he, she, ithas measured
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad measured
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill measure
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have measured
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam measuring
he, she, itis measuring
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you, we, theyare measuring
Past
I, he, she, itwas measuring
you, we, theywere measuring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been measuring
he, she, ithas been measuring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been measuring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be measuring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been measuring
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