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verb hollow pronunciation in British English /ˈhɒləʊ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlehollowing
past tensehollowed
past participlehollowed

phrasal verb

hollow out

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhollow out
he/she/ithollows out
present participlehollowing out
past tensehollowed out
past participlehollowed out
  1. 1
    to make a hole in something by removing what is inside it
  2. 2
    to make or build something by making a hole in something

    The amphitheatre had been hollowed out of the steep hillside.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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