English version

wear out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwear out phrasal verb1 DAMAGEto become damaged and useless, or to make something like this, by using it a lot or for a long time My boots are beginning to wear out.wear something ↔ out He travels so much he actually wears out suitcases.2 TIRED wear somebody out to make someone feel extremely tired syn exhaust All this shopping has worn us out.wear yourself out Illness and death came suddenly; over the years she had simply worn herself out.3 wear out your welcome to stay with someone longer than they want you to worn out wear→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wear outIf you drive as fast as this all the time, you'll wear the brakes out.The carpet on the stairs is getting worn out.After only a month Terry had worn out the soles of his shoes.wear yourself outIllness and death came suddenly: it was as if, over many years, she had simply worn herself out.I had worn myself out, and if I did not sleep, I would have a headache.On other nights the debate went on until it devolved into shouting, or simply wore itself out and meandered into silence.In time, people wore themselves out and peace, of an exhausted sort, was restored.But when I wore myself out, I would admit the truth: I was afraid of Frank.For we wear each other out with our wakefulness.They tended to wear themselves out with too much excitement.And at least you will not have worn yourself out with unavailing efforts.wear out your welcomeFor a decade, Jerusalem continued approaching Washington with a measure of humility, careful not to wear out its welcome.They may become tired of being asked constantly; you may wear out your welcome.I mean when you get bored or some one wears out their welcome do you treat them like you would your job?
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Verb table
wear
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywear
he, she, itwears
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywore
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave worn
he, she, ithas worn
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad worn
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wear
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have worn
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wearing
he, she, itis wearing
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you, we, theyare wearing
Past
I, he, she, itwas wearing
you, we, theywere wearing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wearing
he, she, ithas been wearing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wearing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wearing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wearing
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