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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theytap out
he/she/ittaps out
present participletapping out
past tensetapped out
past participletapped out
  1. 1
    American to use all the money that someone or something has available

    How can we buy a new house without tapping out our savings account?

  2. 3
    American to make you feel very tired

    We were tapped out after a long day of skiing.

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