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phrasal verb [intransitive] mainly American informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyflunk out
he/she/itflunks out
present participleflunking out
past tenseflunked out
past participleflunked out
  1. to have to leave a school because your work is not satisfactory
    flunk out of:

    Marie has flunked out of college.

See also main entry: flunk


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