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phrasal verb [transitive] American informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theygut out
he/she/itguts out
present participlegutting out
past tensegutted out
past participlegutted out
  1. to be determined to continue doing something that is difficult or unpleasant

    He had gutted out his first semester at military school.

    gut it out:

    Brad spent his whole career winning matches he shouldn’t have won, just by gutting it out.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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