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|present participle||going out|
|past tense||went out|
|past participle||gone out|
I wanted the evenings free for going out with friends.
We haven't gone out dancing in a long time.
Let's go out to eat tonight.
She wasn't allowed go out and play with the other kids.
How long have Rob and Ally been going out?
Greg used to go out with Karla.
We've been going out together for three months now.
The show doesn't go out until after most children have gone to bed.
This is the American English definition of go out. View British English definition of go out.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has a positive electrical charge
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