English version

screen something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscreen something ↔ out phrasal verb1 PROTECTto prevent something harmful from passing through syn filter out Sun lotions screen out damaging ultraviolet light.2 SUITABLEto remove people or things that are not acceptable or not suitable syn filter out An answering service can screen out nuisance calls. screen→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
screen outBefore I'd finished it, the light on my phone screen mercifully flickered out.One, and then two screens picked her out.A stage-a melee - heaving bodies-and then a huge hand filled the screen and blotted out everything for an instant.The text on the screen will shift to the left, some off the edge of the screen and out of view.The violence on the screen seeped out, rambled round the room like an animal, then joined them in the seats.More deflector panels sweep the beam backwards and forwards across the screen to trace out the picture lines.
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Verb table
screen
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscreen
he, she, itscreens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscreened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave screened
he, she, ithas screened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad screened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill screen
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have screened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam screening
he, she, itis screening
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you, we, theyare screening
Past
I, he, she, itwas screening
you, we, theywere screening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been screening
he, she, ithas been screening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been screening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be screening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been screening
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