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phrasal verb [transitive] British
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydo out
he/she/itdoes out
present participledoing out
past tensedid out
past participledone out
  1. 1
    informal to make a room, cupboard, or drawer thoroughly tidy and clean
    While I’m down here, I’ll do out these cupboards.
  2. 2
    to decorate a room
    do something out in something: They’ve had their kitchen done out in light wood and blue tiles.
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