English version

separate somebody/something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishseparate somebody/something ↔ out phrasal verb1 SEPARATEto divide a group of people or things into smaller groups We must separate out these different factors and examine each one.2 SEPARATEto remove one type of thing or person from a group from Many older people may prefer not to be separated out from the rest of the adult population. separate→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
separate outMr Damant will have to separate these out.They obviate the need to walk about with a small shovel and separate bags.The data used was taken from two separate surveys carried out in 1977 and 1981.Although separate reports out of Toronto have Gretzky all but dealt to the St.
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Verb table
separate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyseparate
he, she, itseparates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyseparated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave separated
he, she, ithas separated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad separated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill separate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have separated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam separating
he, she, itis separating
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you, we, theyare separating
Past
I, he, she, itwas separating
you, we, theywere separating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been separating
he, she, ithas been separating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been separating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be separating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been separating
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