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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfill out
he/she/itfills out
present participlefilling out
past tensefilled out
past participlefilled out

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to add information such as your name or address in the empty spaces on an official document

    It took me a long time to fill out the application form.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] informal if someone fills out, their body becomes less thin

    Sam’s really filled out, hasn’t he?

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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