English version

phase something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishphase something ↔ out phrasal verbSTOP DOING somethingSTOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto gradually stop using or providing something The subsidy for company cars is to be phased out next year. phase→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
phase outWith over a third of the standing army enrolled in the colonies, the situation became dangerous and Nicholas phased them out.All night long, as I heard the unique and spooky sounds, I phased in and out of sleep.
From Longman Business Dictionaryphase something → out phrasal verb [transitive] to gradually stop using or providing somethingThe subsidy will be phased out. phase→ See Verb table
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Verb table
phase
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyphase
he, she, itphases
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyphased
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave phased
he, she, ithas phased
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad phased
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill phase
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have phased
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam phasing
he, she, itis phasing
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you, we, theyare phasing
Past
I, he, she, itwas phasing
you, we, theywere phasing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been phasing
he, she, ithas been phasing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been phasing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be phasing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been phasing
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